Sales Route Driver

Drive trucks or automobiles to deliver or sell products or render services.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sales Route Drivers do?

Drives truck or automobile over established route to deliver and sell products or render services, collects money from customers, and makes change: Drives truck to deliver such items as beer, soft drinks, bakery products, dry cleaning, laundry, specialty foods, and medical supplies to customer’s home or place of business. Collects money from customers, makes change, and records transactions on customer receipt. Writes customer order and instructions. Records sales or deliveries information on daily sales or delivery record. Calls on prospective customers to solicit new business. Prepares order forms and sales contracts. Informs regular customers of new products or services. Listens to and resolves service complaints. May place stock on shelves or racks. May set up merchandise and sales promotion displays or issue sales promotion materials to customers. May collect or pick up empty containers or rejected or unsold merchandise. May load truck. May issue or obtain customer signature on receipt for pickup or delivery. May clean inside of truck. May perform routine maintenance on truck. May direct DRIVER HELPER, SALES ROUTE 292.667-010 to load and unload truck and carry merchandise. May be designated according to product delivered or service rendered.

Should I be a Sales Route Driver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Any Commodity Sales Deliverer, City Route Driver, City Routeman, Driver, Sales Route, Jukebox Route Driver See More

    How to become a Sales Route Driver

    Most Sales Route Drivers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aabaa&chl=no+college+%2897%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,97,97
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