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Aug 25th, 2023 at 10:34   Transportation & Logistics   Ashford   93 views Reference: 113
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Menzies Distribution are looking for Self Employed Owner Driver’s to join our team. You’ll be working on behalf of Menzies Distribution Limited and its customers on a self-employed basis, providing a first-class service with our team in Ashford. The contract covers a 7-day operation, packing and delivering in the early hours of the morning. Please note, start time from 1:30am until finish, expected finish between 7:00am – 8:00am dependent on route

  • Earn £600 - £800 per week, with further earnings potential available.
  • 3.5t vehicle required (transit or similar) with business insurance.
  • Contractor holder must be able to substitute themselves with a relief driver when unable to operate the route themselves.
  • Job entails carrying out route preparation, loading own vehicle and delivery of product to between 20-40 customers per day (same delivery points each day), and returning to depot with any unsold product.

Looking for a shift we haven’t mentioned? We're happy to offer flexibility regarding shifts and hours wherever possible. Get in touch today to discuss how Menzies Distribution can work with you.


  • The ‘Right To Work’ in the UK with no serious unspent criminal convictions
  • A full UK/EU/EEA driving licence
  • 3.5-tonne van (Transit or similar)
  • Goods In Transit Insurance
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Hire and Reward Insurance
  • No previous disqualifications NI, DD or DR
  • Physically fit to meet the demands of a multi-drop driving role
  • Hardworking, positive and a flexible attitude to work


If you do not currently own or have access to a 3.5-tonne vehicle (Transit or similar) you must be in a financial position to be able to lease or purchase one. You will also need to have all insurances (Goods in Transit, Public Liability & Hire and Reward) in place prior to starting.

Financial considerations you will need to be aware of include;

  • Van Deposit
  • First Months Rental
  • Commercial Insurances


Menzies Distribution is committed to creating a fair and inclusive environment where employees feel safe, proud and valued. We encourage ways of working that treat everyone fairly and with respect, and we look to create opportunities to improve the diversity of our workforce across all areas of the business.

We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be, and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Company Description
At Menzies Distribution weve been delivering across the UK since 1833 to and from every high street, as well as reaching the areas others cant. Today, were Logistics UKs most innovative business of the year. With a strong focus on the future, sustainability and innovation we keep moving forwards.
For ambitious organisations, we develop and deploy new technologies and business models that make supply chains smarter, more flexible, sustainable and valuable. We understand what drives value for business. Thats how we create supply chain solutions that keep your business growing.
Our Business in Numbers:
We are: 24/7 365
We visit: Over 45,000 Locations per day
We deliver: Over 31million items per week
We handle: Over 33million Returns
We have: Over 3,000 vehicle assets
So what makes Menzies so special to be the logistics partner of choice?
Always there day after day
Our time-critical secure network is what makes Menzies Distribution special. Depots and an intelligent hub and spoke system mean we consistently visit every post code, every day and make light of the most challenging destinations. Wherever you need to be its likely were already going.
More Flexible - More Efficient
We know our customers have different objectives, wants and needs. Our smart system gives us room to be adaptable and were continually customising and refining our routing and infrastructure to suit them. Mix modal methods with pallets, parcels, cages and tote boxes all loaded together to save space and time.
Technology for Tomorrow
The technology that powers the world of logistics is getting smarter, faster and more intuitive. We invest heavily in innovation, drawing on the latest equipment and software that will help both our business and yours to run smoothly.
Customer Service Excellence
We have a UK based customer service centre that handles B2B and B2C enquiries through all channels. Our multi-skilled advisors protect clients brands with the highest standards of customer service excellence, using an industry leading technology for voice platform, CRM and workforce management tools.
Moving forward together
Supply chains have never been more important and sustainable supply chains are the difference between just getting through today and making sure we build a better future for us all.
We want to create teams that can get any job done and done well. If you approach every challenge that you face with the belief that youll succeed and if you use every day as an opportunity to improve on the last, then contact us, and join us and deliver tomorrow today.