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Driver Cover – Replacement Delivery Drivers


Down a driver? We understand that unexpected situations can arise, whether it’s due to illness, annual leave, or a last-minute cancellation from another courier. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our team is here to provide reliable driver cover exactly when you need it most.

With a vast and professional courier network at our disposal, we’re equipped to help you fill any driver shortages that may arise. Whether you require delivery drivers at the last minute or need to plan ahead for holiday cover, we’re always ready for action.

Driver Cover FAQ

  • What is driver cover?

    Driver cover refers to a service provided by Speedy Freight to fill in for a missing or unavailable driver. Whether you need temporary cover due to sickness, annual leave, or last-minute cancellations, we have a network of professional drivers ready to step in and ensure your deliveries continue as scheduled.
  • What types of drivers can you provide?

    We can provide a wide range of drivers to suit your specific needs. Whether you require truck drivers, van drivers, or even motorbike couriers, we have a diverse pool of skilled drivers available. Additionally, we can accommodate specialist vehicle requirements if necessary.
  • How quickly can you provide a replacement driver?

    We understand the importance of prompt service, especially when you’re facing a driver shortage. In the event that you’ve been let down by a courier service, we aim to have a replacement driver with you within an hour. Our efficient system and strategically placed branches across the UK allow us to respond quickly to your needs.
  • Can I book driver cover in advance?

    Absolutely. We know that driver shortages can occur during planned absences, such as bank holidays or annual leave. You can book driver cover in advance to ensure smooth operations during these periods. Simply reach out to us with your requirements, and we’ll arrange for a reliable driver to be available when you need them.
  • How experienced are the replacement drivers you provide?

    We take pride in our network of professional drivers who possess a wealth of experience in the transport industry. We carefully select drivers who have a proven track record of reliability and adherence to high-quality standards. Rest assured that the replacement drivers we provide are skilled, knowledgeable, and committed to ensuring your deliveries are handled with the utmost care and efficiency.

Book a Driver Cover Consultation

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When booking in your courier service consultation, we will ask a few quick questions to ensure our service is right for you, and so that our team can come prepared with the solution that meets your requirements.

Our Speedy Promise

When you use our replacement driver services, a dedicated driver and vehicle are assigned to your delivery. We only transport your consignments – we don’t take on other loads, meaning direct delivery and no delays.

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