B2C parcel carrier Hermes is launching a seven-day home delivery service, which it hopes will increase its first-time delivery rate. Sunday deliveries will initially be available as a next-day delivery option for retail orders made on Saturdays, and will be fully tracked. Hermes’ service follows the introduction of seven-day deliveries by Amazon Logistics last month, which uses third-party carriers to deliver online orders from its own regional DCs. The operator also hopes to increase the services available to consumers by […]
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