Hermes has won a contract extension from River Island, covering home delivery of clothes, shoes and accessories ordered online. The carrier will collect parcels from the customer’s Milton Keynes DC on a daily basis, where they will be trunked to Hermes’ Nuneaton hub for processing and sorting. They will then be transported to regional depots for home delivery. The contract will also include two-day delivery to consumers. “We work with a number of key partners to provide a high-quality range […]
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.
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.
The GMB union is taking legal action against Hermes as part of its wider campaign against the gig economy.