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 UK has added 54 Euro-6 Dafs from hire firm Ryder to its fleet, as well as renewing a three-year tyre-management contract with Michelin Solutions.
Having the former Hermes UK CEO at the helm of Hermes Europe will be advantageous to the UK division, according to Carole Walker’s replacement.
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]