Class 2 Driver

DFDS Logistics are based at 7 sites across the UK, have 338 trucks and 4,561 trailers that are used throughout the UK and Europe. Delivering to over 1,000 customers at over 4,000 unique sites, travelling nearly 30M KM per annum. Over 900 drivers are utilised, with close to 500 drivers being employed directly by DFDS.

Our site in Lerwick is looking for a Class 2 Driver to transport goods safely and in a timely manner to various destinations. To work on deliveries + collections.  A real team player with a strong customer service focus and a can-do attitude is a must. As part of this opportunity we are looking to upskill the successful driver to gain their Class 1 licence.

You will ensure all delivery notes are signed upon delivery, minimise the risk of accidents and always adhere to road transport regulations. Ensure the vehicle is kept to regulatory safety standards along with complying with VOSA legislation and ensuring all loads are strapped down adequately.

At DFDS one of our principles is excellent customer service and strive to deliver this at all times.

Day to Day roles include:

  • Deliver chill, produce and ambient products to all our customers’ premises.
  • Assist with unloading at store.
  • Accurately record all activities in line with legislation and company requirements.
  • Work within the remits of the European Drivers Hours regulations and Working Time Directive
  • Follow fuel efficient driving standards.


Now about what we can give you.  You’ll become part of a great business who take our people development seriously.  You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Pension: Opportunity to join our Company Pension Scheme after successful completion of probation  
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme 
    • Health Plan with HSF –Includes benefits like money back on dentistry and glasses etc.  
    • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips

Who We Are…. DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.9bn. To over 8,400 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 10,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across more than 20 countries. DFDS was founded


in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.  In the UK, DFDS prides itself on having signed the Armed Forces Covenant and membership of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network.  We have just been added to the CILT top 30 Logistics Providers List!


Interested? Apply now!  So, if you have excellent customer service skills and a desire to work with one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, previous experience in a transport and shipping environment, although this is not essential, please send us across your CV in English.






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