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, Jan 20, 2010 | Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH

    Hermes Growing: Foundation Stone Laid for North German Hub in Langenhangen Near Hanover

    Hermes is expanding its Germany operations to include a new distribution centre in Langenhagen near Hanover. A total of 35 million euros has been invested in the new site that will provide work for 150 full-time employees. The hub will be handed over in January 2011 and will process up to 60 million parcel a year, deploying state-of-the-art sorting technology.
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  4. Hamburg, Jan 14, 2010 | Hermes Fulfilment GmbH

    Hermes Fulfilment Undertakes Webshop for Seidensticker

    Hermes Fulfilment continues to build on its third-party business. Following the successful acquisition of new clients Tom Tailor and Wolford, the Hamburg-based fulfilment provider has now acquired yet another renowned business partner within a few months - Seidensticker. For the world-famous shirt-maker with the black rose, the Otto Group subsidiary has undertaken all back-office processes for its webshop.
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  5. Hamburg, Jan 13, 2010 | Hermes Europe GmbH

    Hermes: Single Source Solutions on the British Parcel Market

    Hermes continues to build on its international business and particularly spotlights the provision of one-stop services in its cross-border shipments between Germany and the UK. While the competition may be back-pedalling somewhat from the British domestic parcel business, the Hamburg-based logistics provider and its sister company, Hermes UK, are forging ahead to provide efficient a reliable parcel deliveries to the private doorstep.
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  6. Hamburg, Jan 8, 2010 | Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH

    Despite the Wintry Conditions, Hermes Chalks Up Another Record in its Christmas Operations

    Despite the pre-Christmas snow chaos and kilometre-long tailbacks on Germany’s roads, Hermes kept its Christmas delivery promise in a record 99.3 percent of deliveries, while shipping 20 percent more parcels than the previous year.
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Hamburg, Sep 23, 2008 | Hermes Germany GmbH (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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  10. 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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