Hermes is rolling its click and collect ParcelShop service out to more than 450 Co-operative stores after a trial with the retailer. The partnership was piloted in 42 Co-op stores last year and, according to Hermes, the expansion of the deal makes the retailer one of its biggest business partners. The carrier already has around 4,500 ParcelShops across the UK. As well as being able to have their parcels delivered to the selected Co-op stores, customers will be able to […]
DHL Express has revealed that it intends to sell its same-day domestic business to technology distributor Rico Logistics later this month, as it continues to focus on the international express market.
Hermes has opened a new 80,000ft² parcel depot at Prologis Park in Hemel Hempstead ahead of its predicted “busiest peak season to date”.
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]