Hermes is poised to expand its next-day delivery service and launch a customer app, as it shifts its priorities. MD Martijn de Lange told MT the parcel carrier had previously focused more on its logistical operations than customer experience, but is now redesigning itself as a customer-centric, technology-driven business. He said: “It’s about how to communicate with the end customer. How do you find out things about the end customer so you can deliver the parcel every time in a […]
Hermes has appointed a chief transformation officer to support the business in the next stage of its development.
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]
Welcome to the 2018 Motor Transport Power Players, the editorial team’s take on who will be the key influencers – including some of those who are up and coming in the industry rather than the established names – on the transport and logistics industry this year.