Route Sales Representative Job Description

Route Sales Representative Job Description

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Route Sales Representative Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Deliver customer service (e.g., communication, rapport building, attentiveness to customer needs)
Communicate pertinent customer information (problems/issues, potential sales) to Sales team
Efficiently manage customer base within established route with an average of fifty (50) + stops per day
Delivers products to customer, stocks retail cases and rotates inventory as required
Lives and promotes the Beliefs of the Company, including respect for people, continuous improvement, exceeding customer and consumer expectations working to meet the company’s strategic and financial goals
Travels through assigned territory in Company route truck to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit and deliver orders - route may require overnight travel
Maintains daily Department of Transportation reports Daily Trip Report and Time Logs and provides to local management as required
Safely operate a commercial vehicle and diligently perform all duties in a safe manner
There will be an introductory training period
Deliver and sell bottled water and related products

Route Sales Representative Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Route Sales Representative

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Education for Route Sales Representative

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Employers hiring for the route sales representative job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and University Degree in Business, Education, General Education

Skills for Route Sales Representative

Desired skills for route sales representative include:

Foodservice industry
Preferences and style
Internet Applications
Inventory control software
Microsoft Office Suite
Microsoft Office software

Desired experience for route sales representative includes:

Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both internally and externally
Good math and communication skills with the ability to read, write and speak English
An enthusiastic, positive, self-motivated, resourceful team player is a must
A valid Driver's License required and a valid CDL-B Driver’s License will be required within 90 days of start date
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Candidates must hold a valid G class license

Route Sales Representative Examples


Route Sales Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of route sales representative. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for route sales representative
  • Execute proper carton return procedures
  • Payment reconciliation where applicable
  • Comply with operating procedures (e.g., scan-in/scan-out, following designated route)
  • Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales invoices for orders obtained
  • Prepares end of day reports of business transactions and informs local management on any unresolved issues or opportunities
  • Maintains daily Department of Transportation and provides to local management as required
  • Using equipment
  • Drives company route truck safely
  • The foregoing list of duties is intended to generally illustrate the types of duties a Route Sales Professional may perform
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications for route sales representative
  • 1-3 years of sales experience, DSD experience strongly preferred
  • DOT Physical and Driving Test will be required
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance
  • Accurately and timely report hours worked and mileage driven in personal vehicle (if applicable)
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions
  • Follow instructions and perform other related duties as may be required by supervisor

Route Sales Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of route sales representative. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for route sales representative
  • Assist customers by providing technical advice in-person or via telephone
  • Operate a cash register, utilize computer and paper cataloging systems, and process daily paperwork and forms
  • Two years of Continuous Improvement, Total Quality or Team Based Management experience or equivalent preferred
  • 3-5 years of related experience in DSD or direct sales
  • Previous experience in route sales is a plus
  • Ability to professionally communicate with external and internal customers
Qualifications for route sales representative
  • Ability to pass Company pre-employment physical ability test (PAT)
  • Previous sales experience with a consumer packaged goods or retail organization preferred
  • High School diploma required, University/College education is an asset
  • Minimum one year in DSD route operations or other high paced retail environment
  • Must be able to perform all DSD functions related to operating a sales route
  • Must possess and continually maintain a valid driver's license

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