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Underwood opens in Walsall


Adrian and Kate UnderwoodDriver Hire, the leading specialists in transport and logistics recruitment, has added Walsall to its nationwide network of franchised offices. The new office, which covers all WS postcodes, is doubly special because it helped take Driver Hire past the 100 mark for its UK office network.


Its owner is Adrian Underwood. Before joining the Driver Hire network, Adrian was a project manager and has worked on major IT projects for Lloyds Bank and defence electronics experts EADS. “All the projects I worked on had a finite time scale. It was a little unsatisfying. So I started looking for my own long-term ‘project’,” says Adrian. “I also wanted to benefit directly from all the effort I put in. All of which led me towards self-employment – and franchising.”


“Over the past 30 years Driver Hire’s office network has built an excellent reputation for round the clock service and reliability,” says Adrian “We’ll continue that, sourcing and supplying the quality drivers customers need to make their business work; from chauffeurs to HGV, delivery van to fork lift. We can help with warehouse and logistics support staff too. I'm looking forward to assisting local businesses with all their recruitment needs.”


Picture: Adrian and Kate Underwood

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