Just before he left the business in January, Yodel’s then CEO Mike Cooper told MT about his four-point plan to turn Yodel around from years of losses to profitability. Redesigning its transport network and harnessing its data more effectively are some of the things achieved in his time at the business. Yodel has been haemorrhaging cash for so long that its CEO Mike Cooper used the word to describe his company’s past results. In its eight years of life, Yodel […]
Parcels expert Frank Proud argues that the embattled parcels carrier has a bright future ahead of it.
Yodel has appointed Neil Lloyd as chief executive, following the departure of Jonathan Smith in January.
Christmas 2012 was another record-breaking year for parcel carriers, with many reporting volumes that made 2011’s peak seem a simple task. With year-on-year volumes rising every Christmas and the online retail boom not showing any signs of slowing down, how are carriers ensuring they are well prepared for 2013’s peak? Retailers again reported record-breaking internet sales over the festive period. Web sales were up 44% for City Link customer John Lewis, and 11% for Hermes customer Next. Debenhams also saw […]