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 […]
It is an unrealistic consumer expectation, not poor performance from parcel carriers, that has led to a report suggesting a third of peak-time parcels are delivered at the wrong time, according to a market expert.
Myhermes.co.uk has delivered its two millionth parcel just 10 months after reaching the one million mark in June last year. Following high levels of demand over the Christmas period, which saw volumes double during the busiest shopping week to more than 60,000 parcels per day, the company says the service is rapidly gaining business from online traders and niche retailers. John Tobbell, commercial director of myhermes.co.uk, says: “The growth of myhermes.co.uk is really gathering pace as more and more consumers […]
Hermes chief executive Carole Woodhead has revealed some of its expansion plans for 2014, as it wins a new contract with jewellery retailer Cadenzza.