Drive trucks or other vehicles over established routes or within an established territory and sell or deliver goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up or deliver items such as commercial laundry.
The retail sales workers sell the products from clothing to cars to the customer. They follow a regular route and call the customer to try samples of new products. These workers combine sale activities with deliveries, and collection of the empties.
Their daily tasks include driving trucks and delivering items such as food, medical supplies, and newspapers, records sales and delivery options, listen and solve the queries of the customers, inform about the launch of new products and services.
The education qualifications required for retail sales workers are high school diploma, with a previous year work experience. Besides that, the candidate must be able to access various software applications such as IBM Domino, Soft Essentials Vending, Map creation software, Project Management Software etc.
To become a successful retail sales worker, the applicant must have the knowledge of food products, techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products, customer, and personal service, public safety, and security, food production with good command in English. The skills and abilities required are oral comprehension, active listening, speaking problem solving, speech clarity, critical thinking, etc.
Some of the career scope in this field are - Sales Route Driver, Pizza Delivery Driver, Delivery Man, Route Salesman.
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