Charlie Shiels joins ArrowXL as COO, as growth continues

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Charlie Shiels as Chief Operating Officer. He will be responsible for all operational activities across the organisation.

Charlie has been in logistics all his working life, latterly with DPDGroup UK Ltd for almost 22 years, where he was Executive Director of Central Operations for the past seven years.

Previous companies included Exel Logistics, British Airways and Argos. During his time with DPD he helped open the biggest parcel sorting hub in Europe and was responsible for hub operation, linehaul operations, transport fleet operations and risk.

He joins ArrowXL after taking a ten-month sabbatical to travel the world. Charlie said: “I’m delighted to have joined ArrowXL and am really excited by the opportunity, and working with such a great team that we have in place.

"I will be supporting ArrowXL’s drive to create the most amazing two-man home delivery company that delivers a brilliant customer experience."

CEO Ian Howell added: “We are very pleased to welcome Charlie into such a key role in our business, at a time when we are building momentum under continued growth.

"Charlie’s task is to drive forward the operation and to deliver the best customer experience possible."