Hermes is opening a new office in Leeds in a bid to attract top technology staff. The company is also recruiting 50 new technology specialists, including senior developers and UX (user experience) experts, as part of its drive to develop innovative delivery services. The new 6,500sq ft office, dubbed the Tech Hub, is located at No 1 Whitehall Riverside in Leeds’ technology district and will house the firm’s Innovation Lab which was set up in 2016 to develop new forward-thinking […]
The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]
Carole Walker has been promoted to CEO of Hermes Europe, with UK MD Martijn de Lange stepping into her shoes as UK CEO.
Hermes has revealed that its ParcelShops have handled more than 870,000 parcels since the concept was introduced in June.