Hermes UK has launched an apprenticeship scheme to tackle the driver shortage and ensure a pipeline of talent for the company. Dubbed the Road to Logistics, the programme, which is funded through the company’s Apprenticeship Levy, will see Hermes recruit a number of apprentices with no driving experience and train them to achieve their C and C&E licences. As the latter does not currently attract funding under levy rules, Hermes will be paying for the C&E part of the apprenticeship. […]
Hermes Parcelnet pays its suppliers more quickly than any other company in the Motor Transport Top 100 top 10, an MT analysis has found.
Hermes has disputed claims that it pays its couriers less than the minimum wage, after an investigation by The Guardian suggested some of the carrier’s self-employed workers earn as little as £5.50 an hour.
This year, 3PLs have won millions in new and renewed business from retailers, manufacturers and service providers in the UK and beyond; some more business than others. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look at 2013’s top contract wins.