Typical Day for a Contract Delivery Driver


Are you interested in working as a contract delivery driver but unsure of what your schedule could look like? We spent some time with Max, an experienced driver, to see what a typical day looks like. 

7:30 AM – Max wakes up early enough to go on a quick run around the neighborhood, shower, and eat some breakfast before heading out to make deliveries. Luckily, he lives close to the area where he likes to deliver, so he’s usually out the door around 8:45 AM. 

9:00 AM – By 9:00 AM, Max is in his delivery zone and ready to start accepting orders. The lunch rush starts earlier than you’d think and it’s important to be ready to accept offers in order not to miss out on potential deliveries. This usually lasts until 1:00 PM. 

1:00 PM – Orders have slowed down and it’s time for a well-deserved break. Max heads home to make some lunch, play with his dog, and play some video games while waiting for the dinner rush to begin.  

4:00 PM – Dinner orders start picking up again at 4:00 PM. Like with the morning shift, Max makes sure he’s close to a variety of restaurants and ready to begin accepting orders right on time. Sometimes the dinner rush can go a little late, but with a successful number of deliveries Max is usually ready to head home around 7:00 PM. 

7:00 PM – It’s time to head home, make dinner, relax, and get some sleep.

While this may offer a brief overview of what contract delivery driving is like, there’s a lot more work other than being in the right place at the right time. Knowing where to go and the best method to get there can seem like daunting tasks. With the Vehicle Route Optimization provided by Interplai Direct, contract delivery drivers can better navigate the areas in which they deliver. If you happen to run a business that interacts with contract delivery drivers, Interplai Connect can help you source drivers to get your deliveries made — even outside of the lunch and dinner rush.   

For more information, or to contact Interplai, please email at: contact@interpl.ai 

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