Route Sales Representative

Job Summary:

The Route Sales Representative is responsible for delivering clean linens, picking up soiled linen, managing customer inventory, meeting customer’s needs, and making additional sales.

Route Sales Representatives job responsibilities include:

  • Ensure customer loyalty, retention and provide outstanding customer service. Build relationships, communicate openly, educate customers, manage customer needs and proactively resolve concerns in cooperation with supervision.
  • Safely operate a delivery vehicle on each trip, following all applicable laws and company policy. Maintain vehicle cleanliness and perform regular vehicle inspections.
  • Handle and process customer payments. Keep route paperwork current.
  • Ensure timely and correct deliveries of complete textile loads; pick up soiled textiles and maintain proper inventories in accounts.
  • Monitor and report competitive activity. Keep service agreements current and renewed.
  • Return from route and off load soiled textiles in the receiving area of facility.
  • Accurately prepare route paperwork and follow check-in procedures.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions and perform other tasks as directed by supervision.

Qualifications:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Have and maintain a driving record free of chargeable accidents, speeding or safety violations, and suspensions.
  • Demonstrate excellent skills in the operation of vehicles and have a verifiable minimum one year experience of safe and successful driving.
  • Demonstrate excellent skills in customer service and route sales.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, ability to comprehend and follow direction, as well as good time management skills and team player.
  • Recognize colors, sizes and types of product and count, add and subtract accurately.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.

Education:

  • High School graduation or similar experience.

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