Hermes opened its 160,000ft² Warrington hub last week, which is capable of handing 550,000 parcels per day. The £14m hub will help the operator expand its next-day and international delivery services, as well as increase capacity for the Christmas peak. An automated scanner with the ability to process 20,000 parcels an hour (pictured right) has also been installed at the site. The operator has created 60 additional roles with the opening of the hub in various positions. Hermes CEO Carole […]
The volume of parcels being handled by UK Mail has surpassed its current operational capacity.
TNT Express has revealed a profit improvement plan between now and 2015 to “create a more focused, efficient and profitable TNT Express”.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]