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 […]
Operators should soon be able to see how promptly large firms pay their bills under government proposals announced last week designed to name and shame businesses that “ride roughshod over their suppliers”.
Hermes is offering UK-based retailers the ability to have their parcels delivered into its overseas ParcelShops for the first time.
DX Group delivered an improved performance in the second half of its trading year, but this wasn’t enough to offset the damage done earlier on, the operator said today.