Hermes Announces Leadership Changes As Part of Growth Strategy

Hermes Announces Leadership Changes As Part of Growth Strategy

Hermes, the leading consumer delivery company, has announced changes to its leadership team designed to support the next stage of the industry leading organisation’s growth and progression.   Carole Walker (previously Woodhead) has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hermes Europe, Hamburg, with effect from 2nd November. She will be responsible for the leadership of all European logistics activities of the Otto Group, taking over from Donald Pilz.   Carole joined the Otto Group 30…

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Charlie Shiels To Head Up ArrowXL

Charlie Shiels To Head Up ArrowXL

Charlie Shiels is to take the role of CEO at ArrowXL, on an interim basis, following the decision by Ian Howell to leave the business.  Shiels joined ArrowXL as COO in February 2017 from DPD where he spent over 20 years, including 15 years on the Executive Board.  He is widely recognised as a key driver in DPD’s success and is highly respected across the industry. ArrowXL’s Executive Team will report directly into Shiels as…

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Powell Joins ArrowXL As National Fleet Operations Manager

Powell Joins ArrowXL As National Fleet Operations Manager

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery experts, has made a senior appointment to help support the next phase of its growth. Aaron Powell joins the team as National Fleet Operations Manager, based at the company’s site in Wigan.   In his new role, Aaron will oversee all aspects of ArrowXL’s fleet management including procurement, maintenance, ensuring all vehicles are compliant and managing key suppliers. The company currently operates 230 vehicles and 95 trailers.   …

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Whistl hires Jonathan Matchett to drive international growth

Whistl hires Jonathan Matchett to drive international growth

Whistl, the leading delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media and Parcels, has hired Jonathan Matchett as Director of International at Whistl. His remit is to grow the company’s international mail and parcel volumes. Prior to joining Whistl, Jonathan was UK Managing Director of wnDirect, an international cross-border delivery company that focussed on eCommerce retailers. He has over two decades of experience working with major retail brands including ebay, Next, Tesco, DSG…

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Hypaship Strengthens Management Team

Hypaship Strengthens Management Team

Leading Delivery Management Software (DMS) and Carrier Operating Software (COS) provider HypaShip has appointed Jerry Kane as Sales & Marketing Director. Kane has over 25 years Sales & Marketing experience in the parcels and logistics services market, latterly as Sales Director for various leading operators including, DHL, Yodel, and Eddie Stobart. Since joining HypaShip in February, Kane has focused on understanding the requirements of the volume shipper market, leading to a number of minor developments…

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Whistl completes Packets & Parcels team with Steve Vass appointment

Whistl completes Packets & Parcels team with Steve Vass appointment

  Whistl, the second largest postal company in the UK, has announced the completion of the management team for its Packets and Parcels offer with the appointment of Steve Vass as Development Director.  He will continue the development of Whistl’s Carrier management interface, its relationships with carriers and advising on the most appropriate solution and carrier interface for new current and potential clients. Steve has worked in the carrier industry for over 20 years, more…

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Electio Appoints Carrier Partnership Manager

Electio Appoints Carrier Partnership Manager

Electio, the delivery management platform, has appointed Vickey Eggleston as partnership manager as it prepares for further growth in 2016. Vickey, who has previously worked for both Yodel and Home Delivery Network, most recently spent three years at MetaPack as a carrier manager. Vickey’s move follows a raft of appointments at the new delivery management brand, including the arrival of Paul Hill, director of client technology, who also left the market leader MetaPack to back…

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The British Quality Foundation Appoints Two New Board Members

The British Quality Foundation Appoints Two New Board Members

Senior executives from HSBC and TNT to help drive UK business performance The British Quality Foundation (BQF), the membership organisation for accredited performance improvement, today announces the appointment of two new board members. Patrick Nolan, Vice Chairman of HSBC Global Banking and Markets and Marianne Culver, Managing Director of TNT, will both join the board of the BQF. They will support the new Director General, Russell Longmuir, in delivering the BQF’s strategic objectives: expanding its…

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Electio Appoints National Sales Manager To Deliver On Expansion Plans

Electio Appoints National Sales Manager To Deliver On Expansion Plans

Leading delivery management platform Electio has appointed Anthony Smith as national sales manager. With almost two decades’ experience working for some of the biggest names in the industry, Anthony joins Electio, part of MPD Group, from GFS, where he was multichannel director. He has also previously worked with Hays DX, HDNL (now Yodel), and CollectPlus. Anthony has a track record of success in new business development winning major projects from brands including Virgin Media, River…

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