Former DPD executive director Charlie Shiels (pictured) has been appointed chief operations officer at Arrow XL. Shiels worked with DPD for just less than 22 years, most recently as executive director of central operations, before he left the business last July. Shiels was responsible for the parcel delivery firm’s fleet, and was named on each of its O-licences. Arrow XL MD Ian Howell said: “We are pleased to welcome Charlie into such a key role in our business, at a […]
The Greater London Authority (GLA) has appointed Savills to help it balance the need for housing and industrial land in the capital.
DPD and Interlink Express parent GeoPost UK has submitted plans to develop a 60,000ft² depot in Cardiff, which will be an addition to its growing network.
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]