Hermes has opened its new Rugby super hub, increasing its overall parcel processing capacity by almost 50%. The parcel carrier broke ground on the new £31m facility in January 2016. Creating more than 100 new jobs in the area, the new hub covers 270,000ft² and increases the network’s processing capacity by 45%. The hub is fitted with two sortation tiers from manufacturer Baumer, and can process up to one million parcels a day. Hermes CEO Carole Woodhead said: “We are […]
West Berkshire Council has granted outline planning permission on behalf of Walker Logistics for a 125,000sq ft warehouse on greefield land just south of Membury Service Station, between junctions 14 and 15 of the M4.
Whistl UK reported a £4.7m pre-tax loss in 2019 as it battled to remain competitive in the parcels and Downstream Access (DSA) markets as start-up inefficiencies racked up at its Bedford ‘super hub’.
Electricals retailer AO has opened a new site in Bracknell, Berkshire.