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Two Driver Hire franchisees complete their five year renewals

02 December 2019

Driver Hire franchisees in Guildford and Lincoln have both renewed their agreements with Driver Hire – the leading transport & logistics recruitment franchise.

Sarah Matthews (Driver Hire Lincoln) and Richard Bradshaw (Driver Hire Guildford) have enjoyed outstanding trading over a sustained period since buying their businesses.

Over the past five years Sarah Matthews and her Lincoln team have increased turnover by 16%. The office is currently on course to hit sales in excess of £900k and has averaged £800k per annum, over the last five years. They regularly find work for around 50 local people a week. 

Meanwhile Richard Bradshaw and his team are on course to hit sales in excess of £1m for the fourth year in succession, regularly finding work for around 125 people a week. In terms of customers invoiced, Driver Hire Guildford is in the top quartile of Driver Hire’s nationwide network.

Commenting on his decision to renew, Richard Bradshaw said: ““Investing in a Driver Hire franchise has proved to be an excellent decision. I think there are still plenty of opportunities to grow the business further.”

Sarah Matthews (Driver Hire Lincoln) added: “We’ve shown that a mix of business acumen coupled with hard work and the support of an outstanding franchisor, delivers consistent results. We’re looking forward to working together for a further five years.” 

Graham Duckworth, Driver Hire’s Franchise Sales Director commented: “We’re delighted that Sarah and Richard have decided to be part of the Driver Hire network for a further five years. Their success is further proof that a Driver Hire franchise is a great business investment.”

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