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 […]
Hermes has ordered 30 compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) IVECO Stralis NPs after a successful six-month trial.
Hermes is adding a further 70 units to its fleet of CNG fuelled vehicles in a move to further reduce emissions. This brings the total to 160 – around 50% of the company’s core hub tractor fleet.
Myhermes.co.uk has delivered its two millionth parcel just 10 months after reaching the one million mark in June last year. Following high levels of demand over the Christmas period, which saw volumes double during the busiest shopping week to more than 60,000 parcels per day, the company says the service is rapidly gaining business from online traders and niche retailers. John Tobbell, commercial director of myhermes.co.uk, says: “The growth of myhermes.co.uk is really gathering pace as more and more consumers […]