Hermes has revealed the timescale for some of its expansion plans throughout 2013 and 2014, in what it hopes will deliver a capacity uplift of around a third. Speaking at the Mail & Express Delivery Show in London yesterday (25 June), sales director Gary Winter said the carrier is currently doubling its network of hubs to four. Its 340,000 ft² hub will be open in the next six weeks, while its £25m Warrington hub is on track to be operational […]
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 […]
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