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Driver Hire Franchise

Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter, supplying customers in a wide range of sectors nationwide.

Established over 37 years ago, the award-winning Driver Hire network consists of over 100 offices across the UK, all focused on supplying thousands of satisfied customers each year.

What Does Driver Hire do?

Since 1983, our 100+ franchisees have been supplying businesses and firms across the country with temporary drivers, as well as non-driving staff, for all sorts of needs; we are now the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter, and proud to be a franchised business.

Our near 40 years of experience have made us one of the top companies for finding different businesses the staff they need for permanent positions (we work on a no-success, no fee basis), long-term contracts or simply drivers for one-off jobs.

We don’t focus purely on drivers; we regularly help find people for non-driving roles that come with haulage links, such as warehouse staff and managers.

With all of this comes our robust central support system that provides both new and established franchisees with the training and support they need to succeed. This starts with identifying people who are suitable for running a Driver Hire recruitment business, to providing a comprehensive training programme, before then providing a level of operational support which is unrivalled in the industry.

Who are Driver Hire looking for?

Driver Hire franchisees come from all walks of life but there are personal traits that they all have in common:

  • Personable
  • Driven
  • Can-do attitude
  • Confident relationship builder
  • Tenacious
  • Good communicator
  • Consistency
  • Effective people manager
  • Relevant industry experience is not necessary as we provide you with all the training you will need, however we do find that the following backgrounds can be beneficial:
  • Sales or Business Development
  • Operations Management
  • Past business ownership

Any other role where winning business was a requirement, e.g. self-employed contractor who has to pitch to win work or develop relationships to win future business.

How Much Do I Need to Invest?

The Driver Hire franchise fee for a new start-up is just £32,000 however there are only a few remaining start-up areas available. If you are looking to invest in an established territory re-sale these start from £50,000. The minimum investment required is £60,000 and your minimum liquid capital amount should be at least £25,000.

Most franchises can expect to make a turnover of around £700,000 in the first year. The average yearly franchise turnover of a Driver Hire franchised office is £1.2m and the average annual profit of an established successful franchise is over £140,000.

Why Choose Driver Hire?

The Driver Hire brand provides you with a huge advantage over the competition and is supported by a wealth of support from over 75 head office staff across several important departments. So if you can see yourself owning and running a Driver Hire office we want to hear from you today – we have a specialist in-house Franchise Sales team ready to help you learn more.

Min Personal Investment: £25,000
Min Total Investment: £ 60,000
BFA Relationship: Full Member
Franchise Type: Management
Industry: Recruitment

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