We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Paul Richardson, as Technical Director to Driver Recruitment Software (DRS). Paul’s arrival at DRS comes at a pivotal time when agencies are facing acute driver shortages; efficiency and resource management tops the agenda for most agencies.
Sadie Weston, Managing Director of DRS comments: “Paul and I have been working closely for the last 12 months and his expertise in development and commercialising software solutions will be a tremendous asset to DRS. We are both very excited by our strategy for the next 12 months, watch this space”
Paul’s experience spans decades at DHL, as Chief Innovation Officer he created and spearheaded leading an entrepreneurial ecosystem, driving creativity and implementing breakthrough solutions for customers across all market verticals. His insight, vision and capability will undoubtedly propel the product further.
When asked what made him decide to join DRS, Paul said “The DRS initiative software solution provides the perfect platform to become the market leader in dynamic digital driver solutions, providing transformation and automation of critical legal compliance and people management – cost performance and service efficiency.”
He further added about DRS’s future that “DRS will lead the market with sustainable digital innovation setting the benchmark for others to follow. Continuous investment will explore the benefits of machine learning and AI, enabling automation of legal compliance, cost performance and service delivery.”
DRS’s will also take full advantage of the new Gage.Digital marketplace where Paul leads as CEO. Gage.digital is a digital marketplace of connected services aimed at the logistics sector.
A diverse background with decades of experience in the industry, operating at board level for many of them, Paul has spent 24 years at DHL including:
- Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Customer Officer – Leading transformational digital solutions and sales growth for the UK and Ireland DHL supply chain.
- Managing Director for the fashion division which included the European hanging garment network.
- Managing director for specialist services – Technology, Aviation ground logistics and above the wing catering. Rail catering. Enviro solutions as well as Uniform and body armour procurement for National police services for 4 years.