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 […]
DPD is to begin delivering parcels seven days a week to meet demand from e-commerce customers.
Clipper Logistics Group has been awarded a contract with Wilkinson to handle its internet sales operation. It has been offering a range of customer delivery options for the retailer, including home delivery and click and collect from store, since the contract began in early autumn. The retail logistics provider will service the contract out of its e-fulfilment centre in Ollerton, Notts, with Wilkinson taking up 110,000ft² of space in the new 150,000ft² extension completed earlier this year. Clipper managing director […]
Delivery specialist Whistl has promoted Natalie Sehnal to the role of business development director for its fulfilment and contact services division.