Encouraging agility in delivery: innovation in post & parcels
Taking advantage of the opportunities to meet new customer demands and increase revenue
Jonathan Matchett is Director of International at Whistl, the UK’s second largest postal company.His remit is to grow the company’s international mail and parcel volumes, both outbound and inbound. Whistl has seen significant international growth through 2017. Prior to joining Whistl, Jonathan was UK Managing Director of the cross-border e-commerce specialist wnDirect. He has over two decades of experience working with major retail brands including eBay, Next, Tesco, DSG International and Marks & Spencer.
Paul is New Business Development Director at Secured Mail, part of the Delivery Group. Paul has almost 10 years’ experience in the post and parcel sector having previously worked at Whistl before joining the team at Secured Mail.
Francois Eijgelshoven is general manager for the EMEAR region at Quintiq. He is responsible for Quintiq in the metals manufacturing, logistics and oil & gas sectors as well as the Nordic region across all industries. Francois holds an MSc in industrial engineering and management science, with a major in international logistics, from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Francois joined Quintiq in 2001 and rose through the ranks to become director of the metals & manufacturing business unit in 2005. He strengthened the business unit’s presence, particularly in the semi-process and discrete industries, across various geographical locations.
Lindley Gooden is a journalist and filmmaker who has worked at the very top levels of British broadcasting and news since the early 1990s.
He has worked in national radio and television as:
- A Senior BBC Journalist
- A presenter on channels as diverse as BBC One, Radio 1, BBC Three and Five and a range of other national and regional radio stations.
- The Consumer Affairs Correspondent on Sky News and Five
Prior to his years in the national media, he was known as the most successful Head of News in local commercial radio – launching new services and dramatically raising audience share and reach, using tools that have since been adopted by radio groups across the UK.
Lindley now works with companies, charities, government and other organisations creating and delivering their own media needs.