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 […]
Former TNT Express chairman and chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard has taken up the position of chief executive of Geodis. Having left the parcel firm last month, Lombard will take up the position vacated by former chief executive Jean-Louis Demeulenaere. She will oversee the firm’s transport and logistics division, Geodis Calberson. Jean-Louis Demeulenaere is leaving Geodis to “pursue new projects”, according to a company statement issued yesterday. The appointment comes as of a governance shake-up by the board of directors, which […]
Hermes has been awarded a five-year contract with fashion chain New Look to handle the home delivery of the retailer’s e-commerce orders. Delivering more than three million parcels per year to UK households, the goods will first be collected from New Look’s fulfilment hub in Lichfield, Staffs, before being transported to Hermes’ NDC in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The packages, including clothes, shoes and accessories, will be delivered by the parcel firm’s 7,500 couriers using either a 48-hour or next-day service. Pat […]
Hermes UK has appointed Carl Lyon as chief operating officer (COO) to support a significant increase in volumes due to both Covid-19 and the ongoing growth of online shopping.