Delivery Driver Articles

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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Delivery driver tips: Winter’s coming . . .

Delivery driver tips: Winter’s coming . . .

With apologies to all who have yet to come to terms with the fact that summer is over, as we head into a winter driving season, the professional delivery driver will be called upon to keep the wheels of the industry, and their community, rolling. As imperative as that...

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Hot weather delivery driver tips

Hot weather delivery driver tips

As the hot weather is upon us, delivery professionals should be mindful of the impact on their personal health and on-road safety. Even in this country generally regarded as northern, temperatures and humidex readings can soar into the high 30s Celsius and beyond with...

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Electronic proof of delivery tech aids contactless delivery

ACERTUS, a tech-enabled automotive logistics and services company, released VINlocity Driver, proprietary electronic proof of delivery technology designed exclusively for their network of last mile and fleet delivery drivers. The mobile application enables drivers to...

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