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 […]
City Link has opened a new depot in Southampton to handle increased demand for parcel collection and delivery in the area.
DPD has added fashion retailer Matalan to its catalogue of DPD Pickup locations, the number of which is set to hit 2,800 by the end of the year.
DPD plans to offer consumers more delivery options to reduce the number of failed delivery attempts, following an upgrade to its Predict service. The service was launched in 2012 and notifies consumers of a one-hour slot when they can expect their parcel to be delivered. The upgrade will notify recipients the evening before delivery and allow them to choose one of five delivery options. These include changing the delivery day, deliver to neighbour, deliver to safe place, collect from nearest […]