1. Bradford, Mar 1, 2010 | Hermes UK

    Hermes trials fuel saving technology as part of efficiency initiative

    Hermes has taken delivery of two commercial vehicles featuring Bevan21 bodies as part of an ongoing initiative to achieve operating efficiencies and minimise the environmental impact of its fleet. Hermes will trial the streamlined aerodynamic bodies, capable of making fuel savings of more than 15 per cent, to measure their effectiveness with a view to using them on a further 18 vehicles currently on order.
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  2. Bradford, Feb 11, 2010 | Hermes UK

    Hermes secures largest ever UK home delivery contract with Next

    Hermes has secured a new 8-year contract with Next in the biggest ever home delivery deal within the UK. Under the new agreement, Hermes will continue to handle the delivery requirements for Next Directory which has turnover of over £800 million and over 2.2 million active customers. It will also launch a range of service enhancements to ensure the retailer remains at the forefront of the home delivery market.
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  3. Hamburg, Dec 10, 2008 | Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH

    Hermes and DPD explore options for closer collaboration

    The Hermes Logistik Gruppe (HLG) and DPD are currently examining ways of intensifying their previously intermittent alliance. At present, the two companies are looking into ways of providing common services and into leveraging synergies arising from the cooperative exploitation of the available infrastructure and transport capacities.
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  4. Hamburg, Sep 24, 2008 | Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH

    Hermes Logistik Gruppe extends its executive board

    The Hermes Logistik Gruppe (HLG) will be extending its executive board with effect from 1 March 2009. The new senior manager with responsibility for finance, IT, HR security and facilities will be Dr. Philip Nölling (42), who will be joining Hermes from within the Otto Group. In his current position as financial vice president, he is centrally responsible for the finances of the worldwide-operating Otto Group.
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  5. Hamburg, Sep 23, 2008 | Hermes Germany (SCS)

    Hermes Transport Logistics with a new brand from 2009

    In the course of 2009, the transport logistics division of the Hermes Logistik Gruppe (HLG) will be unveiled on the market under the name of Hermes Transport Logistics to take up the competition for new customers on the European market. Besides the swap bodies the company has deployed to date, up to 2,500 trailers will also be used for international FTL transport. The integration of Otto International Logistics into the company enables it to add sea and freight to its FTL business in 2009.
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  6. Hamburg, Jun 22, 2008 | Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH

    Hermes Logistik Gruppe with a new executive board

    Hermes CEO Hanjo Schneider has been appointed to the executive board of the Otto Group with responsibility for Services from 1 February 2009. As a result, there will be changes at the top at the Hermes Logistik Gruppe (HLG). In addition to his board activities, from 1 July 2008 Hanjo Schneider will also be responsible for developing a European consortium within the HLG. New chairman of the HLG executive board will be Harmut Ilek. The transport logistics unit headed by Frank Rausch will be positioned on the international market as an independent company.
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  7. Hamburg, Feb 28, 2008 | Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH

    ParcelShop study shows Hermes cares for cleaner air

    In a to-date unique project, the Hermes Logistik Gruppe analysed the environmental compatibility of its logistics services across Germany. The ParcelShop study shows that through the continual expansion of the now 13,500 acceptance points in the Hermes ParcelShop network, car miles and the related emissions of damaging carbon-dioxide have been reduced. As this externally verified study showed, carbon-dioxide emissions per parcel dropped significantly between August 2006 and August 2007. In total, the company cut carbon-dioxide emissions by 5,700 tonnes.
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