Delivery firm ArrowXL has landed a contract with logistics giant DG International to provide warehousing and home delivery services. The win provides a boost to ArrowXL, which saw profits plunge 70% last year to £862,000, hit by a major fire at its Worcester depot and a sluggish retail climate. Under the terms of the deal with DG International, which ArrowXL describes as “long-term”, the Wigan-based delivery firm will provide warehouse space for two of DG International’s retail clients who specialise […]
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 […]
Arrow XL split from Yodel in 2013, and in the last two years chief executive Ian Howell has built a two-man delivery firm that prides itself on giving all of its customers the VIP treatment.
Yodel sister company Yodel XL, which provides a two-man delivery service, has rebranded as Arrow XL to coincide with the opening of a new hub.