The chief executive of Hermes UK has admitted the company had not been as compassionate as it expected itself to be with its self-employed couriers, as a government minister called on HMRC to investigate the carrier’s zero-hours contracts. An investigation by the Guardian in July accused Hermes of paying its self-employed couriers below the minimum wage, and suggested working conditions were stressful to the point that employees were too afraid to call in sick. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk in the wake […]
DPDGroup is to roll out its Precise service, which allows customers to pick an hour-long delivery slot, to more customers later this year.
Hermes has appointed Mark Pettit as sales and marketing director, replacing Gary Winter.
Hermes UK has appointed former Culina Group operational excellence and procurement director John Clark (pictured) as its new director of depots.