Interviews

Service is king for Arrow XL

August 22, 2014 Steve Hobson

Arrow XL is the UK’s largest multi-user two-man home delivery specialist, delivering around 6,000 orders every day. It was created in April 2013 with the rebranding of Yodel XL to “differentiate itself from its sister company, parcel carrier Yodel”. Chief executive Ian Howell joined Arrow XL in October 2013. His career spans 23 years in logistics and retail, starting with 10 years in operational roles for third party logistics operators including Wincanton and Tibbett & Britten. In 2000 he moved […]

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Independence vs Better Together

August 21, 2014 Christopher Walton

On one hand you have a Scottish government saying it will be “business as usual” for hauliers on both sides of the border, and in the other you have a UK government warning that there will be legal and economic repercussions for a newly independent state. But which is better? There’s only one way to find out! FIIGGHHHTTT… wait. It doesn’t have to come to that as we live in a free democracy these days and Scots can go to […]

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Who will benefit from annual test fee changes?

August 19, 2014 Ashleigh Wight

Last week the DVSA revealed that it would be cutting annual test fees at ATFs this autumn, a move that will surely be welcomed by ATF operators and their users alike. DVSA test fees, however, are set to increase, along with a 1% rise in operator licensing fees.