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 Howell has been replaced by chief operations officer Charlie Shiels, who joined Arrow XL this year after 20 years with DPD, on an interim basis.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 […]
Turnover at delivery giant DPD Group UK passed through £1bn last year.
Ripon-based Potter Group Logistics has bought York logistics firm and Palletline member House of James for an undisclosed sum. The deal, struck yesterday (16 May) boosts Potter’s turnover by 50% to £22m, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to the fleet. Motortransport.co.uk understands that Simon Gill, MD of House of James, will remain at the combined business for at least three years in the role of commercial director. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter’s, says: “We have […]
The haulage industry has given a cautious welcome to government plans to review the Driver CPC.