Local CDL Driver (Home Every Night) – Corporate Distribution Center – Cleveland, TN

Position Type:



Distribution Center

Job Summary:

As a Local CDL Driver for Wholesale Supply, you are responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of plumbing, electrical, and HVAC products to our various store locations. This full-time position ensures you are home every night. Your responsibilities include not only driving but also actively participating in the unloading and re-loading of your truck at each store location. This role is pivotal in maintaining timely delivery schedules and ensuring the integrity of the products upon arrival.


• Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a clean driving record.
• Proven experience as a CDL driver, preferably in a delivery role involving physical loading and unloading.
• Knowledge of DOT regulations and safety standards for commercial vehicles.
• Ability to use an Electronic Drivers Log system, preferably the Motive Brand
• Physical ability to lift, carry, and maneuver heavy items, sometimes exceeding 50 lbs.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Commitment to providing outstanding customer service.


1. Transportation and Delivery:
o Safely operate a commercial vehicle to transport goods from our distribution center to store locations within the designated area.
o Ensure timely deliveries while adhering to assigned routes and schedules.

2. Loading and Unloading:
o Actively participate in unloading goods at store locations, using appropriate equipment and techniques to maintain product safety.
o Assist in loading the truck at the local branches to ensure that goods are secured properly and the vehicle is balanced.
o Accurately scan all inter-company transfers using internal company tracking system.

3. Vehicle Maintenance and Inspections:
o Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure the vehicle is in good working order and compliant with DOT standards.
o Report any vehicle maintenance issues or safety concerns promptly to the fleet manager.

4. Documentation:
o Accurately maintain logs of driving times, deliveries, vehicle service, and repair status in compliance with state and federal regulations.
o Ensure that all shipping documents, like bills of lading and delivery notes, are completed accurately and returned to the dispatch office.

5. Customer Service:
o Provide excellent customer service during deliveries, representing the company professionally at all times.
o Address and resolve customer concerns at the point of delivery, or escalate to management as necessary.

6. Safety Compliance:
o Adhere to all safety regulations and company policies while driving and delivering.
o Use proper lifting techniques and operate equipment safely during the loading and unloading processes.

7. Communication:
o Maintain effective communication with the dispatch team to update on delivery progress and any issues encountered on the road.
o Coordinate with store managers and receiving staff to ensure smooth unloading and appropriate documentation transfer.


• Home every night
• Competitive salary and benefits package
• Opportunities for overtime
• Training and development opportunities
• Weekly Pay
• Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
• 401k Program
• Paid Vacation Days
• Paid Holidays
• Employee Incentives

Additional Notes:

This position as a Local CDL Driver is ideal for individuals who enjoy a blend of driving, physical activity, and customer interaction, all while having the stability of returning home each night. You will be a critical link in the supply chain process, directly contributing to the success and operational efficiency of our company.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Wholesale Supply provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, lactation status, creed, religion, age, gender identity, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability or veteran status, military status or other protected class or characteristic established under applicable federal, state, or local statue or ordinance.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Individuals are hired solely upon the basis of their qualifications and ability to fulfill the requirements of the job.