Arrow XL has said it will be two years before it can reopen the hub that was destroyed by a fire earlier this year. The 200,000ft² Worcester hub, one of Arrow’s four key sites, was consumed by the blaze on 20 April. The two-man delivery firm said that plans are in place to reopen the facility in 2019, and that it has signed a lease on a new warehouse and DC in Droitwich Spa to service the West Midlands in […]
Arrow XL has spent £500,000 on 19 new double deck trailers for its fleet, which it said will provide greater efficiencies in terms of fleet capacity, fuel economy and environmental footprint.
Arrow XL is the UK’s largest multi-user two-man home delivery specialist, delivering around 6,000 orders every day. It was created in April 2013 with the rebranding of Yodel XL to “differentiate itself from its sister company, parcel carrier Yodel”. Chief executive Ian Howell joined Arrow XL in October 2013. His career spans 23 years in logistics and retail, starting with 10 years in operational roles for third party logistics operators including Wincanton and Tibbett & Britten. In 2000 he moved […]
Former DPD director Charlie Shiels has been appointed as the permanent CEO of ArrowXL, after his predecessor Ian Howell stepped down in September.