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 […]
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.
ArrowXL has spent half a million pounds upgrading its hand-held delivery software to increase efficiency.
Clipper Clipper believes that training and development not only benefit its people, but also Clipper as a business. Clipper’s drivers are put through an innovative driver CPC programme, which uses state-of-the-art driver simulation cabs, but it said there was a clear opportunity for further learning and development.