Hermes is set to build a £60m automated parcel distribution centre in Barnsley as its parcel volumes continue to rise. The move comes as the delivery specialist reported a 25% rise in the number of parcels it handled in December last year, compared to the same period in 2018. Due for completion in 2022 the centre, which will be the largest in Europe, will create around 1,300 new jobs in the area, with up to 800 people working on site […]
Amazon Logistics jumps to second place behind Royal Mail on index of Britain’s biggest parcel couriers
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Hermes has been awarded a two year extension on its contract with shoe retailer Clarks, which has seen it deliver three million parcels for the company since it won the contract in 2012.