Cover Letter Example For Professional Driver (2020)

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Cover Letter Example

[David Oakland]
[Number Street Name]
[City, ZIP Code]
[Phone Number]
[E-mail Address]

[Date, Year] (August 10, 2020)

[Barney Wilson]
[HR Manager]
[Logistics Ltd.]
[Number Street Name]
[City, ZIP Code]

RE: Application Driver Position

Dear Mr. Wilson,

I am excited to be applying for the open driver position as advertised on [website.com] under section [‘work at’].  With more than ten years of experience as a professional driver, I developed time management skills and an excellent driving record. I am keenly interested in the [Job role] and would embrace the opportunity to use my experience and abilities to add value to [Company X]. In this cover letter, I will elaborate on my motivation and qualifications required for this job opportunity.

To shortly introduce myself, my name is [Name Surname] and I have been responsible for driving vehicles safely and timely to destinations for the past ten years. Throughout my career, I have taken pride in timely-pickups, deliveries and maintaining lasting relationships with clients. I noticed that [Company X] provides top-quality service to small package clients. I am confident about my potential contribution to minimising loss and damage and deliver your average number of 80.000 business and residential packages each year.

I am currently working at [Company Y] where I manage and transport 200+ packages each day. That means I need to update records, load and unload goods at pre-appointed destinations across a 40-mile route between [Amsterdam] and [Schiphol Airport]. To ensure safe driving and cargo security, I always maintain and inspect the vehicle before departure. I can proudly confirm a great driving record (see resume) without any violations. I obtain the necessary licenses to transport [tonnage] in [types of vehicles].

I would be thrilled to learn more about the driver position, contribute to [Company X’s] delivery targets and maintain excellent client relationships. In the attachment, you’ll find my resume and health check documents. I would be happy to provide any additional information you might need. I am available at [email or phone number]. Thank you for your consideration.

Yours faithfully,

[David Oakland]


How To Write a Cover Letter for Professional Drivers?


Writing Tips For Professional Drivers

  1. Use a simple font to ensure that your cover letter is easy to read. Basic fonts like: Times New Roman, Calibri, Arial, Courier New and Verdana work the best. Avoid using novelty style fonts like: Comic-sans, Script-style or handwriting fonts. In addition, use a 10 to 12 point font size for easy reading.
  2. Thoroughly read the job description and search for keywords that logistical companies scan for, such as: ‘OSHA’ (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), ‘safety’ or ‘certification’.
  3. Emphasize on the most important personal traits. These include: begin punctual, disciplined, efficient, hard-working or mature.
  4. Provide a detailed listing of your vehicle licenses to operate in terms of tonnage and size. In addition, make sure you keep all of your licenses up to date including the health checks.
  5. Keep your cover letter short, concise and to the point. Avoid using long complicated sentences but write in ‘Simple English’.

Cover Letter Example For a Driver Position