Hermes has added 300 Cartwright trailers to its trunking fleet to keep pace with growing parcel volume. The 13.6m Fastback trailers were bought as part of the parcel firm’s plan to increase capacity to accommodate the rise in volumes. A spokeswoman told MotorTransport.co.uk that volumes have jumped to 163 million parcels per year in the last 12 months, up from the 140 million it processed in the previous year. The trailers will be used for trunking between its network of […]
Delivery firm Hermes is defending itself before an employment tribunal this week in the latest ‘gig economy’ challenge from a union.
Royal Mail is considering applying a fuel surcharge to some of its contract parcels and mail services, while rival carrier UK Mail has reduced parcel prices for SMEs.