1. Leeds, May 19, 2016 | Hermes UK

    Hermes grows operations in the South West with hub move

    Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has embarked on the next stage of its growth by strengthening its infrastructure across the South West of England. The company has moved its parcel processing operation in Portbury to a new build facility in Avonmouth, located near the city of Bristol.
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  2. Leeds, May 19, 2016 | Hermes UK

    Hermes bolsters SME service with significant investment

    Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, is investing a six-figure sum to support the phenomenal growth of its Business Accounts. The service is now used by more than 650 sole traders, internet power sellers and SME retailers across the UK to send parcels to their customers. Hermes has bolstered its sales and support teams as an increased number of businesses look to take advantage of the benefits being offered by the delivery firm.
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  3. Leeds, Mar 31, 2016 | Hermes UK

    Hermes ParcelShops to open in hundreds of Co-op stores

    Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has teamed up with the Co-operative Food to offer its ParcelShop click and collect services at over 450 of the retailer’s outlets nationwide. The agreement focuses on providing added choice and convenience to online shoppers and sees Co-op become one of Hermes’ biggest business partners.
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  4. Hamburg, Mar 7, 2016 | BorderGuru GmbH

    Hermes Subsidiary BorderGuru becomes Logistics Partner of Alibaba and Cainiao

    BorderGuru, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Hermes Group, has become the official contractual partner of China's Alibaba Group. With a gross merchandise value (GMV) of 452 bn USD and access to over 280 million customers, the Alibaba Group is currently the world's leading online retailer. Through its TMall Global shopping platform, Alibaba offers its Chinese customers popular international brands. On behalf of Cainiao, the logistics provider of the Chinese trading giant, BorderGuru GmbH is managing the whole logistics cross-border shipping process for European clients looking to sell on the booming Chinese market.
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  5. Leeds, Feb 3, 2016 | Hermes UK

    Hermes Launches New Time Window Solution For Retailers

    Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has launched a new and convenient service that provides online shoppers with an Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) for Next Day and standard delivery purchases as well as returns. The ETA service will allow Hermes to deliver an enhanced customer experience on behalf of the UK’s leading retailers.
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  6. Leeds, Jan 21, 2016 | Hermes UK

    Hermes Starts Work On New £31m Midlands Super Hub

    Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has today confirmed it is to build a state-of-the-art automated parcel distribution hub located in Rugby, Warwickshire. The £31 million development will be the largest single investment ever made by Hermes and illustrates the company’s ongoing commitment to providing exceptional levels of service in light of continued business growth.
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  7. Leeds, Jan 15, 2016 | Hermes UK

    Hermes Invests £18m In New Technology To Heighten Delivery Experience

    Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has invested £18m in state-of-the-art handheld scanners in what represents one of the largest mobile implementation projects in Europe. The company will equip its local courier network and myHermes ParcelShops with more than 20,000 innovative devices, in a move designed to heighten the overall customer experience it provides on behalf of the UK’s leading retailers.
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  8. Leeds, Jan 13, 2016 | Hermes UK

    Hermes Confirms Record Breaking Peak Season

    Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has confirmed that it enjoyed its busiest and most efficient peak season to date. Throughout December the delivery firm processed 30.3 million parcels, representing a 24% increase on the previous year.
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  9. Leeds, Dec 4, 2015 | Hermes UK

    Hermes announces record volumes for Black Friday Weekend

    Leading consumer delivery company Hermes had a record Black Friday Weekend which saw retail and myHermes order volumes grow by 50% on Black Friday itself, compared to the previous year. This was significantly higher than industry figures published by retail researcher Experian-IMRG which showed that Britons spent £1.1 billion online on "Black Friday", an increase of 36 percent on the previous year.
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  10. Hamburg, Nov 26, 2015 | Hermes Europe GmbH

    Peak: Hermes anticipates a boost in business across Europe

    In addition to record volumes anticipated for Germany, the Hermes Group is expecting to post a significant increase in volumes across Europe in the lead up to Christmas. The seasonal trading period officially kicked off in October. Hermes country companies in Austria, the UK, Russia and Italy are positioned to cope with an average rise of 25 percent in the number of parcels to be transported. Besides private parcels and online orders delivered on time for Christmas, this also includes corresponding returns following the gift-giving days themselves. In preparation for this deluge of parcels, many locations are currently expanding delivery capacity. The peak forecast for Hermes UK is particularly impressive with parcel volumes expected to be up 32 percent compared to non-peak. This could lead to an increase of 20 percent compared to last year’s peak.
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