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US Foods is hiring for Freight Driver

The responsibilities of a Freight Driver include driving a commercial vehicle to transport products to different US Foods clients. The driver must ensure timely delivery and prioritize safety while maintaining excellent standards of customer service...

Key Responsibilities:

Driving and Delivery:
• Follow the regulations established by local, state, and national authorities to the letter when driving a commercial vehicle.
• Transport goods to their assigned destinations by following designated routes and schedules.
• Guarantee the proper treatment and precise shipment of items by delivering them to clients' premises.

Customer Service:
• Provide unparalleled service by professionally interacting with customers, demonstrating empathy towards their delivery concerns.
• Acquire payments or receipts from customers when required.

Safety and Compliance:
• To ensure a safe and reliable journey, be sure to perform both pre- and post-trip vehicle assessments.
• Reporting vehicle maintenance issues in a timely manner is vital to keeping the car running properly.
• It is crucial to comply with the safety guidelines, and this involves using the required personal protective equipment (PPE).

Documentation:
• Maintaining precise records is vital to remaining in compliance with regulations and includes keeping detailed delivery logs, mileage reports, and other documents up to date.
• Correctly documenting and handling returned or refused products is an important task.

Team Collaboration:
• Partner with dispatchers, warehouse staff, and colleagues in driving to enhance delivery operations' efficiency.
• Participate in all scheduled training sessions and meetings.

Qualifications:
• Having a credible and unsullied driving history coupled with a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
• Candidates with a minimum of 1-2 years of professional driving experience are preferred.
• Having the proficiency to drive a car with a manual gearbox.
• Familiarity with DOT guidelines and safety regulations.
• Skilled in delivering exceptional customer service and outstanding communication.
• The ability to lift and carry products weighing up to 50 pounds is a necessary physical requirement for effectively managing the loading and unloading of goods.
• Ability to work on a flexible schedule, including early mornings, late evenings, and weekends.

Benefits:
• The organization offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical coverage, retirement savings options, and compensated vacation time.
• US Foods is committed to helping its employees achieve their professional goals through its comprehensive career advancement programs.
• Extensive coaching and backing.

As an equal opportunity employer, US Foods recognizes the value of diversity and is committed to promoting an inclusive culture.

About Company:

Headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, US Foods stands as one of the most prominent foodservice distributors in the United States. It was established in 1989, following the combination of multiple regional foodservice businesses that have been around since the 19th century. US Foods has a large client base consisting of multi-unit and independent restaurants, government and educational institutions, as well as healthcare facilities.

Fresh produce, meats, and seafood, frozen and refrigerated, canned and dry products, and non-food items are among the many items that US Foods provides to its clients. Additionally, the company provides support solutions such as culinary expertise, menu development, technological advancements, and operational support to assist their customers.

US Foods places significant emphasis on sustainability and corporate responsibility, in addition to its core distribution business. The company has undertaken initiatives such as route optimization to reduce fuel consumption, as well as incorporating energy-efficient technology into its facilities, to minimize its environmental impact. Moreover, US Foods prioritizes food safety and quality, enforcing strict standards to ensure the products it distributes meet the highest levels of safety and freshness.

US Foods is noted for its emphasis on collaborative and creative work by uniting an employee base of over 28,000 people. By relying on technological advances and data analytics to enhance performance and customer experiences, they further entrench their leadership position in the food service distribution sector. USFD is a publicly traded firm listed on the NYSE, ensuring that it continues to shape future American eating patterns
Wayland MA United States

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