Route Sales Representative Cover Letter

Route Sales Representative Resume Samples

Route Sales Representatives travel to various locations to promote and sell the products of a company. Typical sample resumes for this role describe work activities such as driving, going to remote delivery points, maintaining the inventory, solving customer complaints, and updating client databases. These salespeople need to underline in their resumes strong driving skills, stamina, excellent communication and networking skills, good physical health, and results orientation. A high school diploma and a commercial driver's license are the usual education requirements for this role.

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Route Sales Representative

Responsible for new business acquisition, customer satisfaction, and route performance.

  • Achieved or exceeded weekly quota for lost and ruined product
  • Built partnerships with existing clients so as to build retention and grow accounts.
  • Ensured effective customer communication between all involved parties so as to maintain customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Qualified for sales and base business growth program 4 times

Route Sales Representative

Top salesman in growth percentage for South Region 2011 and 2012

  • Increased sales in my assigned area by 30% in first year
  • Developed a new route and operating methods that increased quality and efficiency by 10%
  • Doubled market share for large accounts in first 18 months

Route Sales Representative

Managed a route with over 120 accounts. Delivered uniforms, mats, towels, hygiene products, as well as selling of "Direct Sale" items.

  • Strengthened customer relationship and as result service issues decreased by 90%
  • Built new customer base from referrals on existing accounts
  • Weekly sales average 75% over company goal
  • Maintained a contract renewal percentage of 98.7%
  • Honored in 2008 with [company name] "Service All Star Award" for superior performance and service

Route Sales Representative

Initiated field sales, meeting or exceeding weekly company goals for highest volume stores

  • Account management, controlling up to $6,000.00 inventory daily
  • Increased sales commission by developing / maintaining positive relationships with Store Managers
  • Created and implemented store displays promoting sales and growth
  • Maintained company truck

Route Sales Representative

Regularly surpassed the assigned objective of managed territories with annual sales exceeding $2 million

  • Cultivated and maintained an excellent working relationship with customers to maximize service satisfaction
  • Met frequently with store managers to discuss product needs, accomplish sales goals, and facilitate sales growth
  • Planned and followed through with inventory management for each store, which was accomplished through ordering, delivering, stocking, and rotating products
  • Longview TX Route: Assigned to second largest account (Kroger), which included furnishing team members with pertinent information about the customer concerning current programming

Route Sales Representative

Ordered and deliver product to stores within designated route area in all weather conditions.

  • Merchandised products on display racks; controlled product inventory; assembled and disassembled temporary mobile display racks.
  • Increased sales volume by executing promotions and developing customer relations.
  • Loaded and unloaded products from truck to customer locations using a 2 wheel dolly; aggressively pursued new selling opportunities to meet and exceed sales goals; maintained daily report and cash flow integrity.

Route Sales Representative

Successfully managed a sales route with 120 accounts/customers with over $500K in annual sales and maintained company route average

  • Increased route accounts and generated an increase of 30% in route revenue over a 1 year period
  • Responsible for all route duties including ordering, loading, driving and delivering merchandise to chain stores and grocery stores
  • Placed orders with hand held computer according to in store sales
  • Arrange and display product according to planograms and set up displays for promotional products

Route Sales Representative

Increased sales by 18% in four months thereby making the route profitable for the first time.

  • Managed a route with 15 to 24 stops per day located between Northern Kentucky and New Paris, OH plus parts of eastern Indiana.
  • Reduced stale by 22%.
  • Maintained an accurate inventory in the freezer pod and truck.
  • Rotated perishable product on a timely basis.

Route Sales Representative

  • Awarded Presidential Ring of Honor and Ring of Honor for largest sales increase in 2011
  • Managed multiple [company name] products for numerous grocery stores and convenience stores
  • Exceeded customer service by continually providing excellent and timely service to all stores
  • Built and maintained relationships with management and customers
  • Learned and perfected handheld computer operations to efficiently perform daily tasks

Route Sales Representative

Developed an annual wholesale food products route of $9000 weekly

  • Developed all assigned accounts relative to sales, volume, market share, product distribution, space allocation, and customer service
  • Provided excellent service to assigned accounts; created and maintained goodwill with all customers
  • Identified opportunities consistent with the objectives, priorities and strategies of assigned customers
  • Managed the inventory to minimize out of code product and placed orders for next day delivery
  • Merchandised product sections, maintained and increased shelf facings, and rotated product
  • Safely drove and unloaded truck, and moved the product to the appropriate locations


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Route Driver Cover Letter Sample

A route driver cover letter sample shows you how to respond in writing to a job post for a position requiring delivering goods and providing services for a company. Route driver cover letters should indicate your experience and interest in such work.

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Question #1

Are you a man or a woman?

Les Granger
970 Frederick Street
Any Town, USA 33333
[email protected]

August 18, 20--

Mr. Greg Hill
Hiring Manager
Benny's Bakery
897 Center Street
Any Town, USA 99999

Dear Mr. Hill:

Today I read on your post requesting experienced route drivers to contact you regarding positions you have open for such work at your bakery company. I am interested in being considered for one of these jobs as I've had six years of work as a route driver for Carmen's Take-out Deli while living in Small Town, USA.

I've been acknowledged for my ability to pay close attention to upcoming inventory needs and to build strong relationships with customers.

If you are free to meet and talk over the requirements you have for the route drivers you hire, I hope you will consider me. I am available any afternoon from 2:00 to 5:00. Please call me on my cell phone: 888-888-8888 to arrange a time to get together.

I appreciate your reading this cover letter and my enclosed resume and I look forward to hearing from you at your convenience.


Les Granger

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