Parcels delivery giant Hermes has completed the installation of a third sortation tier at its Rugby super hub, which at 270,000sq ft is claimed to be Europe’s largest automated parcels sortation centre.
Hermes has developed a new talent programme called Rise, which is intended to maximise the current performance and future potential of junior managers.
Hermes UK has launched an apprenticeship scheme to tackle the driver shortage and ensure a pipeline of talent for the company.
Hermes has launched a new service, called Postable, aimed at SMEs sending small items that will fit through a standard letterbox.
Hermes is opening a new office in Leeds in a bid to attract top technology staff.
The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings.
Carole Walker will step down from her role as CEO of Hermes Europe and take early retirement this summer.
Hermes Parcelnet pays its suppliers more quickly than any other company in the Motor Transport Top 100 top 10, an MT analysis has found.
Hermes has opened a new 80,000ft² parcel depot at Prologis Park in Hemel Hempstead ahead of its predicted “busiest peak season to date”.
Hermes has ordered 30 compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) IVECO Stralis NPs after a successful six-month trial.