Hermes has developed a new talent programme called Rise, which is intended to maximise the current performance and future potential of junior managers. The parcels firm has selected 30 employees to take part in the first 18-months of the scheme, which it said aligns with Franklin Covey’s ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ management programme. It will include a individual pre and post 360-degree assessment to identify skill gaps and focus areas, whilst providing the option for employees to select […]
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]
Ian Chisholm has been appointed as MD of the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) after 14 years with the society.
ArrowXL has appointed Lynne Dixon as its strategic account director to support its next stage of growth and development.