Hermes UK has launched a degree apprentice programme that enables students to earn while they learn. In addition, they are guaranteed a job with the parcels company when they have successfully completed their degree course. The four-year programme is being run in association with Leeds Beckett University, and this year six students will participate in the scheme. Read more Training scheme to help former oil and gas workers gear up for careers on the road Oftsed praises National Logistics Academy’s […]
Hermes has disputed claims that it pays its couriers less than the minimum wage, after an investigation by The Guardian suggested some of the carrier’s self-employed workers earn as little as £5.50 an hour.
Parcel specialist Hermes is to open two depots in the South East as it prepares for the Christmas peak. A 52,000 ft² warehouse in West Thurrock, Essex, will be located between Lakeside Shopping Centre and the QE2 Bridge near to the A13 and M25. Hermes will create 60 new jobs at the site in management, administration, warehousing and driver roles. The second site in Maidstone, Kent, will replace its exisiting depot in Rochester, doubling warehousing capacity in the area to […]
Work has started on Hermes’s new £31m super hub in Rugby, which will increase the company’s capacity by almost a quarter.