An LGV Driver drives safely and efficiently, ensuring the correct products are delivered at the correct time, location and temperature (if required), and documentation. The driver is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the load and vehicle by following correct procedures of the road, health and safety, and restraint. They may work within one or more sub-sectors including: shipping, import/export, removal, hazardous good, freight, and food.
Drivers will deliver to a range of customers, such as global organisations, sole traders, and private customers. They will also deliver to a variety of settings, such as warehouses, shops, and private residence. Drivers will typically work in shifts and work alone. They will operate in many locations such as inner cities, towns, and rural areas.
An LGV Driver will communicate with a range of people and customers, and meet expectations by providing quality service that encourages repeat business. Drivers in this role are highly competent in using industry-recognised systems (systems for reporting defects) and associated services (specific packaging or labelling) and are able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.