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 European Commission has launched what it terms an “in-depth” investigation into the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by FedEx.
FedEx Express has increased the coverage of its SenseAware service, which monitors the conditions needed to transport environmentally-sensitive goods.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]