Delivery Driver Cover Letter Examples of 2023

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A direct and confident tone is the key to writing a winning delivery driver cover letter.

The following guide will help you write a cover letter that presents you clearly and confidently. The following are three examples of delivery driver cover letters, along with three tips on how to write your standout letter.

Downloadable Cover Letter Examples

Example #1
Delivery-Driver_Example-1.pdf

Example #1

Example #2
Delivery-Driver_Example-2.pdf

Example #2

Example #3
Delivery-Driver_Example-3.pdf

Example #3

Delivery Driver Text-Only Cover Letters

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  • Example #1 #1
  • Example #2 #2
  • Example #3 #3

Allison Rosenberg
Floral Delivery Driver | 123 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Monday, December 5, 2022

Ms. Rachel Johnson
Hiring Manager
Sally’s Floral Delights
(123) 456-7890
[email protected]

Dear Ms. Johnson:

Currently, I’m ranked #3 on a 12-person team for overall efficiency in delivering floral arrangement orders to customers. I hope to bring that same dedication to your company.

Your job ad jumped out at me, particularly the call for a delivery specialist “committed to delivering floral orders according to exact client expectations in a timely, professional manner.” This has been the focus of my four years of delivery experience.

My work highlights and credentials also include the following:

  • Combining a natural sense of direction with expert knowledge of local routes and corporate customers
  • Keen eye for quality, closely inspecting arrangements for damage and reporting any issues to the florist
  • Recently honored for perfect attendance over four years of service
  • Safety-focused with a clean driving record
  • Strong customer relations background, with three years in the retail and service industries

The enclosed resume contains a complete overview of my experience.

I’d love to learn more about your company and how I can advance your goals. May I please speak with you about the Delivery Specialist opening further? If so, please call or email me to schedule an interview. I appreciate your time and look forward to possibly hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,

Allison Rosenberg

Cameron Malfara
Package Delivery Driver | 123 Windermere Rd., Seattle, WA 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Monday, December 5, 2022

Ms. Lori Taylor
Hiring Manager
FedEx Corporation
(123) 456-7890
[email protected]

Dear Ms. Taylor:

In my last formal review, I earned high marks for efficiency and accuracy in delivering UPS packages. I hope to maintain that level of excellence at your organization.

I’m a collaborative delivery driver with seven years of experience. Your job ad caught my attention, particularly the call for a driver who “communicates clearly with team members and customers and offers ideas to constantly hone operations.” Teamwork and process improvement are the two key themes of my career to date, which include the following five highlights:

  • Won three corporate honors in 2021 for outstanding customer service
  • Introduced procedures that helped streamline daily timekeeping procedures, cutting related costs by 15%
  • Safely loaded, lowered, and carried large packages weighing up to 70 pounds
  • Experience maintaining and safely operating delivery vehicles in all weather conditions
  • Strong knowledge of local routes and traffic restrictions

The enclosed resume contains a complete overview of my work history.

I’d love to learn more about your team and how I can uphold your service standards. Would it be possible to discuss my skills with you in the near future? Please call or email me to schedule an interview, and I’ll look forward to possibly hearing from you soon. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Cameron Malfara

Jessica Lang
Delivery Driver | 123 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Monday, December 5, 2022

Hiring Manager
TTG Equipment Services
(123) 456-7890
[email protected]

Dear TTG Equipment Services Hiring Manager:

Over the past ten years, I’ve kept a flawless safety record while consistently meeting shipment deadlines at Richmond Equipment Movers. I’m excited to apply my strengths to your organization.

Your job posting jumped out at me, particularly the call for a driver “experienced enough to take on additional training and mentor duties for new hires.” Over the past two years, I’ve excelled in a new supervisory role, coaching junior drivers on effective customer service and local route considerations. My work highlights and credentials also include the following:

  • Developed and honed reliable strategy for delivering ~15 orders per day to a 300-square-mile client region
  • Skilled at receiving and stocking inventory and maintaining accurate records on computer and mobile systems
  • Draw on a broad knowledge of relevant safety standards and hazardous material regulations
  • Can lift up to 75 pounds
  • Spotless driving and attendance records

The enclosed resume contains a complete overview of my recent experience.

I’d love to discuss how I can advance your business objectives. Are you still interviewing candidates for this position? If so, please call or email me at the contact information below, and I look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Jessica Lang

Delivery Driver Cover Letter Tips

1. Drop “To Whom It May Concern”

The phrase “To Whom It May Concern” contains a preposition, two pronouns, a modal auxiliary verb, and a transitive verb. If your eyes just glazed over reading that grammar explanation, you have an idea how hiring managers feel when they see “To Whom It May Concern” as your cover letter’s greeting. The phrase is dull and old-fashioned. But luckily, it’s also easy to avoid. Any time you don’t know your addressee’s name, use a variation on “Dear Hiring Manager” instead.

Example:

Dear TTG Equipment Services Hiring Manager:

Over the past ten years, I’ve kept a flawless safety record while consistently meeting shipment deadlines at Richmond Equipment Movers. I’m excited to apply my strengths to your organization.

2. Start with a highlight from your delivery driving experience

Countless cover letters begin with a general statement like “Please accept my enclosed application to your advertised Delivery Driver job opening.” But statements like this are stuffy and unnecessary. If the hiring manager is looking at your cover letter, they already know they’ve received your application.

Give your letter a fresher intro. Cut right to the chase. Open with a specific, factual statement of one of your work highlights. When the highlight aligns with a hiring manager’s needs, it’ll catch their attention in the same way the job posting caught yours.

Example:

Dear Ms. Johnson:

Currently, I’m ranked #3 on a 12-person team for overall efficiency in delivering floral arrangement orders to customers. I hope to bring that same dedication to your company.

3. Strike a clear, direct tone

When a busy hiring manager gets your application, they may only half-pay attention to it. But they can’t half-call you for an interview – eventually, they either will or won’t. That’s why your cover letter is fundamentally a yes-or-no question: “May I interview for this position?”

Consider working a variation on this simple question into your cover letter’s closing text. Here are three options:

•   May I please speak with you about the [Title] position further?

•   Would it be possible to discuss my skills with you in the near future?

•   Are you still interviewing candidates for this position?

When you present your letter as a yes-or-no question, you can tacitly acknowledge the hiring manager’s role in relation to you. With this approach, you also strike a more direct and confident tone, boosting the chances that your letter catches the hiring manager’s interest.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that jobs for delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers will increase by about 11 percent between 2021 and 2031. For more insight on pursuing opportunities in this growing field, check out the links below:

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