Hermes opens ‘pop-up’ warehouse to handle peak demand


Hermes UK has opened a ‘pop-up’ distribution depot in Eccles to handle the Black Friday and Christmas peaks. The delivery firm said over 65 temporary jobs had been created at the 80,000 sq ft warehouse and it will be able to handle more than 120,000 parcels each day. The temporary shed forms part of its investment programme to expand its capacity in order to meet the demand created by people shopping at home during lockdown and growth in the sector. […]