The Hermes UK Blog

Hermes 2017 Christmas promise

The Hermes guaranteed Christmas deliver promise returns for peak

Provide retailers and their customers with added peace of mind in the lead-up to Christmas by once again offering a unique money back delivery guarantee.

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Why driverless lorries offer greener logistics

Carl Robinson, Senior Digital Imagineer

With the news that driverless lorries will be trialled in the UK next year, Hermes’ Carl Robinson looks at the environmental impact.

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Creating a level playing field in retail

Jill Maples, HR Director

Following recent media attention surrounding inequality in the workplace, Jill Maples, HR director at Hermes, addresses the issues.

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Recruiting the right people pays dividends

Carl Lyon, Director of Delivery Experience

With the holiday season approaching, finding the right person for the right role is integral, as Carl Lyon, Director of Delivery Experience at Hermes, explains.

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The countdown to peak has begun

Ashley Walker, Head of Operations Development

Summer may be upon us, but Ashley Walker, Head of Operations Development at Hermes, is getting ready for retail’s busiest season.

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Beating the Brexit skills shortage

Wendy Davis, Head of Resourcing

Hermes’ head of resourcing Wendy Davis says retailers and their logistics partners must think outside the box to keep enticing skilled workers.

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Investing in service across the supply chain

Catherine Lindsay, HR Director

Hermes’ head of customer service and experience Catherine Lindsay on how to replicate retailers’ exceptional customer service across the supply chain.

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Make employee engagement a top priority

Jill Maples, HR Director

Hermes’ HR director Jill Maples on how to increase business productivity by pushing staff engagement up the agenda.

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Close the pay gap and attract the best talent

Gabrielle Gregoire, Digital Marketing Manager

Hermes’ Gabrielle Gregoire on how companies must lead by example to shrink the gender pay gap and recruit the best talent in the industry

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Overseas buyers in search of UK bargains

Mike Antwoon, Sales Director

Since the Brexit vote, UK-based retailers have suffered. But, as Mike Antwoon of Hermes discovers, there’s ample opportunity to be obtained through purchases from overseas.

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The rise of the robot

David Turner, Head of Digital Strategy & Technology Innovation

As someone that lives and breathes technology and innovation, I admit I was incredibly lucky to grow up during the 1980s, which remains one of the very best decades for the sheer number and variations of brilliant sci-fi films

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Connecting to consumers via innovation

Jon Ormond, Director of Hubs and Depots

Following another hugely successful year where the IMRG revealed that online sales in the UK grew by 16% to £133bn, an industry commentator recently asked me whether I thought the home delivery market was finally approaching its saturation point.

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Take your eBay business to the next level

Are you a business owner with a killer instinct to maximize your profits? Then eBay is the place for you.

The ecommerce site gives businesses, big and small, the power to reach a staggering 162 million customers at the click of a button.

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Why giving to charity gives back to businesses

Andy Baxter, Head of HR Shared Services and Rewards

Raising money for charity is a great way of improving brand awareness and increasing team morale, says Hermes’ Andy Baxter.

Last year 67% of adults living in the UK donated to charity, raising more than £9.6bn in the process, and 2016 looks set to be another fantastic year for fundraising.

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2016 Blog Articles


Read industry blog articles from:

  • Carole Woodhead, CEO, Hermes
  • Martijn de Lange, Chief Operating Officer, Hermes
  • and other Hermes employees

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