Parcels delivery giant Hermes has completed the installation of a third sortation tier at its Rugby super hub, which at 270,000sq ft is claimed to be Europe’s largest automated parcels sortation centre. The £16m project enhances existing output by 40% with the capability to process 1.35 million parcels each day With Hermes’ volumes now at 383 million parcels a year (compared with the 340 million forecast) and still growing at 15% annually the company – part of the German Otto […]
Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10. Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9. Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]
Delivery firm Hermes is defending itself before an employment tribunal this week in the latest ‘gig economy’ challenge from a union.
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.