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 […]
DPDgroup UK, which trades as DPD and Interlink Express, has seen turnover rise 26% and pre-tax profit increase 19.6% and said it is “well placed to deliver further growth”.
A “huge increase” in mental health concerns in haulage during the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the Unite trade union to push for an industry standard to tackle the growing crisis.
Arrow XL split from Yodel in 2013, and in the last two years chief executive Ian Howell has built a two-man delivery firm that prides itself on giving all of its customers the VIP treatment.