Welcome to Drivers Direct
Drivers Direct specialise in the recruitment and placement of professional drivers into both temporary and permanent positions within the UK Logistics sector.
Our client portfolio has been built upon trust and proven success and we are proud to hold longstanding and successful relationships with the biggest Logistics providers in the UK marketplace. Unlike many recruiters Drivers Direct are a standalone business, logistics is our specialty.
If you are an Agency Driver who feels undervalued, speak to us, we can change your working life.
If you’re looking for HGV Agency work on a temporary basis, or looking to find a permanent position, look no further than Drivers Direct, our in house HGV Recruitment specialists will work with you to find your ideal role.
Recruitment doesn’t sleep, we are always looking for reliable, experienced Contract Drivers to fulfil Driving Vacancies in all classes. At Drivers Direct we take enormous pride in our work, our track record and substantial client list speak for themselves.
These points alone set us apart from the regular Driver Hire Recruitment organisations.
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Our network of branches throughout the UK offer vacancies for all classes of driver.Read More
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Drivers Direct supplies drivers of all classes to National and Local clients across the UKRead More
Driver CPC Training
Drivers Direct Training is a JAUPT accredited CPC Training Centre, and can also provide bespoke driver training and assessments to out clients.Read More
As we move into a new academic season, we’re feeling rather reflective over the history of Drivers Direct and how far we’ve come in the last sixteen years. Having been established in 2002 with just three branches – Feltham, Northampton and Runcorn – we have now expanded considerably with overAug21
Following France’s announcement at the beginning of July to ban all fossil fuel powered vehicles, our own government has made an announcement of their own. The breaking news from parliament is that the UK is banning petrol-diesel cars from 2040, with a new tax implemented on diesel drivers by 2020.Jul12
In 2008, Carbon Dioxide was considered a major greenhouse gas - accounting for 85 per cent of UK emissions. According to the Freight Transport Association (FTA) support guide, if we want to reduce the risk of temperatures rising by at least 2° C by 2100, we need to cut emissionsJun14
Wednesday 21st June marks the start of the Fête de la Musique. Also known as ‘World Music Day’, it offers a global celebration of something that has a heavy presence within the majority of our everyday lives. Whether you’re a hairbrush diva or all your road trips have their ownMay10
Many people dream of a job that allows them to travel the length of the country, head overseas, work flexible hours, meet new people every day and consistently receive professional support. Sound like it’s ticking all the right boxes? Some may be surprised to learn that the profession that perfectlyApr13
After World Health Day was celebrated around the globe on 7th April, we began to think about ways which we could keep healthy whilst on the road. Many studies over the years have shown that those in the road haulage industry are at a higher risk of developing obesity andMar6
March 8th is International Women’s Day, and we’ve been investigating women in logistics. Despite the fact that there has been an incredible rise of women in the business world, the logistics sector is one which remains male dominated. Only one to two percent of the workforce in the world’s logisticsFeb3
Winter doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere anytime soon, and that includes the fairly miserable weather that comes with it! There’s no escaping the wet weather in this country, but just how dangerous is it to take to the road when it’s raining, and what can we do to ensureJan4
Telematics is becoming essential for larger logistic companies with research showing that almost nine out of 10 fleets, with more than 500 employees, have introduced telematics. One thing's for sure, with the rise of technology infiltrating our everyday lives more and more, it will become a fundamental part of fleetDec15
With so many lorries and operator vehicles on UK roads, one wouldn’t think there was a shortage of drivers in the haulage industry, however, driver shortages have been well documented. Now that we are heading into the peak shopping time of the year, there has been a rise in concerns