Hermes UK has opened a new distribution depot in Mill Lane, Warrington. Over 550 seasonal temporary jobs have been created at the 185,000sq ft warehouse, which has been opened ahead of the busy Black Friday and Christmas peak periods. The new facility, at the ex-Royal Mail North West DC, will be able to handle over 450,000 parcels a day and can operate 24/7. It forms part of the ongoing investment programme by Hermes UK to expand its capacity to deal […]
Michael Conroy has a bounce in his step as he shows MT a series of wall-mounted photos of the network’s development in Fradley before its move to Callister Way, its current home, in 2009.
Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could begin as early as next year, with the logistics industry benefitting from new behaviours that could launch an e-commerce boom and more collaborative ways of working forged during the crisis, according to XPO chief executive Bradley Jacobs.
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.