Delivery Driver Articles

Earn Customer Trust with Ideal Spark Plugs for GDI Engines

Earn Customer Trust with Ideal Spark Plugs for GDI Engines

(SPONSORED CONTENT) By Autolite One of the key factors for a shop’s success is its reputation for customer service. While you cannot change the way vehicles and parts are manufactured, you can offer confident recommendations to customers on which parts will work best...

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ATE Disc Brake Pads deliver 95% Euro coverage

ATE Disc Brake Pads deliver 95% Euro coverage

(SPONSORED CONTENT) Continental ATE Disc Brake Pads give your customers exceptional coverage for over 95% of European models on Canadian roads. The fast-growing line includes 293 part numbers that feature excellent applications on Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land...

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Get organized! Tips for Delivery Drivers

Get organized! Tips for Delivery Drivers

Even if you’re new to the world of the professional delivery driver, you already know how important you are to the organization you work for. In many ways you are the face of the business to customers as you see them more than anyone else in the business. So, it is...

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Wait! Before you head out . . .

Wait! Before you head out . . .

A professional driver understands the need to get deliveries on the road promptly, especially at the start of the day. But ensuring that your delivery vehicle is in good working order on a daily basis will ensure that the day goes smoothly, and that any maintenance...

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The Shipshape Shipping Department

The Shipshape Shipping Department

By Paul Reed Your shipping and receiving area benefits from smart space planning, just as other areas do. And in some cases, it’s about more than raising productivity – it can be a safety issue as well. Paul Reed The Showroom Guy [email protected] The...

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Electric vehicles and the delivery fleet

Electric vehicles and the delivery fleet

While we are all of us definitely at the sharp end of a transition to electrification, it is also true that delivery fleets are taking a good hard look at the benefits of transitioning to and PHEVs and BEVs. This is going to shift a few elements for the professional...

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Getting started: Entry level delivery driver tips

Getting started: Entry level delivery driver tips

While there are certainly many examples these days of auto parts professionals becoming a delivery driver as a way to close out their long career in the aftermarket — and their experience is a valuable thing to keep around — it is also a critical aspect of an auto...

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The last mile: Food for thought

The last mile: Food for thought

The automotive aftermarket has often drawn on the experience of the grocery industry. Its vast array of products and narrow operating margins can certainly serve to inform strategies for the aftermarket, but the growing investigations into last-mile delivery by...

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Heroes won’t go hungry with this speedy recovery hook

It's a great feeling to pull someone out of a ditch, but it's a drag to be late for dinner. The new BOLT Locking Recovery Hook has a 10,000 lb. capacity and is designed to be 99-percent faster than other ¾-inch shackle type hooks. You can be the hero, but not go...

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