In this Driver Spotlight, we introduce you to Melanie, a Charlotte-based driver who always has a smile and upbeat spirit. She continuously engages with other Dispatch drivers, assists with upcoming orders, and makes it a point to put people first. Read on to learn more about Melanie!
-How did you hear about Dispatch? I actually heard about Dispatch through my husband. He started delivering with Dispatch and really loves it!
-How long have you been driving for Dispatch? I’ve been with Dispatch for almost six months.
-What kind of vehicle do you drive? I drive a Dodge Journey which is considered a mid sized, but am seriously considering upgrading to a cargo [van] sometime soon.
-Why did you decide that Dispatch was the best job fit for you and your lifestyle? My previous job was so stressful. I would come home miserable every day. Once I gave Dispatch a try and loved the flexibility and meeting such nice people all day, I realized this was what I wanted to do.
-Tell us your favorite Dispatch story! I wouldn’t say I have a favorite story, but one of the things I really love is interacting with our customers. I see a lot of the same people and they really brighten my day.
-Why should other people drive for Dispatch? If you are looking for a flexible schedule and are a people person, this is a great opportunity. I also bring home more money then I was in my very stressful job previously.
-What’s your favorite thing about being able to set your own hours? I have 5 daughters and 12 grandchildren, so being able to go to sporting events, award ceremonies, etc. has been awesome.
-If you could give any advice to other drivers at Dispatch, what would it be? Have fun with it and stay positive.