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Delivery Driver - Birmingham, AL

Merchants Foodservice Birmingham Full-Time
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Experience: Minimum two years driving experience with a Class A CDL license

It will be the responsibility of the delivery driver to:

  • Check route paper work prior to leaving yard
  • Ensure that he/she has correct trailer & tractor
  • Sign into on board computer with route no & id
  • Drive Safely & follow all DOT rules & regulations
  • Deliver all product error free & in a timely manner
  • Collect any monies due as indicated by invoice
  • Complete all necessary paperwork
  • Upon return to yard empty trailer (consolidate at domiciles )
  • Separate, sort & account for all invoices
  • Place all money envelopes in the safe or route bag
  • Verify & sign off on pick up slips
  • Any other driver duties that may be assigned

Skill, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of route delivery.
  • Able to read & understand an invoice.
  • Safe driving habits & driving record & acceptable MVR, able to lift 50+ pounds on a continuous basis.
  • Customer Service attitude.

Physical Body Positions:

  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Bending

Body Movements:

  • Use of hands, arms, legs, eyes and voice.


  • Requires basic communication and math skills. Must be able to comprehend industry terms. Computer literate, able to operate on board computer system

Working environment:

  • Outside in all weather conditions.
  • Tractor cab & inside trailer & customer premises including coolers & freezers

Education Required: High School or equivalent


Recommended skills

Computer Literacy
Commercial Driver's License (Cdl)


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Delivery Driver - Birmingham, AL
Estimated Salary: $45K
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Merchants Foodservice has grown into a leading wholesale food distributor and restaurant supplier—all from a small beginning in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

The Merchants Foodservice foundation was laid February 11, 1904, when seven original stockholders opened the Fain Grocery Company to service the retail and wholesale grocery trade.

The name changed to The Merchants Grocery Company in 1907, and construction began on a two-story brick warehouse. Soon after, Merchants started running a corn meal mill, a small grain elevator and a feed mill. In 1920, a cold storage plant was built to handle fresh fruit and vegetables.

In 1923, a milestone was reached. The Merchants Company generated one million dollars in sales. The next year, it opened a modern feed manufacturing plant in Laurel, Mississippi. In 1931, it opened a meat packing house in Jackson, Mississippi, to sell fresh and frozen pork, beef and Allied products. All grain operations moved to Vicksburg for better access to Mississippi River barges in 1950.

In 1982, the course was set to convert The Merchants Company to the modern food distribution company and restaurant supplier it is today. The grain elevators were sold, and the seven distribution centers were consolidated into two expanded facilities.

Today our fleet of multi-temp food distribution trucks supplies fresh and prepackaged goods to nine states from four modernized warehouse facilities in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. Specialized data processing software allows our team to respond to customers more quickly and accurately than ever before.

Merchants Foodservice is one of 2,600 food distribution companies in the United States. Distributor Intelligence Report ranked Merchants Foodservice 13th in the nation in sales for 2014.

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