Yodel has appointed Neil Lloyd as chief executive, following the departure of Jonathan Smith in January.Lloyd, who was previously chief operating officer at facilities provider and catering firm ISS UK, will report to executive chairman Dick Stead, who temporarily managed the company since Smith’s departure. Lloyd said: “I am very pleased to be joining Yodel at this exciting period in its development. I am keen to ensure that Yodel develops a reputation for first class customer service through cultural change […]
Norbert Dentressangle has revealed two new members of its executive board, following the recent appointment of Hervé Montjotin as its new chief executive. Malcolm Wilson, formerly MD of Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK, has been appointed MD of the group’s logistics division – a role previously handled by former CEO François Bertreau; while Luis Angel Gomez, previously MD of Spanish subsidiary Norbert Dentressangle Gerposa, becomes MD of the transport division – the job previously held by Montjotin. Commenting on the appointments, […]
Hermes has won a five-year contract extension with plus-size women’s clothing firm JD Williams, for handling UK and cross-border home deliveries. The extended deal, which will run until 2017, will see the parcels firm handling more than 15 million items per year for JD Williams’ 32 brands. Goods will be collected from DCs in Shaw, Greater Manchester and Hadfield, Derbyshire, in a fleet of 15 trailers before being transported to Hermes’ northern hub in Warrington for sorting and onward delivery […]
Royal Mail Group has warned of overcapacity in the parcel market, which is leading to downward pressure on pricing, despite it handling over one billion items in a financial year for the first time.