Proud to be Driver Hire
Proud to be Driver Hire
What our customers said about working with Driver Hire Nationwide:
• 98% of people rated Driver Hire’s customer service as Excellent or Good – 79% chose excellent
• ‘Reliable service’ topped the list as the main thing customers would miss if they weren’t using Driver Hire
• 85% of customers rate the value for money received from Driver Hire as Excellent or Good
(responses from over 444 customers in December 2022)
• Over the last seven years, ‘Reliable service’ has been the main thing customers said they would miss if they weren’t using Driver Hire
What our candidates said about working for Driver Hire Nationwide:
• 97% of candidates rate the level of respect and service received from their Driver Hire office as Excellent / Good
• 96% of candidates said they were proud to work for Driver Hire
• 89% of candidates scored 8/10 or more when asked if they would recommend working for Driver Hire
• Two thirds (67%) of candidates scored 10/10 – they ‘definitely’ recommend working for Driver Hire!
• Variety of work, Independence and Friendly/welcoming pace to work are our candidates’ top three reasons to work for Driver Hire
(responses from over 1,100 candidates in December 2021)
Some things our candidates said about Driver Hire include:
‘without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today’, ‘a very good agency to work for’,’ regular work, contracts, fantastic communication, decent wages – Driver Hire is exactly how an agency should be run’, ‘All staff are fantastic and regularly offer work as and when needed – really happy to work for them’, ‘Driver Hire is by far the better agency due to the high level of personable communication, ‘helpful and understanding’, ‘best recruitment agency ever’, ‘great driving agency to work for, ‘My working days are always different with new experiences and skills’, ‘made me feel part of the family’, ‘make you feel valued’, ‘treated with respect and compassion’, ‘you have been very helpful on more than one occasion in my work life’, ‘cannot thank them enough for taking care of my work for the past 10 years’, ‘I have already recommended friends’, ‘made to feel welcome from the start’, ‘thanks to this agency unexpectedly I have the opportunity to enhance my career’, ‘a gender divers and inclusive agency’, ‘I’d recommend them a million times’
(comments taken from candidate survey responses in December 2021)
dh licence check
If people working at your organisation are required to drive as part of their work, the law says you must check that they are qualified to drive and hold a valid licence for their vehicle.
Our online, driving licence checking service provides you with a comprehensive driver licence check including licence categories, restrictions, endorsements, expiry dates, conviction dates, disqualifications and much more.
Contact our office on 01355 230800 to find out more.
Some people think of Driver Hire and immediately think of lorry drivers. But there’s much more to us than that.
Of course we can provide every type of driver, but as the UK’s leading recruitment firm specialising in the transport and logistics sector, we supply Warehouse Staff, Office Staff, Engineers, Customer Service Staff, Production Line Staff, Pickers & Packers, Cleaners, Fork-Lift Drivers, Warehouse Supervisors and Managers and much more to many of the UK’s biggest names in distribution.
We’ve been in business for over 30 years and will supply well-briefed, professional and motivated people to match your requirements and help you achieve your organisation’s objectives. So whatever your staff requirements, temporary or permanent, your local Driver Hire office can help.
Upgrade your driving licence
Upgrade your driving licence
The UK logistics industry is a fast-moving, exciting place to work. There’s huge demand for high-quality professional drivers, so if you’ve got what it takes, you can build a brilliant career. From skilled multi-drop drivers carrying out final-mile deliveries, to HGV tramping drivers – these are the people that keep the UK moving, and you can be a part of it.
You can upgrade your driving licence with our Licence Acquisition Training service. So whether you’re looking to become a lorry, coach, bus or FLT driver, or would like to upgrade your existing HGV licence to Class 1, ADR or HIAB, we can help. We also provide a great way to spread the cost of your training with finance options and have pricing illustrations available here.
Click the links below to explore your licence options.
Start your professional driving career with the HGV Class 2 licence. Automatically qualifying you to drive any vehicle covered for both LGV C1 and C, it is also the stepping stone to gaining your Class 1 (C+E). More details
Get the most comprehensive licence you can hold, your HGV Class 1. Suitable for anyone who holds or is training for a Category C licence and who wants to increase their earning potential by driving the biggest trucks on the road. More details
Required for all vehicles between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes, this licence is ideal if you want to upgrade from regular van work but remain in light lorries such as supermarket delivery vans and small rigid lorries. Always in demand. More details
The ADR licence is a special vocational certificate, which entitles you to drive vehicles with tanks or carrying certain categories of dangerous goods. More details
Many commercial vehicles are now fitted with a ‘lorry mounted crane’ – for example for delivering building materials to a construction site or logs to a home. To operate these vehicles, you’ll need your HIAB certificate. More details
To become a professional driver of larger minibuses (9-16 seats), buses and coaches, you need a Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) Category D or D1 licence. More details
If you would like to discuss your driving career and explore your licence upgrade options, get in touch today or submit an online enquiry here.