Tagged: bidding on a trade job
To view the trade jobs in the hub to go Current > Trade or click in the link in each email, as you receive each job alert.
In the first box you are able to see current Trade jobs that you are yet to apply for. You can look through these and click Apply if you are able to do any of these jobs. You will then be taken onto a screen to enter net bid price for the job.
The best way to establish how much you should bid for a job is to work out the absolute best rate you can do the job for, remember the job poster may be looking for a competitive price.
Place your bid by entering the amount into the ‘Your Price’ and then click ‘Register Availability’. This will make your bid appear in the top box – An email is then sent to the job poster to inform them a bid has been made on their job.
You will find other couriers bidding on the same jobs, You will be able to see their bid prices (like a reverse auction) if you think you can match a price or do better you are able to change your bid by entering a new price and clicking ‘Register Availability’ again. This will change your bid price and notify the job poster.
The job poster will be able to view the driver profiles, look at their vehicle pictures and location and then they can then select ‘Choose this courier’
Please remember to be professional and courteous at all times. You are representing the courier posting the job and yourself as a Self employed Courier.
Whilst on the job if there are any problems, for example, you breakdown or there is heavy traffic, you must let the courier job poster know, so the customer can be informed.
Please note that Courier Expert do not take a cut out of your Trade Job bid, so only quote the price you want for doing the job