Dwain McDonald joins Manchester's DeliveryApp as new CEO

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Dwain McDonald, former CEO of DPD UK for more than a decade, has joined Manchester’s DeliveryApp.

McDonald will replace founder, Lance Jones, who’ll move into the new role of Executive Chairman.

“DeliveryApp’s goal is to change the logistics industry for the better through their focus on technology and ethical driver treatment, resulting in more transparent customer care,” explained McDonald. “With the logistics sector under more pressure than ever before, the ethical treatment and wellbeing of drivers is ingrained in DeliveryApp’s DNA. After seeing the company’s strong commitment to employee culture and the forward-looking tracking technology that it has developed, I am excited to become part of a young and expanding company in this competitive industry.”

McDonald, who’s spent more than 30 years at DPD has been brought in to drive expansion at the deltech firm.

“Dwain’s leadership and experience will be instrumental to DeliveryApp’s mission to become the leading on demand technology delivery platform in the world,” stated founder, Lance Jones.

“Setting strategic goals and supporting technological advancements, Dwain’s appointment will help the company achieve industry firsts to support consumers and businesses and revolutionise their on demand dedicated delivery capabilities.”.

DeliveryApp has a network of more than 18k registered drivers and seeks to grow this further in 2023, to keep up with demand.

“We’re incredibly confident that Dwain’s appointment as CEO will cement DeliveryApp as a trailblazer in the logistics sector,” stated Mark Stott, founder and CEO of Vita Group and lead investor at DeliveryApp.

“His experience will ensure DeliveryApp continues to evolve and provide business or retailers with robust delivery services built on a foundation of technology that prioritises customer needs. With Lance stepping up to Executive Chairman, the team at DeliveryApp are excited for the next phase in revolutionising the industry.”