Hermes has taken on a 47,000ft² depot near Liverpool, as part of its ongoing investment in its network and capacity. A spokeswoman for the parcel carrier confirmed that it would move into the depot, which is situated on the Trio Knowsley Industrial Park in Knowsley, near Liverpool, this year. Plans for the depot, along with new sites in Bridgwater and Enfield, were unveiled in 2013, all are scheduled to be operational this year. Last month the operator opened its £14m, […]
Yodel has reduced and capped the amount of parcels it will handle during the Christmas peak, after the high volumes it experienced last year. The parcel carrier confirmed it will deliver a maximum of 4.25 million parcels during its busiest week of the Christmas peak to ensure that it provides a successful service for customers and parcels are not left undelivered. A spokesman confirmed that it had set up four temporary depots at Billingham, East Kilbride, Newbridge and Basildon, also […]
Challenging market conditions in the UK and Europe combined with the loss of a major fashion contract saw pre-tax losses widen and turnover fall at TNT UK last year.
Hermes has appointed two new board members to help support its plans for growth in the home delivery market. Ex-Parcelforce board member Gary Winter has joined the company as sales and marketing director, along with Jane Naumkin as human resources director. Winter has experience of the parcel industry through his previous roles as head of business development at Royal Mail packets and business transformation director at Parcelforce. He has also worked for UK Mail, Pitney Bowes and PFE International and […]