Hermes Parcelnet

  • Class 2 ( Cat C ) Drivers - Days

    Town/City Peterborough
    Posted Date 4 months ago(06/03/2018 14:03)
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    Number of Positions
    £10.03 p/h
  • Overview

    The UK's largest home delivery courier network, Hermes will deliver more than 260 million parcels this year on behalf of the biggest names in retail and our network of over 14,500 hard working lifestyle Couriers make this happen providing a high quality doorstep service. We employ over 2,500 people; delivering parcels to over 190 countries.


    We have grown in excess of 15% each year over the past 5 years with even bigger ambitions for the future - there has never been a more exciting time to join us!


    How it feels to work for us:

    Here at Hermes, we empower each individual with both the responsibility to make critical decisions and to explore new ideas to achieve the best performance.


    The biggest thing we are proud of is that our people care. We want you to make a positive difference to our customer’s experience, because in every job at Hermes, you will and you can add value.


    The purpose of this role is to deliver packages and catalogues on a multi-drop basis to couriers and sub depots within a defined geographical area, providing customer service whilst operating within a safe working environment and ensuring legal compliance.


    Responsibilities include:

    • To ensure that the delivery vehicles are maintained at all times to Company standards in terms of reporting of any defects to the vehicle
    • Ensuring that the vehicles are driven safely and well presented and all procedures and legal regulations are adhered to eg FTA regulations
    • Maintaining integrity and ownership when handling packages, to make certain product is securely delivered to the correct address.
    • Completing assigned deliveries within time allocated on the designated route. Initiative, knowledge and skill should be used to anticipate and resolve any day to day issues.
    • Ensuring scanning compliance at all times with the accurate use of the hand held terminals
    • Accurate completion of all relevant paperwork
    • Ensuring all activities are undertaken in accordance with appropriate security and Health and Safety legislation and policies.
    • Maintain a clean and tidy appearance together with a professional courteous manner to all customers and colleagues
    • Maintaining contact with the depot, ensuring any issues are communicated throughout the day.
    • Where necessary some warehouse duties will be required to meet the needs of the business, along with the manual handling of heavier and large items.


    • Full UK driving licence applicable for driving 12t and 18t vehicles with no more than 6points
    • Ability to deliver good customer service
    • Organised and able to work on own initiative
    • Working towards or holding a Driver CPC
    • Good geographical awareness and/or map reading skills
    • Knowledge of digital tachographs and FTA regulations
    • Knowledge of working time directive


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