Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector. The group’s turnover for 2015 was €2.5bn (£1.9bn) compared to €2.2bn the previous year. This 11% increase, the group said, had been driven by “booming e-commerce”, with the group handling 580 million shipments over the course of 2015. Hanjo Schneider, chairman of the supervisory board of Hermes Europe, said: “We’re […]
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