Route Sales Jobs

Route Sales Overview


Transporting goods to customers is just a small portion of what a Route Sales position entails. Route Sales representatives are also expected to stock goods, collect payment and take orders. The position requires exceptional interpersonal skills as route drivers are often the face of a company. They should be comfortable with and able to handle any customer complaints or issues. Sales skills are a plus for this position because some companies may require their representatives to up-sell or add on additional products or services. People employed in Route Sales are often encouraged to seek new business by calling on companies along the routes in which they service. Strong organizational skills are needed because salespeople are required to keep track of new orders and deliveries, including payments rendered. In addition, those employed in Route Sales may find their jobs physically demanding as they are often required to lift and carry heavy items.

Route Sales Education Requirements


Although some companies might require a bachelor's degree for this position, many only call for a high school diploma or its equivalent. Route Sales is excellent for those who wish to embark on a new career as many companies provide on-the-job training. Candidates for positions must have valid driver's licenses and clean driving records. Knowledge of computer software is a plus because many companies use handheld barcode scanners to track inventory. Some drivers find GPS software helpful as they plan their routes. Some Route Sales employees are expected to have a minimal understanding of automobile mechanics if their companies expect them to maintain their delivery vehicles.

Route Sales Job Market


Route Sales is a broad category because it includes everything from food service to newspaper delivery. The prospective markets for these positions will vary significantly. Similar positions include Regional Sales jobs.

Route Sales Salaries

Salaries may vary for this position. The median salary for Route Sales in the United States is $22,700; however, depending upon the company, category of merchandise and amount of travel involved, the pay rate could be as high as $46,200.
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ROUTE SALES Old Dutch Foods is now accepting applications for a Route Salesperson in the Madison area. l Excellent Starting Salary l Commission After Training l Excellent Benefit Program l Route Experience Preferred Please send Resumes to: Mike.Williamson@ olddutchfoods.com or Mike Williamson, 1375 S. Oakwood Road Oshkosh, WI 54904-8160 No phone calls, please. madison.com 292973...
Company Overview Silco is a growing family owned and managed business established in 1959. Silco has 160 employees spread across 5 Ohio offices located in Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Akron, and Cleveland. We attribute our success to the great team of people that has been assembled over the years. For more information on Silco, please visit www.silcofs.com. Silco Fire & Security is an Equal Opp...
Aramark delivers experiences that enrich and nourish people’s lives through innovative services in food, facilities management, and uniforms. We provide award-winning services to healthcare institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses in 22 countries around the world. In 2013, FORTUNE magazine again recognized Aramark on its list of “World’s Most Admired Co...
Position Summary: Provides direct supervision to the Route Sales team. This includes the direct responsibility for the efficient route operation of the company’s distribution. Role Responsibilities: Coach, mentor, train RSR’s, route relief and supervisors within the area of responsibility for insuring a positive growth in sales volume through existing customers, improving service levels and ins...
Position Summary: Responsible for sales of Ice Cream products to retail stores, driving truck over established route to deliver and sell products or render services by performing the following duties. Role Responsibilities: Safely loads and unloads products onto route delivery truck. Drives truck over established route to deliver and sell such items as milk, dairy products, flavored drinks, et...
Schwan's Home Service, Inc. is Now Hiring a ROUTE SALES REPRESENTATIVE Position Description Schwan’s is looking for a motivated Route Sales Representative who is eager to learn successful sales techniques which you will apply when taking upon your own route. This is an exciting opportunity for a goal oriented sales person seeking an on the job training opportunity as you will work one on one wi...
Schwan's Home Service, Inc. is Now Hiring a ROUTE SALES REPRESENTATIVE Position Description Schwan’s is looking for a motivated Route Sales Representative who is eager to learn successful sales techniques which you will apply when taking upon your own route. This is an exciting opportunity for a goal oriented sales person seeking an on the job training opportunity as you will work one on one wi...
Schwan's Home Service, Inc. is Now Hiring a ROUTE SALES REPRESENTATIVE Position Description Schwan’s is looking for a motivated Route Sales Representative who is eager to learn successful sales techniques which you will apply when taking upon your own route. This is an exciting opportunity for a goal oriented sales person seeking an on the job training opportunity as you will work one on one wi...
Schwan's Home Service, Inc. is Now Hiring a ROUTE SALES REPRESENTATIVE Position Description Schwan’s is looking for a motivated Route Sales Representative who is eager to learn successful sales techniques which you will apply when taking upon your own route. This is an exciting opportunity for a goal oriented sales person seeking an on the job training opportunity as you will work one on one wi...
Schwan's Home Service, Inc. is Now Hiring a ROUTE SALES REPRESENTATIVE Position Description Schwan’s is looking for a motivated Route Sales Representative who is eager to learn successful sales techniques which you will apply when taking upon your own route. This is an exciting opportunity for a goal oriented sales person seeking an on the job training opportunity as you will work one on one wi...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...
Start building your career and future now! About Mac Tools Mac Tools was founded in 1938 in Sabina, OH. Today, Mac Tools is an international business with Distributors and Franchisees in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a brand synonymous with quality and impeccable customer service. Today, Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 ...

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Route Sales Associate

Salaries

$14,560.00 - $71,400.00
Typical Salary for Route Sales Associate
(205 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
31.9%
High School
24.1%
Associates
17%
Bachelor's
15.6%
Certification
4.3%
Vocational
4.3%
Some High School Coursework
2.1%
(141 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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