About us

As the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter, with over 100 offices nationwide, Driver Hire can help you find the people you need.

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The first Driver Hire office opened in West Yorkshire in 1983, initially supplying temporary drivers to local transport firms. Since then, we’ve grown to become the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter, providing a wide range of drivers and non-driving staff to organisations throughout the UK.

Today, Driver Hire is much more than just a supplier of last minute lorry drivers. With 40 years of experience and a nationwide network of over 100 offices, we offer a full range of recruitment services – temporary and permanent positions, driving work and logistics jobs. So, if you’re looking for work or you’re an organisation looking for staff, you have come to the right place.

Services we provide

Temporary staff

We can provide people to fulfil all your temporary staffing requirements and help to optimise the smooth running of your organisation. You can save money by using temporary labour from Driver Hire.

Permanent recruitment services

Next time you are looking for a new team member for the long term, our permanent recruitment service will cut your costs and admin with a no-success, no-fee service guarantee.

dh Logistics Appointments

Recruiting managers and professional staff can be time consuming. Our dh Logistics Appointments service, with specialist expertise and national coverage, will help you find your ideal candidate.

National Accounts

Supplying staff nationwide to larger customers, with centralised support services, our National Accounts service is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of large national or regional clients.

Non-driving staff

Much more than driving. We’re industry specialists with the connections to fulfil a wide range of non-driving staff, from driver’s mates and warehouse staff to managerial roles.

More about Driver Hire

Driver Hire Nationwide is part of the Specialist People Services Group. SPS brings together businesses that share a common commitment to delivering outstanding customer service and the highest levels of compliance standards and are recognised as market-leading specialists in their respective sectors. Other businesses in the SPS portfolio include Driver Hire Training, dh Licence Check and Driver Hire Australia.

Our franchise network

The original Driver Hire concept was so successful that in 1987 the company started to offer franchise opportunities, with the first franchised office opening in Newcastle later that year. The business then grew rapidly, and today we have a nationwide network of over 100 Driver Hire offices, with the vast majority of these owned and operated by franchisee business partners.

Award-winning standards

It’s no coincidence that Driver Hire staff win so many awards. These have included ‘Agency Driver of the Year’ titles and even a ‘One in a Million’ award – for the UK’s top temp across all sectors. These awards are great achievements for the individuals concerned and also bear testament to the rigorous quality and selection processes employed by every Driver Hire office.

Our commitment to quality and service is underpinned by our ISO 9001 and Investors in People accreditation. Driver Hire was one of the pioneers of franchising in the UK, and we remain committed to the concept. We are the 2022 bfa HSBC ‘Franchisor of the Year – Silver Winner’ and have been a British Franchise Association ‘Franchisor of the Year’ finalist for thirteen years out of fourteen, winning awards in this category in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2012 and 2006. We also have several award-winning franchisees in our network.