Having the former Hermes UK CEO at the helm of Hermes Europe will be advantageous to the UK division, according to Carole Walker’s replacement. Martijn de Lange stepped into Walker’s shoes yesterday as she began work as the CEO of Hermes Europe, and said he’s confident she will maintain a soft spot for the Leeds-based operation. Walker had been CEO of Hermes UK since 2009. He told MT: “It can never hurt can it? I would probably say yes it’s […]
Delivery companies such as Hermes that use self-employed drivers need to change their business models, according to a select committee.
Hermes is likely to appeal an employment tribunal’s decision that 15 of its self-employed couriers should be classed as employees, on the grounds that it goes against evidence and previous decisions.
Norbert Dentressangle has revealed two new members of its executive board, following the recent appointment of Hervé Montjotin as its new chief executive. Malcolm Wilson, formerly MD of Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK, has been appointed MD of the group’s logistics division – a role previously handled by former CEO François Bertreau; while Luis Angel Gomez, previously MD of Spanish subsidiary Norbert Dentressangle Gerposa, becomes MD of the transport division – the job previously held by Montjotin. Commenting on the appointments, […]