The GMB union has praised Hermes for pledging £1m to support self-employed workers if they need to self-isolate as a result of the coronavirus. Hermes confirmed it will help find someone to deliver on a courier’s behalf and guarantee that their rounds will be kept open for them for when they return. GMB said the “ground-breaking” announcement was the latest win in its battle to protect workers and the British public from COVID-19. Read more Coronavirus: “We feel a huge […]
Retail logistics service provider Clipper Logistics has appointed Sean Hallows as its new operations director. Hallows, previously distribution director, Europe, at TK Maxx parent TJX Europe, is a former operations director at 3663 Foodservice and a former distribution director of Poundland.
Amazon is to open a fulfilment centre in Daventry, Northamptonshire next year. It is the third new site the company has announced plans for in recent months.
Hermes has won a contract with clothing and footwear company Cotton Traders.