Every morning and every afternoon all the owner drivers are at the depot together. As all owner drivers are their own small business, we are all in a similar position and have a lot in common, there is a great many people to hand out cokes to. High minimum guarantees are on offer, even higher should you have dogs and chains. Be Your Own Boss — Work Your Own Hours Alsco is looking for Delivery Subcontractors to join the team as part of the product and customer service delivery chain. Laughs My truck came with a refrigerator so I keep it stocked with cokes; it is a great way to show my appreciation when needed. Have you ever needed to change one of your B-Double trailer tyres? Yes, you will need a white Pantech truck that is in good condition and less than 8 years old. The busiest city routes can earn you more depending upon the workload and number of hours worked.
You need to like driving and be a good driver. Every Delivery Subcontractor automatically receives fully paid, on-the-job training at the relevant award rate. Alsco have been serving Australian businesses for 50 years and with over 45,000 businesses big and small, all around Australia, there is sure to be a route that suits your income needs. Due to our rapid expansion we have just had commitments from key clients all around Melbourne and we need you and your vehicle to assist us in servicing them! With over 450,000,000 salaries collected from other jobs and employees, we use one of the biggest salary databases in the world to inform these estimates. Getting started on these owner driver van jobs is as easy as 1-2-3.
This meant adding a trailer to my truck turning a semi into a b-double , which means a lot more freight, which means a bigger business opportunity. I suggest getting as much experience as possible and finding a honest and team based company. It can either be your own truck or leased. Yes, Alsco provide every Delivery Subcontractor with a comprehensive 4 week training programme which covers everything from route logistics, customer service techniques, product education, installation procedures that is fully documented in the Alsco Service Excellence Program. These opportunities are being snapped up fast by the best applicants. What do you need to prepare and take advantage of this small business opportunity? Perhaps the most compelling reason is that this is a brand new opportunity.
And because we are continually adding feedback from users like you, we are able to keep refining our accuracy. Our owner drivers are part of a global team that is committed to driving improvement in our customers supply chain experience. There are no franchise fees when becoming a Mainfreight owner driver, but you are setting up your own small business as an independent contractor, so it is important to get advice from an accountant. The smile just comes with my personality. Alsco has never before offered Delivery Subcontractor careers outside of the company. Any ideas on how to move forward? Getting To Know Your Owner Driver - 5 minutes with Tony Ng How did you become a Mainfreight Owner Driver? I do the same run every day to Thomastown, Somerton, and Campbellfield, it is the same people, and you get to know the customers so it is easy to give them a smile.
This occupation is currently not on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List. Mainfreight promote the ongoing training and development of our team members, as an owner driver and small business owner have you seen this to be true? You will be part of the first intake of new Delivery Subcontractors and you will therefore get the best choice of the most lucrative routes. You start earning on your first day and for the entire 4 weeks that you are being trained. They look after our customers, the freight and their equipment. Laughs But it is my worst nightmare.
What is the culture like at Mainfreight? These figures are given to the SimplyHired users for the purpose of generalized comparison only. As our owner drivers own their truck which in itself it their small business we have a low turnover of drivers and therefore our drivers have a world of experience. Would it be hard to find work in Australia? Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to SimplyHired or its affiliates. Because you want to work for the best! You will have an opportunity to spend a day on a route to see how we operate and what we expect from your service. Make your application in the same way, but mention that you are a team.
This information will be used to measure the effectiveness of our advertising from various channels. There is no cost for acquiring new customers on your route, and our sales executives are working hard to deliver these opportunities to you every single day. A Small Business Oppotunity for Owner Drivers Many of our owner drivers have never driven commercially before. Visit to set up your company and learn more about tax obligations. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated. My brother was already working at Mainfreight as an owner driver and was constantly talking about the great environment and small business opportunities at Mainfreight. How can I earn the maximum amount? Know someone who could be interested? Running a Delivery Subcontractor business together makes the work more enjoyable and the responsibility can be shared.
Yes, I have my forklift licence which means I can help load and unload my own truck, we have been given a lot of training at the training centre and when the team come and see us at the depot. You will be fully supported by our Australia-wide sales branches. I say if you want to implement change get out and do the job first,it may look good on paper but in the real world it aint. Stay in the truck job until you secure the job you want. Step 1: Fill in the to make your application.
Almost all of the mining companies interview in Brisbane, or by skype. You may withdraw your consent at any time. I have been told that you arrive with a can of coke and a smile for everyone. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalized comparison only. Expect at least a long phone interview first, then a face to face, likely a 3rd confirmation interview with paperwork to get started. Owner driver courier jobs are currently available in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.