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

John Sutton

Regional Driving Division Manager

About John Sutton

John is a very experienced transport professional having been around the transport and logistics industry for many years. His wealth of expertise within this sector coupled with his “can do” attitude is key in this fast moving recruitment sector.

John’s clients acknowledge and value his experience placing professional drivers within this heavily regulated industry.  His key strength is that he always goes above and beyond, ensuring his drivers and clients are looked after impeccably.

As an active member of Premier’s management team, John heads our Driving Division.  With 2 locations covering North Staffordshire and South Cheshire and an expectant third location in the near future John’s valuable experience and management of professional drivers and consultants will be key to the divisions success.

Contact John on 01782 717007.

Simon Arnold

Crewe Driving Consultant

About Simon Arnold

Simon joined Premier Drivers in 2016 after spending more than 25 years in the retail and leisure industry. With a wealth of experience in all aspects of customer service, he fully understands the value of providing the best possible service to our clients and is passionate about delivering it.

Having extensively trained in all aspects of driver recruitment, Simon’s understanding of the customer’s requirements and being able to react in a timely manner is critical in this fast-paced division of the business. With a coaching and teaching background, Simon’s strengths lie in the communication and people skills that have enabled him to build strong working relationships with his clients.

Contact Simon on 01270 444900.

John Simpson

Newcastle Driving Consultant

About John Simpson

John is the latest addition to our business and has slotted in extremely well. Having a background in transport and logistics and holding a National CPC in Road Transport his range of skills and experience makes him the perfect match for our business.

Working within our fast paced Driving Division he is a very hands on transport professional.  Ensuring compliance and best practice is adhered to at all times enhances our reputation as the areas leading supplier of quality drivers.

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