Hermes will shortly be opening a temporary parcel sortation hub in Bradford to accommodate a forecast 15% rise in parcels volume this year. The Bradford hub, a temporary addition to the network, will be used to handle an expected surge in volume during and leading up to this year’s Christmas peak. At 50,000ft², it will be capable of processing 60,000 parcels per day. Hermes is also gearing up for Christmas by launching a courier recruitment drive, and it is hoping […]
Turkey farmer and supplier Bernard Matthews has renewed its storage and distribution contract with XPO Logistics for a further three years.
Royal Mail has warned that revenue in its UK parcels business was lower than it anticipated in the last three months due to competition in the market for deliveries.
DPD is expanding a number of its sites and investing in a new sorting hub and depots to handle increased demand from online retailers. The £175m investment, which follows a period of growth after the launch of its Predict service, includes a £12m investment in building 10 new depots, £20m of funding to upgrade its Sheffield and Thetford depots, as well as opening a £100m East Midlands sorting hub. The expansion is expected to create 1,500 full-time jobs. A spokesman […]