Parcelforce Self Employed Owner Driver - Rotherham (S60 1FH)

Date: 13 May 2024

Location: Rotherham, GB, S60 1FH

Company: Royal Mail Group

Royal Mail


Job ref: 312148

Circa £45,000 - £70,000 per annum

Working hours: Monday-Sunday

At Parcelforce Worldwide we’re growing our business and exceeding customer expectations. You could do the same as a Self Employed Owner Driver. 


About the role

As a Self Employed Owner Driver, you would be in charge of your own business, while being backed by the world’s largest delivery network. We promise to promptly prepare and pay your invoices weekly, accommodate your preferred route wherever possible and give you up-to-date tools for the role, including our latest delivery technology. You could expect to earn £45,000-£70,000 per annum depending on the number of deliveries and collections completed each week and the route and delivery time of those packages. This is an excellent opportunity to own and run your own business with backing from us.

For further important information regarding Owner Drivers for Parcelforce, click here.


About you

Organised and efficient, you’ll need a long wheel-based van (either your own van or hired) and a full driving licence that covers your vehicle. In an ideal world your licence would be clean, but it definitely shouldn’t have more than 6 penalty points. You’ll also be able to arrange route cover if you’re unable to perform your route. 


As well as vehicle insurance which must cover the carriage of goods for hire and reward you will also need; 
£5 million Public Liability insurance
£5 million Employers Liability insurance
£25,000 Goods in Transit insurance.


About us

Parcelforce Worldwide provides express parcel delivery across the UK. We employ over 5,500 people and operate across a network of 54 depots throughout the UK. Our intelligent use of technology helps ensure we stay one-step ahead, and everyone that works for us has the responsibility to create a smooth and efficient service. We are always thinking ahead, and we’re always looking for friendly and committed people to join our diverse and supportive team.

Interested? We can’t wait to hear from you.


Trust is important to everything we do in Parcelforce. We want to build that trust from the very beginning of your journey with us. The first step is your interview; and we mean your interview. We want to give you the opportunity to present us with your best examples. As a result, we will provide you with your interview questions ahead of the interview taking place, to allow you time to prepare in advance. We want to be transparent about what kind of qualities we are looking for and what a job with Parcelforce entails. Trust on the doorstep starts with you.

Please note once our maximum number of applications has been reached, this advert will be closed.


Royal Mail are proud of our diverse employee network groups and the active role they play to support belonging and encourage a positive work environment. We are firmly committed to inclusion and passionate about our people representing the communities we serve. 


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