APC Overnight has appointed board member Karl Brown as CEO, replacing former CEO Syed Ziaullah who steps down for personal reasons. Brown founded Goole, Yorkshire-based APC member Direct Logistics in 1998 and has led the company through the acquisition of two Express Logistics depots in Stockport and Nottingham. He has worked in the logistics industry since leaving school, when he joined the RAF’s transport department. Brown (pictured left) said the business will focus on high service levels and continuing its […]
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APC Overnight saw record 30% increase in year-on-year volumes over the Christmas peak, the parcel network said. To keep up with demand, the network increased trunk levels by 35% compared to 2011’s peak figures and fleet numbers increased by 20% across its network of 115 depots. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said it began holding regional meetings in September to plan for the peak and sent out delivery predictions to each depot to help them plan for the volume uplift. Staffing […]