Parcel delivery firm Hermes is continuing its expansion strategy with plans to open a new mega hub in Barnsley with space for almost 600 HGVs. This latest news closely follows Hermes announcement last month that it is to open another ten depots, spend £100m expanding its warehousing capacity and recruit 10,500 new employees, as the pandemic lockdown continues to drive up online retail volumes. The company has agreed a 20-year lease on the new 340,000 sq ft hub, which forms […]
Hermes is set to roll out an improved delivery window service this year, which will narrow its delivery slots down to just a couple of hours.
Hermes has teamed up with ByBox to offer a parcel locker delivery and collection service for SMEs and online retailers.
Parcel specialist Hermes is to open two depots in the South East as it prepares for the Christmas peak. A 52,000 ft² warehouse in West Thurrock, Essex, will be located between Lakeside Shopping Centre and the QE2 Bridge near to the A13 and M25. Hermes will create 60 new jobs at the site in management, administration, warehousing and driver roles. The second site in Maidstone, Kent, will replace its exisiting depot in Rochester, doubling warehousing capacity in the area to […]