Having the former Hermes UK CEO at the helm of Hermes Europe will be advantageous to the UK division, according to Carole Walker’s replacement. Martijn de Lange stepped into Walker’s shoes yesterday as she began work as the CEO of Hermes Europe, and said he’s confident she will maintain a soft spot for the Leeds-based operation. Walker had been CEO of Hermes UK since 2009. He told MT: “It can never hurt can it? I would probably say yes it’s […]
Hermes has teamed up with ByBox to offer a parcel locker delivery and collection service for SMEs and online retailers.
Kevin Nightingale has become regional director for the central division at United Pallet Network (UPN), completing a senior restructure at the pallet network.
Hermes has revealed record results at its UK division, with revenue up 22% in 2011. The parcels company says this reinforces its position as the country’s second-largest home-delivery business. Revenue stood at €303m during 2011, up from €248m in the previous year. Hermes says its UK arm handled more than 140 million parcels during the year, as demand for its home delivery services increased with online retail sales. Carole Woodhead, chief executive at Hermes UK, says: “Our UK business has […]