Arrow XL CEO Ian Howell has left the business after four years in the role. Howell has been replaced by chief operations officer Charlie Shiels, who joined Arrow XL this year after 20 years with DPD, on an interim basis. A spokeswoman for Arrow XL said Shiels had been asked to fill the role “whilst a comprehensive search is undertaken to find Ian’s successor”. During his time with Arrow XL, Howell was at the helm of the business’s transformation from […]
DPD is urging retailers to talk to their delivery companies about the potential disruption threatened by the Olympics later this month. The parcels giant is concerned that many retailers are still underestimating the extent of the upheaval the Games could create during peak times. Dwain McDonald, DPD chief executive, says: “We are estimating the maximum period for potential disruption to deliveries to certain postcodes to be up to 50 days between mid July and mid September. “Sites like Westfield shopping […]
Potter Logistics has welcomed the recent decision by Selby District Council to approve a hitherto controversial planning application for Olympia Park in Yorkshire, where it has a 62-acre distribution centre and rail freight terminal.
DPD has broadcast construction footage of its new £150m hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire, which it said will be the largest domestic parcel hub in Europe when operational in 2022.