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Class 2 Driver Nights

GXO Logistics

About GXO Logistics

GXO Logistics is a supply chain and warehouse company.

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Job description from GXO Logistics

Company description: GXO Logistics Supply Chain Inc. Job description: Are you an experienced

Class 2 Driver

looking to join an organisation that can offer you the training and development to progress your career? At

GXO , we recognise that our people help keep the nation moving so due to continued growth, we are looking for

Class 2 Drivers

to join us in

Willand, Devon (

EX15)

!

In this role, you will be responsible for delivering freshly roasted Costa Coffee beans and delicious food items to our stores, ensuring that they receive their orders in top-quality condition and on time. You will be working a minimum of 48 hours per week, on an

any 5 from 8

shift pattern, with

start times between

18:00 and 21:30 , this role is perfect for those who thrive in the late hours. Pay, benefits and more: An annual salary of

£38,533.55 plus £1,141.81 key holder allowance and £3,787.20 shift allowance Overtime paid at

time and a half Holiday pay Flexible dental insurance plans A company sponsored pension scheme A 24/7 online GP service, life assurance and fully comprehensive employee assistance programme Access to our MyBenefits platform, offering a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, cashback cards, a saving scheme and much more! Admission to GXO University, our online learning platform enabling you to achieve your career aspirations! What youll do on a typical day: Deliver chilled, frozen, and ambient products on a multi-drop basis Loading and unloading products and stock from a vehicle using sack barrow Collect waste and return it to the site Carry out pre and after-use vehicle checks in line with company policy Keep a close eye on vehicle defects and wear and tear and report them promptly Ensure that all documentation is filled out accurately and submitted on time What you need to succeed at GXO: Hold a valid Class 2 licence No more than 3 penalty points on your licence (no IN, TT, DD, DR, or DG endorsements) An up-to-date CPC and Digital Tachograph Excellent communication skills and ability to work on your own initiative We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.

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Job insights from Breakroom

HGV and LGV drivers

Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and large goods vehicle (LGV) drivers transport and deliver goods.

You’ll need a special driving licence to do this job.

What you’ll do as a HGV and LGV driver:

  • Drive a HGV or LGV
  • Load and unload your vehicle
  • Deal with customers and suppliers

Is it right for you?

This job may involve:

  • Driving
  • Physical activities
  • Heavy lifting
  • Wearing a uniform
  • Anti-social hours

Map

Cullompton, England, EX15, gb

A map of the rough location for this vacancy

What employees say

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do GXO Logistics pay HGV drivers enough to live on?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    96% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 52 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Good
  • Most people are paid market rates

    Do GXO Logistics pay HGV drivers market rates?

    Most people are paid above average for their job.

    How we know this

    77% of people are paid above average for the type of work they do.

    Based on data from 30 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2023 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    71% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 31 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2023 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get sick pay

    Do GXO Logistics pay HGV drivers sick pay?

    No. Most people don’t get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    80% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 50 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Good
  • Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    74% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work.

    Based on data from 35 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Hours and flexibility

    Needs improving
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do HGV drivers get of their shift pattern at GXO Logistics?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working.

    How we know this

    • 75% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
    • 0% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
    • 6% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
    • 19% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

    Based on data from 16 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

  • Good
  • Most people don’t worry about their hours

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    80% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 20 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics get to choose the shifts they work?

    Some people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work.

    How we know this

    61% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 41 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Needs improving
  • Hard to change shifts

    How easy is it for HGV drivers at GXO Logistics to change shifts?

    Most people find it hard to change shifts.

    How we know this

    70% of people report that it’s hard to change shifts if they need to.

    Based on data from 23 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. It should be easy to change a shift if you need to, whether that’s in an emergency or for planning ahead.

  • Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for HGV drivers to book a holiday at GXO Logistics?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    73% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 30 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2023 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good
  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do GXO Logistics managers change HGV drivers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    77% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 35 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • Okay
  • Some people find it hard to take sick leave

    How easy is it for HGV drivers to take sick leave at GXO Logistics?

    Some people find it hard to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    36% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 50 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

  • Okay
  • Only some parents say it’s good

    Is working as HGV drivers at GXO Logistics good if you have caring responsibilities?

    Only some parents and carer say this is a good place to work.

    How we know this

    42% of people who care for a child or other relative report this isn’t a good place to work.

    Based on data from 24 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    Whether it’s looking after children or caring for a relative, a good job should support your responsibilities outside of work.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people feel treated with respect

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Some people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    47% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 53 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Good
  • Most people get proper breaks

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    81% of people report that they get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 31 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2023 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful for HGV drivers to work at GXO Logistics?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    50% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 52 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Good
  • Most people enjoy their job

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics enjoy their jobs?

    Most people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    77% of people report they enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 47 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do HGV drivers at GXO Logistics recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    45% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 31 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2023 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do HGV drivers get enough training when they start at GXO Logistics?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    42% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 52 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get support to progress

    Are HGV drivers given support to progress at GXO Logistics?

    Most people aren’t given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 76% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role.

    Based on data from 45 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • Needs improving
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do HGV drivers think GXO Logistics head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    98% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 49 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t feel well informed by head office

    Do HGV drivers feel well informed about how GXO Logistics is doing?

    Most people don’t feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    74% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 50 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2022 and July 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Find out more about working at GXO Logistics

What GXO Logistics employees say about their job

  • Best thing

    I have a contract

    Worst thing

    The pay is poor

    7.8

    GXO Logistics Employee, May 2024

  • Best thing

    A certain income

    Worst thing

    Workwear, Shifts, managers, wages

    6.0

    GXO Logistics Employee, May 2024

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  • Best thing

    The days off

    Worst thing

    The work days

    6.0

    GXO Logistics Warehouse operative, March 2024

  • Best thing

    I enjoy driving, the development into becoming a HGV driver was great also the front line management are great help

    Worst thing

    The route planning is sometimes a shambles but that is down to planning teams planning for us to be working out whole shift not efficiently cutting miles or fuel usage

    9.4

    GXO Logistics HGV driver, March 2024

  • Best thing

    We have a café on site

    Worst thing

    Management don’t care just sit at desks all day.we have to now clock in and out for and breaks and there not even paid for.

    5.0

    GXO Logistics Warehouse operative, March 2024

  • Best thing

    Good hours

    Worst thing

    Doing other things you would class in my role

    6.7

    GXO Logistics Warehouse operative, February 2024

  • Best thing

    Meeting new people and making good working relationships.

    Worst thing

    Bad treatment time to time, not getting paid enough for doing multiple job roles for example, sorting hangers and taking out rubbish that in cages to either compactors or designated area and more

    6.6

    GXO Logistics Warehouse operative, August 2023

  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Colleagues pushed too hard..Upper management either unaware or just don’t care.Health n safety preached but not practiced.Say they care for your well-being but discipline you when ill and interrogate you like a criminal..

    5.5

    GXO Logistics Employee, January 2023

  • Best thing

    clean canteen and female bathrooms.

    Worst thing

    nasty food, they treat us like a number, stress about downtime and kpi, we cannot sit down at all only on our breaks, rasist behind peoples back

    7.0

    GXO Logistics Warehouse operative, December 2022

  • Best thing

    The money isn’t the worst

    Worst thing

    Management get more breaks,pressured to perform more,by the time you sit down for break you are left with 20 minutes,watched all the time and feel not trusted,horrible atmosphere,not praised for problem solving but disciplined if you so much as say hello to other colleagues…I could type all day about this place… run a survey and you’ll see

    6.1

    GXO Logistics Colleague, February 2022

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