Hermes has boosted its capabilities in the South and South West by moving to two new facilities to meet growing capacity demands. The parcels carrier has moved its Portbury processing operation, which had been at the site for 21 years, to a newly built facility in Avonmouth. The new 13,100m² facility is more than double the size of the former site. Hermes said it wanted to boost its capacity in the region because of growth forecasts for 2016, with peak […]
Hermes has added 300 Cartwright trailers to its trunking fleet to keep pace with growing parcel volume.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]