GB Couriers records 22% growth following continued surge in online shopping across Luton and Dunstable

GB Couriers records 22% growth following continued surge in online shopping across Luton and Dunstable

The local delivery firm has invested in three new senior hires following significant growth for the business and to better serve local SME customers at a time where high demand for delivery services continues. GB Couriers, part of The APC delivery network – the largest independent parcel delivery network in the UK – has today reported significant, continued growth, spurred by a surge in online shopping across Luton and Dunstable. The local delivery company, which…

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Hermes Appoints Head Of ESG As Part Of Ongoing Investment Into Sustainable Business Practices

Hermes Appoints Head Of ESG As Part Of Ongoing Investment Into Sustainable Business Practices

Hermes, one of the UK’s leading consumer delivery companies, has appointed a Head of ESG to drive the business’s environmental, social, governance agenda. Nancy Hobhouse will take up the newly created role, spearheading several key initiatives and developing an ambitious and robust ESG strategy. Her remit covers every aspect of the business from product development to operational changes around key touch points including alternative fuel usage, industry knowledge sharing and people-centric initiatives. She will also lead…

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Yodel announces appointment of new finance director following record business growth

Yodel announces appointment of new finance director following record business growth

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel has appointed Andrew Sturzaker as its new Director of Finance following record business growth over the last year. Andrew brings extensive knowledge and experience in finance to his new role, having worked with multinational organisations in manufacturing, service provision and retail for over 20 years. He previously worked for Milliken & Co as Finance Director for the EMEA Floorcovering Division, where he was instrumental in helping the business drive growth…

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Milton Keynes-Based Logistics Firm Invests In Team To Grow Business

Milton Keynes-Based Logistics Firm Invests In Team To Grow Business

Palletways Milton Keynes has appointed a new sales manager, Debbie McKinley, to grow business in Buckinghamshire. Debbie brings with her great experience in the industry, having worked for a range of parcel and pallet networked businesses, including 14 years with TNT, and more recently joining from Tuffnells. Debbie will support Palletways Milton Keynes in growing the business which has a diverse customer base. Since joining last year, Debbie has made a significant impact on the…

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Steve Rushton Appointed as Director at Crown Couriers Limited

Steve Rushton Appointed as Director at Crown Couriers Limited

On the 17th of March, Steve Rushton, former general manager of Crown Couriers Limited has been appointed as company director – to support the rapid expansion of the Tamworth-based logistics company. To reinforce the evolution of Crown Couriers, the business has continued to expand upon its services to greater adapt to the demand of their wide client portfolio. Founder of Crown Couriers Tim Seagers comments,  “We’re delighted to announce Steve’s appointment as company director. Despite…

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Fleet Operations welcomes new Business Development Manager

Fleet Operations welcomes new Business Development Manager

Fleet Operations, the UK’s leading independent provider of outsourced fleet management and mobility services, has appointed Mark Gallagher as Business Development Manager to support the company’s ambitious growth plans. Bringing more than 20 years’ experience in the fleet industry, Mark previously spearheaded and developed award-winning solutions to aid businesses in making the transition to electrification. In his new role, Mark will explore new opportunities to accelerate the growth of Fleet Operations’ client base. “As the…

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Hermes UK Appoints Chief Transformation Officer As Its Record Growth Continues

Hermes UK Appoints Chief Transformation Officer As Its Record Growth Continues

Hermes, one of the UK’s leading consumer delivery companies, has appointed an experienced Chief Transformation Officer to support the business in the next stage of its development. Fash Sawyerr will join the Hermes UK main board, reporting directly to CEO Martijn de Lange, and brings a proven track record in helping companies organise themselves for future growth. Fash joins from Anchorage Capital, where he was a Managing Director in their Portfolio Group, working with the…

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Hermes UK Appoints Tony Denunzio CBE As Chairman

Hermes UK Appoints Tony Denunzio CBE As Chairman

Tony De Nunzio CBE has been appointed as non-executive Chairman to the Shareholder Board at leading consumer delivery company, Hermes UK.  He joins with a remit to help guide the company through its next stage of growth and development. His appointment follows the conclusion of a significant investment deal by Advent International (‘Advent’), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity firms, that was announced earlier this year. Tony has extensive experience in…

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ArrowXL Appoints New Director

ArrowXL Appoints New Director

Leading two-person delivery company ArrowXL has appointed an experienced senior professional to the role of Director of People Services. Nicola Waring joins the business with a remit to ensure that the business is able to attract and retain the best people by driving engagement and making colleague development a key priority.  She brings with her a strong combination of both HR and operational experience and expertise. She joins from JW Lees Brewery where she was…

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Hermes UK Appoints Chief Operating Officer As Growth Continues

Hermes UK Appoints Chief Operating Officer As Growth Continues

Leading consumer delivery company Hermes UK has appointed a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in a move designed to support its operations following significant increase in volumes, due to both Covid-19 and the ongoing growth of online shopping. This will also support the business in moving forward with its ambitious growth plans following multimillion-pound investment.  Carl Lyon will take on the role of COO having been with the business for over 7 years in a number…

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