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 […]
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Parcel delivery network APC Overnight made a £4.42m pre-tax profit last year, a 30.4% increase on the previous year’s figures. Turnover for the year ended 31 March 2012 rose 13.5% to £65.7m (2010/11: £57.9m) as a result of increased customer demand. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said: “These results really are a reflection of the huge surge in customer demand seen right across the business during the last financial year. “We pride ourselves on delivering the best service in the business […]