Hermes has leased a commercial unit at Panattoni Park in Nottingham in response to the ongoing internet shopping boom. The delivery specialist has leased a 75,402sq ft warehouse at the 55-acre park, which has direct access to the M1 motorway at junction 26. Ashley Walker, Hermes UK director of planning and hubs, said: “This site will be key for our expanding operations across the whole of the UK in line with our ambitious growth plans, in response to consumer demand. […]
Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Go Outdoors has taken a 353,000sq ft distribution centre in Middlewich, Cheshire.
Online retailer Ocado has ordered 27 Thermo King Advancer A400 trailers from Marshall Fleet Solutions as part of a fleet upgrade which will see it take delivery of 46 units from the manufacturer this year.
Hermes is likely to appeal an employment tribunal’s decision that 15 of its self-employed couriers should be classed as employees, on the grounds that it goes against evidence and previous decisions.