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
There’s no doubt that the pressure of modern society leaves many of us feeling stressed and irritated on the road every now and then. Our internal training schemeprovides extensive health and safety knowledge for our professional drivers, including ensuring that they are patient, diligent, and respectful on the road. Research fromJun18
It’s no secret that the logistics industry has become increasingly concerned over the issue of a drivers shortage in the UK. With an ageing workforce, a dependence on EU workers and a lack of new entrants, it’s created a cause for concern – with logistics the beating heart of theMay14
It’s no secret that there’s an ongoing issue with the relationship between two-wheeled and four-wheeled road users. The likelihood of this partnership showing any developments remains to be seen. However, the main topic that cyclists and vehicle owners (especially professional drivers) can agree on, is the issue of road safety.Apr2
Our MD Gethin Roberts recently met with Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State Transport. As a respected spokesperson within the industry, Gethin raised a number of subjects with Mr. Grayling to gain further knowledge on what is being done to support drivers, UK roads and the logistics sector as aMar5
HGVs are covered a lot in the media but it’s no secret that the headlines are usually associated with bad news. In these cases, it’s extremely unfortunate that a sweeping opinion is made of people that are simply doing their job. Without the HGV drivers who work their hardest to deliverFeb15
We are thrilled to announce that we have opened a new Drivers Direct franchise in Bury St Edmunds on Angel Hill – the latest addition to our network of branches across the country as we look to expand to keep up with the growing demand from our clients. On 4th February,Dec21
Christmas is just around the corner and we can’t believe how quickly the year has gone - it feels like just yesterday that we shared our year in review blog last December. We’ve had an excellent year here at Drivers Direct, from being finalists in a number of business awards toNov20
Road Safety Awareness Week (19th – 25th November) is the UK’s biggest road safety event, coordinated by the road safety charity, Brake. Last year the theme was ‘Speed Down Save Lives’ and in our blog we discussed the startling facts behind the campaign. With more than a third of cyclists andNov2
Every year we select our charity of the year, it’s a decision that is given careful consideration as all our employees throughout our 21 branches can offer their nominations for a worthy cause. Having supported the Victory Services Club in 2017, this year we chose the NSPCC, whose excellent workOct3
There is no denying that logistics and professional drivers are the beating heart of the UK economy – as the FTA’s Peter Snelling so aptly put it: “Over 90% of everything the public eat, drink, wear and build with travels on an HGV at some point in the supply chain.”