Arrow XL has built a £50,000, in-house training academy complete with a purpose-built apartment for developing its two-person delivery crews. The Development Academy’s flat, housed at the company’s Wigan HQ, contains a working kitchen, a living room and a child’s bedroom, as well as two classrooms. Its two-person crews will be able to practice deliveries in the space, as well as receive training on specialist services including plumbing in white goods, assembling furniture and connecting televisions. The business will be […]
Arrow XL has a new arrival in its books, in the form of a three-year deal with baby furniture retailer Boori.
Arrow XL will have its Midlands and South West operation up and running mid-week, after a fire destroyed its Worcester hub.
Arrow XL is the UK’s largest multi-user two-man home delivery specialist, delivering around 6,000 orders every day. It was created in April 2013 with the rebranding of Yodel XL to “differentiate itself from its sister company, parcel carrier Yodel”. Chief executive Ian Howell joined Arrow XL in October 2013. His career spans 23 years in logistics and retail, starting with 10 years in operational roles for third party logistics operators including Wincanton and Tibbett & Britten. In 2000 he moved […]