Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has described the footage of Yodel employees throwing parcels about in an undercover TV report as a disgrace after it aired on Channel 4. An episode of Dispatches on 1 February contained footage of hub workers throwing parcels, including some marked as fragile, as well as dropping and walking over others. Speaking at The Delivery Conference in London the next day, Stead said: “Throwing parcels in sorting centres is disgraceful, it is unacceptable, and I […]
Yodel has opened a new 50,000ft² service centre in Basildon, Essex and upgraded two further sites at Aberdeen and Ipswich in a bid to boost its operational efficiency.
Jonathan Smith is to leave Yodel at the end of the year after leading the company through the integration of HDNL and the domestic B2B and B2C parts of DHL Express (UK), Motortransport.co.uk can reveal. A successor to Smith will be sought, but in the interim he will work alongside executive chairman Dick Stead. A spokesman for Yodel said: “Yodel has been transformed over the last 18 months and is now in a sound position with strength across senior management. […]