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 […]
Royal Mail will be opening 10 temporary sort centres for the third consecutive peak to help sort the forecast high volume of parcels.
Royal Mail is to open 10 temporary parcel sorting sites between now and Christmas to sort a significant amount of its peak volumes.
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]