Industry heads have debated the pros and cons of biofuels, electric and natural gas during a panel discussion on reducing carbon emissions at the Commercial Motor Show. Justin Laney, partner and general manager of central transport at John Lewis, outlined the merits of biofuel while Mervyn McIntyre, head of fleet at Hermes, explained why the company now has the largest range of CNG vehicles in the UK. Also present was DPD marketing director Tim Jones who said 2020 had marked […]
In its 2020 progress report to the UK government on cutting carbon emissions, ‘Reducing UK emissions – progress report to Parliament’, the Committee on Climate Change has called on ministers to “seize the opportunity” to turn Covid-19 into a “defining moment in the fight against climate change”.
Hermes has developed a new talent programme called Rise, which is intended to maximise the current performance and future potential of junior managers.
Hermes has invested in 100 new vehicles as part of a fleet replacement programme, which will also assist it with additional parcel volumes. The parcels firm has made a multi-million pound investment in 86 vans, a mix of 7.5-tonne, 12-tonne and 18-tonne vehicles, which will be used for radial depot work. It has also added 14 tractor units to its trunking operation, collecting from customers and distributing to its hub and depot network. All the new vehicles have automatic gearboxes […]