Hermes has opened a new 80,000ft² parcel depot at Prologis Park in Hemel Hempstead ahead of its predicted “busiest peak season to date”. The new facility has the capacity to handle 130,000 parcels per day, to be distributed across the South East and Midlands. It will also create 50 new jobs and is fitted with an array of green technology such as rainwater harvesting, multiple electric charging points and solar thermal hot water. Read more Hermes places bumper 30-strong order […]
The Big Green Parcel Machine is continuing to exceed Connect Group’s expectations.
DPD is expanding a number of its sites and investing in a new sorting hub and depots to handle increased demand from online retailers. The £175m investment, which follows a period of growth after the launch of its Predict service, includes a £12m investment in building 10 new depots, £20m of funding to upgrade its Sheffield and Thetford depots, as well as opening a £100m East Midlands sorting hub. The expansion is expected to create 1,500 full-time jobs. A spokesman […]
Parcel carrier network APC Overnight has added four new double-deck longer semi-trailers to its fleet.