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2002
  • April – Drivers Direct Opens Three Branches – Feltham, Northampton and Runcorn.
 2004
  • February – Gained Freight Transport Association membership
  • May – Drivers Direct wins its first onsite account
  • July – Drivers Direct opens branch in Nuneaton
  • August – Drivers Direct opens branch in Eastleigh
  • October – Drivers Direct opens branch in Preston
 
2005
  • June – Drivers Direct wins its second onsite account
2007
  • September – Drivers Direct Named in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100
  • October – Drivers Direct branch opens in Sutton
2008
  • October– Drivers Direct Training is launched
  • December– Drivers Direct introduce NVQ training for all of its drivers
2009
  • February – Drivers Direct named in the Recruiter Magazine Hot 50 recruitment companies
  • June – Drivers Direct first franchised branch opens in Northampton
  • August – Drivers Direct second franchise branch opens in Nuneaton
  • September – Drivers Direct gain Recruitment and Employment Confederation membership
  • September – Drivers Direct Training become an approved driver CPC training centre
2010
  • February – Drivers Direct named again in the Recruiter Magazine Hot 50 recruitment companies
  • June – Drivers Direct moves to new Head Office in Runcorn
  • June – Drivers Direct third franchise branch opens in Leicester
  • July – Drivers Direct gains British Franchise Provisional membership
  • August – Drivers Direct Training completes 1000 NVQs
  • August – Drivers Direct opens fourth franchise in Ashford
  • December – Drivers Direct gains British Franchise Associate membership
2011
  • March – Drivers Direct fifth franchise opens in Manchester
  • April – Drivers Direct sixth franchise opens in Romford
  • April – Drivers Direct branch opens in Crewe
  • May – Drivers Direct branch opens in Leeds
  • May – Drivers Direct branch opens in Alfreton
  • June – Drivers Direct seventh franchise opens in Cardiff
2012 
  • March – Drivers Direct launches central sales branch in Leatherhead
  • March – Drivers Direct branch opens in Wolverhampton
  • May – Drivers Direct joins the Institute of Recruiters
  • June – Drivers Direct branch opens in Reading
  • June – Drivers Direct passes FTA Audit
  • July – Drivers Direct branch opens in Sheffield
  • September – Drivers Direct branch opens in Bristol
2013
  • January – Drivers Direct Recruitment Group opens People Direct Recruitment Perm Division
  • May – Drivers Direct opens another franchise branch in Swanley, Kent
  • June – Drivers Direct passes another FTA Accreditation Audit
  • July – Drivers Direct acquires the Cardiff Franchise

2014

  • April – Drivers Direct Recruitment branch opens in Swindon
  • April – Drivers Direct Recruitment branch opens in Liverpool
  • June – Drivers Direct Recruitment branch opens in Bishop Auckland
  • June – Drivers Direct Recruitment passes FTA Audit
  • July – Drivers Direct Group reports a 20% growth in turnover to £16.2 million

2015

  • February – Drivers Direct Recruitment launches a military recruitment campaign
  • March – Drivers Direct Recruitment passes JAUPT audit
  • April – Drivers Direct Logistics gains RHA membership
  • May – Drivers Direct Recruitment passes FTA Audit
  • June – Drivers Direct Group’s Logistics division opens its first Depot in Royton
  • June – Drivers Direct Logistics completes sucessful application for O Licence
  • June – Drivers Direct Group reports a 23% growth in turnover to £20 million
  • August – Drivers Direct Recruitment branch opens in Coalville
  • August – Drivers Direct Recruitment branch opens in Doncaster
  • August – Drivers Direct Recruitment branch opens in St. Albans

2016

  • March – Drivers Direct Logistics opens second depot in Tamworth
  • April – Drivers Direct is Headline news in “The Recruiter” magazine
  • May – Drivers Direct achieves corporate membership of the Institute of Logistics.
  • May – Drivers Direct Recruitment Branch Opens in Oldham
  • June – Drivers Direct Group reports a £21.9 million turnover, a growth of 9.5%
  • July – Drivers Direct Recruitment receives “Best Recruitment Agency in Cheshire” award
  • September – Drivers Direct Recruitment passes FTA Audit