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Who Are the Best HGV Employers in London?

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With demand for HGV drivers higher than ever, there’s no shortage of HGV employers looking for certified staff in London. These days, even the government has stepped in to address the talent shortage, promising to train thousands of new people in the coming years.

If you want to take advantage of the talent shortage and get yourself a high-paying job in the process, the first step is getting your licence with our helpful team. Once you’re licenced, you’ll be able to apply for amazing roles with some of the top brands in the country. The question is, which employers are the best for HGV drivers in London?

Here’s your guide to some of the top employment opportunities you can find in the capital

Leading HGV Employers in London

Throughout the UK, the massive shortage of skilled HGV professionals has led to an influx of job opportunities from all kinds of companies. However, you’re likely to have the best opportunity of finding a great employer in the heart of the UK’s logistics and shipping network. London is the central point of transport for many of the biggest companies in the UK.

Some of the most popular employers worth checking out once you have your licence include:

  • XPO Logistics: Offering amazingly competitive rates of pay, fantastic coverage to keep you protected on the road, and insurance (medical, vision, dental, disability, and life), XPO Logistics has a lot to offer. You’ll even have access to 401k company match program for building your pension, extra maternity support, a sign-on bonus, and more
  • DPD: One of the better-known companies in the UK logistics landscape, DPD offers a variety of great benefits to skilled HGV drivers. You can leverage annual holiday trading options, childcare vouchers to help with raising your family, and annual life, travel, and dental insurance. There’s also the opportunity to get extra bonuses and rewards if you really impress your boss, so make sure you knuckle down
  • Royal Mail: One of the most reliable employers in the UK, the Royal Mail is constantly searching for the top talent to help ship post around Britain. Wages are great with the Royal Mail if you know how to manage a HGV, and you get a decent amount of vacation time too. Exclusive perks and benefits include pension plans, and private medical insurance
  • DHL: The DHL brand is highly recommended by a number of HGV drivers, thanks to its exceptional dental and health insurance coverage, as well as disability and life insurance. For those who want to explore new skills and boost their career opportunities, you’ll find plenty of learning and training resources with DHL too
  • Hermes: With everything from flexible hours to competitive rates of pay, and extensive partner rewards, Hermes is brimming with great reasons to sign up for a job. You’ll also get great support and training from the company, and flexibility on where you want to spend most of your time as a driver

Finding your HGV Employer

Finding a great employer as a professional with an HGV licence has never been easier. Once you’ve completed your training, you’ll have your pick of fantastic companies to choose from, each offering a host of benefits, from job security and shift flexibility, to career development opportunities, high wages, and even insurance options.

Get your licence with us and start checking out employers today.

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