Home Deliveryman



The tasks a Home Deliveryman is expected to perform include:Delivering goods such as provisions, bakery products, laundry etc. to the residence of customers or other places as directed

Ensuring that all the articles are properly packed and loaded in the delivery van, push-cart, trolley or tricycle, etc. Going from door-to-door along with the vehicle and delivering goods to customers according to their instructions

Collecting money from the customers and issuing a receipt for the same

Returning undelivered packages back to the stores

Knowledge of the commodity to be delivered

Well-versed with the roads or directions

Proficient in placing indents with stores for the supply of goods according to orders to be executed

Well-versed in arranging the orders according to areas or localities

Proficient in ascertaining further requirements of customers and booking orders

Well-versed in maintaining the accounts of deliveries made, cash and cheques, etc. collected

Knowledge of preparing bills, receiving payments, checking stock and maintaining a stock register

Physically fit

Ability to take additional goods usually in demand and sell them to customers in the area or localities visited


Good communication skills

Presentable personality

Calm and composed

Good listener


It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Travelling is a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from shop to shop

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous Health hazards include exposure to extreme climates, carrying heavy weights, etc.Occupational hazards include sun stroke, body ache, cuts, bruises, fatigue, etc.

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per monthFor candidates with 1-3 years of experience or more - INR 12,500 to INR 14,000 per month(*This figure are indicative and subject to change)

Current and Future Trends of the Organized Retail Sector in IndiaThe Indian retail industry estimated at US$ 435 billion is expected to witness a CAGR of 18.1% over the next 4-5 years and reach US$ 848 billion. Penetration of organized players is estimated to increase to 11% from the current level of 7% with the organized segment projected to grow at approximately 29% CAGR. The Indian retail industry has been growing at a steady pace fuelled by factors like changing lifestyles, rising disposable incomes, favourable demographics, and easy credit availability. Retail is one of the largest employers of the Indian workforce with about 90% of employment concentrated in frontend/retail customer associate profiles at store level operations. Soft skills such as communication skills and interpersonal skills are the key criteria for employability for both entry level and middle level jobs at the store-end. This industry currently employs over 31 million people in conventional retail segments and an additional 7.6 million in specialized retail segments like QSR, auto and jewellery retail as on 2013. The employment base of the industry is expected to reach 40.4 million by 2022 in conventional retail segments and 15.55 million in specialized retail segments. This would translate into an additional 17.35 million employment opportunities during the period 2013-22.

E-commerce companies across India

Retail and wholesale outlets across India

Local grocery stores across India

Town and cities across India