APC Overnight has appointed former Yodel boss Jonathan Smith as its chief executive. He replaces former chief executive Karl Brown, who took the reins at the parcel delivery network in November 2013. Brown will remain on the APC board and continue to act as chairman of his three member depots; Direct Logistics in Thorne, and Express Logistics in Nottingham and Stockport. Smith was formerly MD of DHL Domestic (UK) and, upon its merger with Home Delivery Network to form Yodel, […]
Yodel has unveiled a new branded fleet to accompany its role as logistics partner to the 2014 Friends Life Tour – a cycling event.
Steve Porter Transport Group has recruited Condor Logistics’ business development manager to oversee its strategic partnership with Meachers Global Logistics. Julian Pedler has joined the partnership in a role that is jointly funded by Steve Porter Transport and Meachers, with an eye to developing other off-shore markets such as the Channel Islands. The partnership itself was revealed in October, and sees the Isle of Wight haulier co-operating with Southampton’s Meachers on the delivery of inbound and outbound freight the island […]
Yodel could be facing strike action among staff after the parcel carrier offered them a “miserly” 1.6% pay deal.