Looking for drivers?

Looking for drivers?

Supplying professional drivers to the heavily regulated transport and logistics industry requires requires highly trained knowledgeable consultants with expertise within this area of supply.

Transport managers and businesses across the region trust us to provide professional, legally compliant and reliable drivers. For planned long-term staffing solutions, temporary contracts or short-term emergency cover, Premier Drivers is the driver recruitment service of choice.

Premier Drivers pride ourselves on having the correct mix of consultants who have worked within the transport industry. Our divisions are audited on a regular basis to ensure compliance is met, we are accredited members of the Freight Transport Association and we operate transport and logistic software to record drivers working time hours.  We’re also a JAUPT approved training centre, ensuring all of our drivers receive further training and up to date industry news by completing their drivers’ CPC with us.

Whether it’s a Van Driver or an HGV Driver, all drivers are interviewed thoroughly and put through a rigorous testing procedure. We source references, check licences every three months and supply PPE – we need to know that each driver supplied is the perfect representation of our business. To be known in this industry for our quality of candidate is the single biggest asset we possess and it’s something we’re very proud of, allowing us further opportunities to add to our large portfolio of transport, distribution and logistics customers.

We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks of the year – our transport consultants are always on hand to deal with any urgent requirements.

Typical roles supplied:

  • HGV Class 1
  • HGV Class 2
  • 7.5 Tonne Drivers
  • Van Drivers
  • Car Delivery Drivers
  • Courier Drivers


We provide drivers with additional licences and experience:

  • ADR
  • HIAB
  • Moffatt Truck
  • Skip
  • Multi-drop
  • Wagon & Drag
  • Taut liner
  • Tipper
  • Double-Deck
  • Refrigeration
  • High-Sided Trailers
  • Containers
  • Low Loaders

Call us on 01782 717 007 (Staffordshire), 01270 444 900 (Cheshire)

Lines are open 24hrs per day.

Why choose us?

  • Reputation for delivering outstanding results
  • Supplier of professional, reliable, competent, reference checked, compliant drivers
  • Managed by transport professionals for transport professionals
  • Use transport regulated software to collate and track drivers working time hours
  • Freight Transport Accredited
  • JAUPT Approved training centre
  • Huge database of availability
  • Preferred supplier of professional drivers to industry leading companies
  • ADR, Moffat, Skip, HIAB , Trunkers, Multidrop driver availability.
  • True 24hr availability
  • Work to the highest standards of driver supply

Working with us

From the outset, we make it our business to understand your exact requirements. Our staffing specialists have all previously worked in the transport industry and know the importance of finding reliable, competent and professional personnel through a service that is flexible and cost-effective.

We ask for the best and we get the best. Whether you are looking for HGV driver recruitment services, Class 1 and 2 drivers or would like to fill a van driver role, we are confident that we can supply vetted, professional staff who will be a real asset to your company.

Our recruitment process involves full reference checks, a face-to-face interview and a rigorous induction. For complete peace-of-mind, clients can be assured that our drivers have a full knowledge of the latest regulations including the Working Time Directive and have successfully passed a series of additional in-house tests on geographical knowledge, tachograph compliance and hazard perception. Meanwhile, our systems are capable of detailing past and present drivers’ ‘Working Time’ hours with the press of a button.

Benefits of working with us

Experienced, professional drivers

Experienced, professional drivers

Legally compliant

Legally compliant

Rigorous application procedure

Rigorous application procedure

Flexible manning service

Flexible manning service

Emergency and temporary cover

Emergency and temporary cover

Long-term staffing solutions

Long-term staffing solutions

If you would like a call from one of our staffing specialists, or to receive the latest industry news, simply click the link below.

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Areas of supply

Throughout North Staffordshire

and South Cheshire.

Areas of supply

Our specialist staff

Harry Maclennan

Driving Consultant

About Harry Maclennan

Harry was promoted to our Drivers Division after expressing his desire to continue his recruitment education within this sector.  The transition has proven a success with a larger pipeline of candidates being made readily available.

Harry completes the onboarding process by guiding drivers through compliant based testing, interviews, licensing checks as well as sourcing candidate references.

Behind the scenes Harry can be heard liaising with drivers to ensure the weekly payroll is completed accurately and on time.

Contact Harry on 01782 717007.

Simon Arnold

Driving Division Manager

About Simon Arnold

Our Driving Division Manager Simon has been with the business since 2016.  Within this time he has proved to be an integral part of the team by ensuring only the areas best drivers are sourced and placed with our clients.

His wealth of expertise within this sector, coupled with his “can do” attitude is key in this fast moving recruitment sector.

Under his guidance our clients understand and acknowledge his value when it comes to placing fully compliant professional drivers within this heavily regulated industry.

Contact Simon on 01782 717007

John Simpson

Driving Consultant

About John Simpson

John joined our Drivers Division with a wealth of experience within the transport and logistics sector.  Holding a National CPC in Road Transport his range of skills is a perfect match for our business.

John has an excellent rapport with our drivers. With the skills, experience and knowledge to put forward the best candidate for the role, John also engages with driver compliance training, audits, and the investigation of incidents and infringements.

Working within our fast paced Driving Division he is a very hands on transport professional who ensures compliance and best practice is adhered to at all times.

Contact John on 01782 717007.

Driver Training with Premier Drivers

Do you want to improve your skills? We offer JAUPT approved Driver CPC courses in our modern, purpose-built recruitment and training centre.

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Eddie Stobart