The Transport Industry accounts for around 5.8% of jobs in the West Midlands, including many people working as Drivers for Manufacturers, third-party Distribution businesses, Haulage firms and Retailers.
Major employers in the area
The West Midlands' central location and easy access to the motorway network makes the it an ideal location for Warehousing and Distribution operations, with Unipart, Bibby, the Co-op, Tesco and Sainsbury's among the major companies to have sizeable depots there. All of these firms need a variety of staff to make deliveries, including Van, 7.5-tonne, LGV and HGV Drivers. Many staff are employed directly by the Manufacturer or Retailer, while others work for Haulage Contractors, and some are hired on a temporary basis via Driving recruitment agencies.
Driving Industry salaries in the West Midlands
Salaries for this type of work in the West Midlands are around the national average, with LGV Class 1 Drivers paid between £20,000 and £26,000 a year, and Van Drivers earning £15,000 to £21,000. The Construction Sector provides jobs for 4.9% of the workforce in the West Midlands, so there are also employment opportunities for Telehandler, Crane, and Dumper Truck Drivers. Staff with the right licence and a Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) card can expect a salary of between £15,000 and £25,000 a year.
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Trade team specialise in the supply of temporary, permanent and contract workers across the UK. We have a large database of skilled and unskilled candidates that have been referenced and accreditation checked. We believe our experience and slimmed down business model, along with a personal touch, gives us the edge to supply the best service at the best price. **SPECIAL OFFER 8% FEE**
Specialising in the Driving, Industrial and Commercial sectors, Mainstay Recruitment have a combined 15 years of experience in our sectors and we guarantee that we will not leave you disappointed. From HGV Driver to Receptionist we can offer competitive charge rates, a high level of service and a value for money guarantee.
Coverage West Midlands and Staffordshire
5 Eldon Court,
Call4Supply has over 40 successful years worth of experience providing staffing solutions supplying Temporary, Permanent and Contract workers across a wide range of business sectors. Highly competitive rates, centrally located and a dedicated personal service from the moment you contact us. You can rest assured your staffing requirements will be handled quickly, efficiently and effectively by Call4Supply.
6 St Michaels Court,
Pure Staff are a dependable Midlands based agency who specialise in supplying quality HGV, LGV, PCV and 7.5 Tonne drivers for our clients within the Driving sector. From our offices in Birmingham, Worcester and Bilston, we deliver a personal and flexible service when recommending all classes of drivers for permanent or temporary positions. Pure Staff are ISO 9001 accredited and AWR compliant.
Coverage The Midlands and Welsh Borders
The Chamberlain Building,
36 Frederick Street,
Oxford Street Industrial Park,
8 Lowesmoor Wharf,
The clue’s in the name – our dedicated team of recruitment experts are passionate about matching the right candidates to the right jobs. We specialise in Temporary and Permanent placements across a broad recruitment spectrum including; Office, Technical, Industrial, Transport and Managerial. Whether you’re seeking your next opportunity or expanding your team – it’s time to get Proactive!
We are an independent recruitment company providing temporary and permanent solutions across Shropshire & The West Midlands including Managed Service Solutions and Recruitment Process Outsourcing. Our clients include small to medium enterprises and leading Blue Chip companies. We work in partnership with our clients and pride ourselves on our personal approach to meeting their requirements.
Coverage Midlands & Shropshire
31 Waterloo Road,
Stafford Park 10,
Strong Recruitment Group are leading suppliers of fully-licensed UK Drivers. Covering all classifications of vehicle, our team of experts are on hand to make permanent and temporary placements all over the UK. We're driven by results and our 99% success rate is a testament to the standard of service we consistently deliver. So, whether you need a HGV or Commercial Driver, contact us today and make the right hire - first time.
Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Education, Engineering, Executive / Management, Industrial, Information Industry, IT, Legal, Marketing, Sales
219 Stratford Road,
7 Old Bakery Row,
137 Barnards Green Road,
24-25 High Street,
7 St Johns Hill Shrewsbury,
24 Southgate Street,
10A Russell Street Stroud,
Oakham Business Park,
2 Park Road,
Unit 3 Charles Street Wrexham,
Chester Business Park Herons Way,
Unit 38 The George Centre Guildhall Street,
1 Appleton Gate,
Suite 17 99 Parkway Avenue,
Rombourne Business Centre 130 Aztec,
15 East Laith Gate,
Standard House George Street,
1 Kestrel House 7 Mill Street,
16 Chalybeate Street,
22A Oxford Street,
Stewart House 56,
24B Angel Hill,
Bury St. Edmunds,
7A Church Road,
Suite 11 Pure Offices,
Unit 1 First Floor,
Pioneer Business Park,
Langstone Business Park,
1-3 Market Square,