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 […]
It is an unrealistic consumer expectation, not poor performance from parcel carriers, that has led to a report suggesting a third of peak-time parcels are delivered at the wrong time, according to a market expert.
Hermes opened its 160,000ft² Warrington hub last week, which is capable of handing 550,000 parcels per day.
Hermes has appointed Mark Pettit as sales and marketing director, replacing Gary Winter.