Hermes looks set to introduce electric vans fleets across the country, after successfully running a fleet of them in London during the past months. The parcels firm has had 32 Nissan eNV200 vans working on multi-drop deliveries within London’s Congestion Charge zone for the last two months. Speaking to MT Hugo Martin, director of legal and public affairs at Hermes, said there is “quite a high likelihood” that the company will now bring electric vans into use in other UK […]
Hermes has won a contract extension from River Island, covering home delivery of clothes, shoes and accessories ordered online.
Hermes is set to build a £60m automated parcel distribution centre in Barnsley as its parcel volumes continue to rise.
Hermes has revealed record results at its UK division, with revenue up 22% in 2011. The parcels company says this reinforces its position as the country’s second-largest home-delivery business. Revenue stood at €303m during 2011, up from €248m in the previous year. Hermes says its UK arm handled more than 140 million parcels during the year, as demand for its home delivery services increased with online retail sales. Carole Woodhead, chief executive at Hermes UK, says: “Our UK business has […]