Whistl has appointed John Evans the company’s head of legal and Gareth Hughes, procurement, property and fleet director at the operator, to its executive board of management. Evans, who is also company secretary, joined Whistl in 2003. Hughes joined the carrier more recently in 2015. Nick Wells, CEO Whistl, said: “We are delighted to welcome John and Gareth to the executive board of management as they bring a deep knowledge and expertise of their areas of the business which will […]
Whistl’s strategy of focusing on the parcel delivery sector appears to be paying off after the distribution firm claimed the 2019 peak period was stacking up to be its busiest on record.
Whistl CEO Nick Wells has blamed Royal Mail for the demise of its final-mile delivery service last month, claiming the company “screwed” Whistl with “differential pricing and some changes to zonal arrangements”.
Royal Mail has been fined £50m by Ofcom for a “serious” breach of competition law, in which it abused its dominant market position and deliberately targeted final mile delivery competitor Whistl.