Two-person delivery specialist ArrowXL has appointed Luke Barton as its new chief operating officer.

Barton (pictured) has worked for ArrowXL since 2015 in a number of management roles including operations support, warehousing and HR.

Most recently he was general manager for Worcester and then regional operations manager for the South, where he was responsible for both the Worcester and Enfield operations.

In his new role he will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s operations are fully able to support the company’s continuing growth and support its strong customer base.

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ArrowXL chief executive Charlie Shiels said: “Our decision to promote from within is testament to the strength of our team and our commitment to developing our people. Over the past few years Luke has proven to have an innate ability to make significant improvements at pace and drives high standards, all whilst demonstrating strong and supportive leadership and core ethical values.

"On behalf of the executive board and the shareholders, we would like to congratulate him on this appointment, and are very much looking forward to working with him on the future strategic plans for ArrowXL.”

Added Barton: “Our industry is facing extremely challenging times and it is vital that we as a business are able to adapt and develop to ensure that we can continue to expand our portfolio and deliver a best-in-class customer experience for our clients. In my new role I am committed to delivering this and continuing to develop our exceptional colleagues to ensure we have the best people in the market.”