Hermes has won Poundland’s new home delivery contract, after the single-priced retailer said it planned to trial an online shopping system earlier this week. The contract will see Hermes provide delivery of the more than 2,000 products available in the retailer’s online store over a 4-5 day delivery period. While there is no minimum spend for customers wanting home delivery those spending less than £50 will have to pay a £4 fee, while those spending more than this will qualify […]
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Hermes has opened two depots in Coventry and Carlisle, bringing its network of depots and hubs to a total of 24. The parcel firm says the new sites are necessary to accommodate the expected growth in parcel volumes ahead of the Christmas peak. The new depot in Coventry is expected to handle around 24,000 parcels per day, with this total rising to 43,000 over the Christmas period, while the Carlisle site will handle 6,500 parcels each day for the firm. […]