Carole Walker will step down from her role as CEO of Hermes Europe and take early retirement this summer. It is a decision Walker said she made a long time ago, but felt the timing was now right to announce. From 1 March, Kay Schiebur, Otto Group executive board member services, will assume some of her responsibilities. “Everyone who knows me is aware just how much Hermes means to me, and that the decision I took was by no means […]
Work has started on Hermes’s new £31m super hub in Rugby, which will increase the company’s capacity by almost a quarter.
Last-mile operations and home deliveries are to be the focus at the next TfL LoCITY roadshow, taking place on 20 November.
Hermes has been awarded a five-year contract with fashion chain New Look to handle the home delivery of the retailer’s e-commerce orders. Delivering more than three million parcels per year to UK households, the goods will first be collected from New Look’s fulfilment hub in Lichfield, Staffs, before being transported to Hermes’ NDC in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The packages, including clothes, shoes and accessories, will be delivered by the parcel firm’s 7,500 couriers using either a 48-hour or next-day service. Pat […]