Hermes will shortly be opening a temporary parcel sortation hub in Bradford to accommodate a forecast 15% rise in parcels volume this year. The Bradford hub, a temporary addition to the network, will be used to handle an expected surge in volume during and leading up to this year’s Christmas peak. At 50,000ft², it will be capable of processing 60,000 parcels per day. Hermes is also gearing up for Christmas by launching a courier recruitment drive, and it is hoping […]
City Link parent Rentokil has blamed a decline in both volumes and rates for the parcel firm’s “disappointing” £31.3m pre-tax loss during 2011, compared with a £9.6m loss the previous year, on a revenue down 8.5% to £306.9m. […]
Hermes has ordered 30 compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) IVECO Stralis NPs after a successful six-month trial.