Parcel specialist Hermes is to open two depots in the South East as it prepares for the Christmas peak. A 52,000 ft² warehouse in West Thurrock, Essex, will be located between Lakeside Shopping Centre and the QE2 Bridge near to the A13 and M25. Hermes will create 60 new jobs at the site in management, administration, warehousing and driver roles. The second site in Maidstone, Kent, will replace its exisiting depot in Rochester, doubling warehousing capacity in the area to […]
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Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks.