Welcome to Driver Hire Nottingham. We are part of a nationwide network of over 100 offices providing recruitment and training services to the transport and logistics industry.

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Every year Driver Hire finds work for thousands of candidates in temporary and permanent jobs, driving all classes of vehicle and in a wide range of other roles in the transport and logistics sector.

Possible roles in logistics include:

  • Driving – Cat. C+E, Cat. C, PSV, 7.5 tonne, Vans, Cars, Fork Lift
  • Specialist skills – ADR, HIAB, Multi-drop, IPAF
  • Non-driving logistics staff – Mates, Warehouse Operatives, Pickers/Packers etc
  • Public Sector – Waste Disposal, Parks, Recreation, Other Operatives etc
  • Professional / Managers – Logistics Co-ordinators, Transport Managers etc

Depending on the needs of our customers, we also often offer an even wider range of roles in other sectors, from administration to catering.

We want to hear from you

Remember, with new opportunities coming in every day, we are always on the lookout for high quality candidates, so don’t worry if you can’t find what you are looking for here.

Give us a call on 0115 956 1007 or call in to the office for a chat. We’re selective about who joins our team, but if you have what it takes, our dedicated and professional team will put all their efforts into finding your ideal job.

Apply online

When you create a MyDriverHire account on our website, you’ll have all the information you need about opportunities with Driver Hire at your fingertips. Apply for a job in just one click, track the jobs you’ve already applied for, and sign up for alerts, so that you’ll be first in line when your ideal job comes in.

Why work for Driver Hire?

We value the people who work for us as true professionals. We offer an attractive package, including competitive pay rates and holiday pay. You may also be offered training opportunities, uniforms and a range of other staff benefits.

We believe it’s important to offer each candidate a personal service, taking a real interest in what you want from your next career move. In 2017, over 1,000 people per year completed our annual candidate survey. 91% rated the respect and customer service they received from Driver Hire as good or excellent, and 94% said they felt proud to work for Driver Hire. We’ve now received similar results four years running.

Looking for a permanent job?

Many people who come to Driver Hire are ultimately looking for help in finding a permanent job. If that’s you, we’ll be delighted to help.

Trust Driver Hire

Whatever type of work you’re looking for, be it forklift truck driving or courier work, then Driver Hire is a name you can trust. We’ll help keep you up to date with all the legislative changes, so you know you’re safe and staying within the limits of the law.

Our thorough and personal interview process will help you find the driving or logistics job that is suited to your skills and lifestyle. And because Driver Hire is the UK’s leading specialist logistics recruiter, we work with some of the biggest names in the business. For you, that means access to exciting opportunities with high quality employers.

Why come to Driver Hire?

Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist provider of transport and logistics staff. We have over 30 years’ experience in this industry and a nationwide network of over 100 offices.

Every day we help to place all kinds of drivers and a wide range of other logistics staff, such as drivers’ mates and warehouse operatives, into temporary and permanent roles with thousands of organisations nationwide.

Much more than driving

As well as supplying high quality drivers and operatives, Driver Hire offers a range of wider recruitment and training services. These include full and part time opportunities in both blue-collar and white-collar roles, Driver CPC training and online licence checking.

Finding the staff you need

We provide a full range of driving and non-driving skills to meet your needs in every situation

  • Driving – Cat. C+E, Cat. C, PSV, 7.5 tonne, Vans, Cars, Fork Lift
  • Specialist skills – ADR, HIAB, Multi-drop, IPAF
  • Non-driving logistics staff – Mates, Warehouse Operatives, Pickers/Packers etc
  • Public Sector – Waste Disposal, Parks, Recreation, Other Operatives etc
  • Professional / Managers – Logistics Co-ordinators, Transport Managers etc

Quality assured supply

Delivering the best possible service to both customers and candidates is at the heart of what we do. We conduct regular satisfaction surveys to monitor this. The most recent surveys show that over 90% of our office staff and candidates are proud to work for Driver Hire, whilst 90% of customers rated our service as good or excellent.

We recognise that we operate in an industry where even a small mistake could have serious consequences, so we are relentless in our commitment to providing fully qualified and referenced staff, and to full compliance with all relevant legislation.

All our work meets ISO9001 standards and we are members of many well-respected trade bodies, including the Road Haulage Association and the Freight Transport Association. Driver Hire is a franchise business, find out more here.


Driver Hire is a leading provider of Driver CPC training – we have delivered over 130,000 driver training days throughout the UK. Visit our training website to find out more.

National Accounts

Since we are part of a genuinely nationwide network, we are able to offer a range of specialist services to customers who operate on a multi-site, regional or national basis. Simply ask us for more details.

In Summary

As a Driver Hire customer you benefit from:

  • Genuine 24 hour, 365-day service
  • A nationwide network combining consistency of service with local attention to detail
  • Access to high quality drivers and logistics staff that are competent, assessed and fully referenced
  • Peace of mind – recruitment problems will not affect the efficiency of your organisation
  • Cost effective recruitment services for all your drivers and logistics staff

To discuss any requirements, call us today on 0115 956 1007 or email

Driver CPC Training

Driver Hire is one of the UK’s leading providers of Driver CPC Training. We offer 20 different JAUPT approved course subjects with interactive and engaging content and have course satisfaction ratings of 93%*

Whether you are a driver who needs to keep up to date with your 35 hours of Driver CPC Training or a company with drivers who need to undertake this, we can help you with your requirements.

To find out more give us a call on 0115 956 1007 or visit our training website.

*Surveys conducted after completion of training

Customer Testimonials

I placed a late request for a driver to cover 14:00 – 23:00 from Friday to Tuesday. This request was fulfilled in a very short time considering the time.

Wayne, my driver, turned up at 13:30 each day, just to make sure he was on time considering the distance he was traveling. A courteous person and driver, Wayne soon settled into the way of driving Yotta requires.

Things which we do often come as a weird experience for drivers as we tend to do things which are not ‘normal’. Wayne soon picked up these ways and to the operator of the vehicle equipment this made my job so much easier, as I never had to worry what the driver would do next, nor did I end any day with tired legs from bracing or going for my non existent brake pedal.

Overall my experience with the Newark/Nottingham office this last week has been a very good one with office staff and driver doing an excellent job.

Should Yotta be in need of a driver from your office in future, I hope Wayne would be top of the list, I would certainly use him again and have no worries about recommending him to my colleagues.

Rick Garside
Scanner Surveyor
September 2016




UPS SCS – Grantham

I first used Driver Hire in 2001 when I worked for a local company based near Newark.  I had tried various agencies but none came close to the professionalism offered by Driver Hire.

When I joined UPS and required drivers for a contract in Grantham, I had no doubt that my first choice of agency would be Driver Hire.  There had been a personnel change in the office at Driver Hire but the service offered remained second to none.

There is always someone available whatever time day or night, and their honesty and integrity in providing the service should be commended.

I hope to continue using Driver Hire as my first choice agency for many years to come.

Transport Manager
March 2016



Sig Building Plastics – Nottingham

Just to let you know going forward if you are in need of temporary drivers I can recommend driver hire Nottingham, we have had lots of recent dealings with them and they have been
good as gold. Should you need them you can email at or call them on 0115 9561007. We generally deal with Nigel who looks after the SIG account.

Lee Howard
Branch Manager
November 2016



TNT – Nottingham – 

I have no hesitation in recommending Driver Hire as a preferred supplier. I have worked with Driver Hire for some time and have always found them to be knowledgeable in the business of temporary personnel.

They have always gone above and beyond to supply us with the resource we need to run our operation effectively. They are sensitive to our requirements and work closely with us, working hard on building and maintaining customer relationships.

Their insights and expertise have been a invaluable, they do whatever is necessary to make sure they provide an exceptional level of service, having someone to be able to speak to who are caring, willing and able at the end of a phone makes our job much easier.

David Gussie
Shift Supervisor
January 2016



Smiths Metal Centres – Nottingham

I took over as manager in 1983 at this site and for the first few years found it difficult to find an agency who could supply temporary driving staff without issues, we had many trials with different companies all promising that they were the best but none of them delivered what they had promised.

Eventually we tried Driver Hire and found they actually del what they said they would, the staff at the end of the phone were very helpful and the drivers we were sent lived up to our requirements.

Things have changed over the years but Driver Hires service hasn’t, they have continued to supply the level of service we need and the quality of drivers who can get the job done with the minimum of fuss.

We now employ our drivers at the is site through Driver Hire, not just o n a temporary basis to cove r holidays and illness and know the at they w ill look after us no matter what.

Unless there is a serious challange in the level of service Driver Hire provide, and I don’t expect that to happen, our relationship with them will continue long into the future.

Steve Gant
Service Center Manager
December 2015



Cygnet Catering – Nottingham

I first started using Driver Hire in 2007 when I worked for a local company in Nottingham. At the time I was using an independent company for my temporary staffing requirements and was experiencing all kinds of problems. It was time for a change.

Driver Hire came along and introduced themselves in a very professional manner with competitive rates and so I decided to give them a trial. I found the drivers I received were everything I would expect from an agency driver, polite, professional and always got the job done with minimal fuss.

When I moved to Cygnet Foods as the Transport Manager in 2011 I was never in doubt that I would continue using Driver Hire, by this time a few changes had taken place at the Nottingham office and in my opinion the service had become even better.

The office staff are nothing short of miracle workers in desperate times of need and have never failed to come up with a solution to supply us what we need, they will always go that extra mile.

We have also employed many of the Staff we have received from Driver Hire, first on a temp to perm and then moving on to our books.

I cherish my relationship with Driver Hire and I hope to continue using them for many years to come.

Matt Bennett
Transport Manager
December 2015

For candidates

Every year Driver Hire finds both temporary and permanent work for thousands of candidates. This includes all driving licence categories and a wide range of other roles across the transport and logistics sector. Check out our current vacancies.

As well as helping people to find jobs, Driver Hire is also a leading provider of Driver CPC training.

For customers

With over 30 years’ experience, Driver Hire now provides thousands of organisations nationwide with the staff they need. Whether you need someone for just one shift or to join your team on a permanent basis, we can help.

24/7 service

We offer a genuine 24/7 service, 365 days a year. No matter what time of the day or night you call us, you will be able to speak directly to a member of the Nottingham team.

Call: 0115 956 1007
Visit: We’re in the office from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Commitment to quality

When you deal with Driver Hire – as a candidate or as an employer – you can be confident that you are dealing with the very best.

Listening is one way we make sure that you receive the highest quality of customer service so we run regular surveys to help us understand what you think – the most recent survey showed 90% of customers rated our service as good or excellent and 94% of candidates said they were proud to work for Driver Hire.

The high quality standards that we offer is something we are very proud of. Driver Hire has won a string of awards over the years, including awards for training and customer service. These include the REC’s ‘Agency Driver of the Year’ award.

Proud to Franchise

Driver Hire Nottingham is part of a franchise organisation. We passionately believe that franchising gives our customers and candidates the very best of both worlds.

You benefit from using a locally owned and managed business – it is in our interest to succeed by giving you the best service and attention to your needs that we can.

At the same time, you benefit from the extensive experience, consistent quality standards and the support of the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics network.

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Our team

We’re a people business, and so we believe in offering a personal service. If you’re looking for work, we want to know about you, and what you’re looking for in your next role. Looking for staff? Every organisation has particular needs – we want to understand yours.

When you deal with Driver Hire Nottingham, here are the people who’ll be looking after you:

Andy – Director


Information to help you work in a safe and compliant way.

As part of our commitment to maintaining the highest possible standards in our industry, Driver Hire provides a wide range of information to both candidates and customers. We achieve this in many ways, including our Driver CPC training programmes and eLearning, through the Code of Conduct books that are given to all candidates, and through information posters that are provided free of charge as part of our regular Newslink mailings. We hope that you will find the following resources useful.

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Frequently asked questions

What do I need to do to register with you?

You can set up job alerts by creating an account here. Alternatively if you prefer, you can give us a call or just pop in. Quality is at the heart of all we do so we take our candidate registration process very seriously. Before we can offer you work you will need to attend a face-to-face interview.

When you come in to see us, you will need to bring certain key information with you. You must provide your National Insurance number, bank details and another form of ID such as a passport or birth certificate. Where relevant you will need to provide proof of your right to work in the UK. For driving work we need to see your original driver’s licence (both parts if a photo card) and proof of any licence upgrades you hold.

We always take up references on every candidate so please also provide phone numbers of two work related referees.

What type of work can you offer me?

We can offer you a wide range of different jobs. As well as lots of driving work, across all licence categories, we are always recruiting for many non-driving roles. Whether you are looking for part time work, a contract role or a long term career, we can help. Check out our online jobs board, phone or call in to find out more.

How old do I have to be to work as a Driver Hire driver?

We welcome candidates of all ages. Please be aware that insurance requirements for certain roles mean that an age limit may apply to that particular role.

Are all your drivers fully compliant with relevant legislation?

Nothing is more important to Driver Hire than safety and full regulatory compliance. All Driver Hire drivers have to take a 150-point competency test before they are allowed to work for us and we provide ongoing updates on new rules and regulations as they are introduced. We also have bespoke IT systems in place to monitor the work our staff do for us.

You can be confident that any member of staff you take on from Driver Hire has been fully briefed on any relevant legislation.

Can you help me out at short notice?

Absolutely. Some people say it’s what we do best. As the UK’s leading specialist supplier of transport and logistics staff, we have an extensive database of high quality candidates ready to step in and help you out.

You can call us any time of the day or night, 365 days a year and speak to a real person on the other end of the line. We know the pressures you are likely to operate under, so will take down the details of the person you need and if we can’t tell you instantly who we have available, we will get back to you within 15 minutes with a definite answer either way.

Can you help with non-driving roles?

Yes. Driver Hire is about much more than driving. We can help you find the ideal candidate for just about any role connected with the transport and logistics industry. That includes drivers of course, but also warehouse staff, operations and back office roles, plant operatives, managerial staff and much more. Check out ‘Looking for Staff’ for more information.

Do you just provide temps?

No. Our experience in the industry and our extensive candidate database means we are ideally placed to help you find long-term contract staff and of course, permanent employees. Our permanent recruitment service operates on a no success no fee basis and is backed up by generous guarantees.