Driver Hire is the UK's leading supplier of logistics staff to the private and public sectors. Every day our 100+ branch network provides drivers and distribution workers to a wide variety of customers ranging from hauliers and major supermarket groups to builders merchants, parcel delivery companies and local councils.
This is a fantastic opening to purchase a start-up B2B business with huge potential in the Wolverhampton and Dudley area.
A Driver Hire franchise provides you with a unique opportunity to run your own recruitment business within our established and highly successful franchise network.
By purchasing the Driver Hire Wolverhampton & Dudley territory you'll cover the following postcode areas:
All of the WV and DY 1-8, 12 and 14.
Who is Driver Hire?
Established for over 30 years, Driver Hire’s award-winning success is based upon a proven franchise formula which combines a market-leading brand name, rigorous business systems and comprehensive support, with the ambition and self-motivation of local franchise owners.
Why you should request more information?
Driver Hire delivers an outstanding level of performance. In the 2017/18 financial year:
• 15% of Driver Hire franchises achieved sales of over £2million
• 24% of Driver Hire franchises achieved sales of over £1.5million
• 50% of Driver Hire franchises achieved sales of over £1million
• 72% achieved sales of over £750,000
• The average franchise turnover (single unit) was £1,180,450
Note: Net profits should be between 10% and 15% of total sales.
This is a great achievement when you consider that the franchise industry's average turnover is currently £378,400, according to the 2015 bfa/NatWest Franchise Survey.
Our territories are carefully configured to offer a customer base with a good mix of national, regional and local firms from a wide cross-section of business sectors.
It should be noted that there is considerable potential to develop the business beyond our traditional area of driver supply into other complementary staff sectors including warehouse, distribution, ancillary industrial and professional.
This business can be located anywhere within the WV, DY 1-8, 12 and 14. postcode area as this is the territory being sold. It is not a business you can run from home. You will be required, with our help, to source commercial office premises from which to operate from. The majority of new Driver Hire businesses operate from a serviced office, with the benefit of parking, flexible office space and often a reception desk. The cost of office premises will vary, and we can help with selecting something suitable.
There is certainly plenty of scope to grow a Driver Hire business in the Wolverhampton and Dudley area.
For example, the huge increase in home shopping has stimulated demand for multi-drop delivery drivers.
In addition to supplying temporary drivers, Driver Hire franchisees can generate revenue from providing permanent staff, delivering classroom-based driver training and selling further complimentary products and services e.g. an online driving licence checker.
We operate in a competitive environment but the benefits of an extremely strong brand, a proven business process and central support combined with the hard work, motivation and commitment of the franchise owner provide a competitive edge that has seen Driver Hire consistently succeed where others have failed.
Driver Hire’s franchise agreement:
When you start a franchise with Driver Hire you will sign a detailed franchise agreement.
At Driver Hire the franchise agreement is for a period of 5 years and this can then be renewed every 5 years. Driver Hire does not charge a renewal franchise fee. The purpose of the agreement is to set out your rights and responsibilities and that of the franchisor.
Support and training:
As you’d expect from a leading franchise, the franchisor provides you with a comprehensive support package, helping you to plan, launch and develop your business to its maximum potential.
The 4 to 6 week intensive Foundation Training provides an excellent starting base supplemented throughout your lifespan as a Driver Hire franchisee by ongoing development and training.
This includes; a six-month franchise support programme as well as regular up-dates and networking opportunities.
Each franchisee is also allocated an Area Development Manager and can access a head office support team of over 80 staff working in marketing, national accounts, IT, finance, telesales and training.
Driver Hire is a five times bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year award winner, including the Franchisor of the Year Bronze award in 2018. In 2016 Driver Hire won the Franchise Marketing Awards for the 'Best Franchisee Marketing Support' award and is a 2018 finalist.
Driver Hire is a full British Franchise Association member and Graham Duckworth, Driver Hire’s Franchise Sales Director holds the bfa’s ‘Qualified Franchise Professional’ certification.