Hermes has opened a new distribution depot in West Thurrock as part of an investment programme to meet online shopping demand. It said 140 new jobs had been created by the opening of the 157,000 sq ft warehouse on the Valor Park industrial site. The facility can handle 115,000 parcels each day and operates 24/7 if required. Hermes said the new depot was necessary in light of continued growth in the sector and “huge demand” created by people shopping at […]
International online purchases from UK consumers are estimated to fall by almost a quarter over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Whistl.
Cardboard packaging has become so scarce it’s now dubbed ‘beige gold’, according to ParcelHero.
International delivery specialist ParcelHero is warning of delays to Amazon and other e-commerce orders following the log jam created in the Suez Canal by the stranded cargo ship, EverGiven, which was finally refloated yesterday (29 March).