ArrowXL has appointed Lynne Dixon as its strategic account director to support its next stage of growth and development. Dixon (pictured), who was previously at DPD UK where she was its national customer relationship manager, takes on overall responsibility for the management of the Shop Direct account, which includes brands Very, Littlewoods and Littlewoods Ireland. She is based at the company’s Wigan headquarters. ArrowXL, which specialises in two-man delivery and installation services and is a Yodel sister company, said Lynne […]
Hermes has invested in 100 new vehicles as part of a fleet replacement programme, which will also assist it with additional parcel volumes. The parcels firm has made a multi-million pound investment in 86 vans, a mix of 7.5-tonne, 12-tonne and 18-tonne vehicles, which will be used for radial depot work. It has also added 14 tractor units to its trunking operation, collecting from customers and distributing to its hub and depot network. All the new vehicles have automatic gearboxes […]
Government plans to cut the cost of apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are welcome but more needs to be done to address the skills shortage, according to Europa Worldwide Group.
Hermes has appointed two new board members to help support its plans for growth in the home delivery market. Ex-Parcelforce board member Gary Winter has joined the company as sales and marketing director, along with Jane Naumkin as human resources director. Winter has experience of the parcel industry through his previous roles as head of business development at Royal Mail packets and business transformation director at Parcelforce. He has also worked for UK Mail, Pitney Bowes and PFE International and […]