Work has started on Hermes’s new £31m super hub in Rugby, which will increase the company’s capacity by almost a quarter. The automated distribution facility, which will be able to process up to 1.1 million parcels a day, is the parcel carrier’s largest investment to date. It will up the business’s overall parcel capacity by an estimated 45%. The 270,000ft² facility will create 200 new jobs in the area. The new build follows the £10m Hermes spent on upgrading its […]
Hermes has opened its 1,000th parcel shop, five months after the service was launched. The firm plans to expand the network to 2,500 sites by the end of 2013, following the opening of the milestone ParcelShop in Stockport. It launched the service in June with 500 stores nationwide, which offer an alternative for SMEs to send parcels and allow online retailers to offer consumers a convenient returns service. It plans to expand the service next year to allow parcels to […]
The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings.