Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]
Hermes UK has appointed Carl Lyon as chief operating officer (COO) to support a significant increase in volumes due to both Covid-19 and the ongoing growth of online shopping.
Hermes has taken on a 47,000ft² depot near Liverpool, as part of its ongoing investment in its network and capacity.
It is an unrealistic consumer expectation, not poor performance from parcel carriers, that has led to a report suggesting a third of peak-time parcels are delivered at the wrong time, according to a market expert.