Jonathan Smith is to leave Yodel at the end of the year after leading the company through the integration of HDNL and the domestic B2B and B2C parts of DHL Express (UK), Motortransport.co.uk can reveal. A successor to Smith will be sought, but in the interim he will work alongside executive chairman Dick Stead. A spokesman for Yodel said: “Yodel has been transformed over the last 18 months and is now in a sound position with strength across senior management. […]
Yodel is trialling a new vetting system for staff supplied to it after a subcontractor was fined £4,000 for employing an illegal worker.
Keith Basnett has joined UK parcel distributor Yodel as chief operating officer after eight years in the same role with ‘digital department store’ the Shop Direct Group.