Minimum Investment: £32,000 (excluding VAT) Franchise Fee: £32,000 (excluding VAT) Total Investment: £40,000 (excluding VAT) Expected Revenue after two years: £500,000
Run Your Own £1m+ Franchise Within The Multi Award-Winning Driver Hire Network
Driver Hire is a successful, franchise with low fixed costs.
If you are looking to join a proven business find out everything you need to know about how you could join one of the UK’s most successful franchise brands here!
Established in 1983, Driver Hire has become the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter, supplying customers in a wide range of sectors nationwide. The Driver Hire network consists of 104 offices across the UK; all focused-on supplying thousands of satisfied customers each year.
About Driver Hire The Driver Hire business reputation is built on the quality of service to both customers who need to find excellent staff and candidates who are looking for work. 97% of customers rated our service as Good or Excellent in our 2022 surveys and 96% of candidates said they were proud to work for Driver Hire. In a highly regulated industry, this reflects the high standards of professionalism from our franchisees and throughout our business.
Driver Hire is one of the UK’s most successful and highly respected franchise brands, they are:
Overall Winner – bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year 2019
Driver Hire has been ranked as the No.1 Recruitment franchise in the Elite Franchise Top 100 List for 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 is placed 9th across all franchise companies.
Regular Finalist (14 out of the last 17 years) and six-times award winner in the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year awards.
The Driver Hire Training And Support Driver Hire’s fully supported initial four to six-week training programme sets you up for success.
Once the franchisee has opened for business (or taken over an existing franchise business), training continues in the form of the franchise support programme, which can deliver up to six months of further support and training in the franchisee’s office.
Support is also available from specialist teams at the Driver Hire head office, including an area development manager, national accounts, HR, marketing, and IT. Peer-to-peer support is just as valuable, and Driver Hire feels it is very important to encourage and facilitate positive working relationships between franchisees. This is achieved through regular regional meetings, an annual conference, and their online forum.
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.
The average franchise turnover (single unit) was £1,230,183 – around three times the UK franchise industry average.
73% of Driver Hire franchises achieved sales of over £750,000
55% of Driver Hire franchises achieved sales of over £1million
13% of Driver Hire franchises achieved sales of over £2million
The average yearly net proﬁt for a franchised office was more than £140,000 and top performing franchisees generate significantly higher profits, giving you very realistic potential earnings well in excess of £100k per year.
We are full members of the British Franchise Association (bfa).
One of the leading logistics recruiters, so you can have every conﬁdence in the service you are selling. Plus, you are providing a service for which there is a clear and growing demand.
Over 70 head office support staff when you need them, so you will never be alone in your business.
Access to National Accounts, delivering 20% of network revenue.
Bespoke IT systems which have been developed to support the needs of a Driver Hire business, giving you the best possible tools to succeed.
Your Next Steps The Driver Hire brand provides you with a huge advantage over the competition and is supported by a wealth of support from over 70 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.