Hermes Sustainability is at the forefront of Hermes’ operating model as it recognises the impact of its transport supply chain on the environment. To improve environmental performance within its trunking operations, in 2020 Hermes added seven new CNG vehicles, taking the total to 90 CNG tractor units. The business is also trialling an industry-first 12-tonne CNG vehicle. In London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone, Hermes runs a fleet of fully electric vans to deliver parcels through its ParcelShop network and is […]
Eddie Stobart’s holding company GreenWhiteStar Acquisitions (GWSA), which was sold to Culina Group last week, made a £15m loss last year and had net debts of £144.5m.
Hermes has disputed claims that it pays its couriers less than the minimum wage, after an investigation by The Guardian suggested some of the carrier’s self-employed workers earn as little as £5.50 an hour.
The chief executive of Hermes UK has admitted the company had not been as compassionate as it expected itself to be with its self-employed couriers, as a government minister called on HMRC to investigate the carrier’s zero-hours contracts.