1. UK, Dec 19, 2013 | Hermes UK

    River Island Awards Delivery Contract to Hermes UK

    River Island has awarded a contract extension to Hermes for the provision of home delivery for clothes, shoes and accessories ordered online. Under the agreement, Hermes will operate as an approved partner for the retailer’s standard delivery service handling significant volumes of packages a year.
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  2. Hamburg/London, Nov 15, 2013 | Hermes UK

    Hermes wins prestigious National Business Award

    Hermes UK, the leading consumer delivery specialist has received a top accolade at this year’s National Business Awards. The company won the Growth Business of the Year category having been recognised for the significant expansion in the business that has seen a 53 per cent growth in parcel volumes in the past three years, with a further 15-20 per cent expected this year.
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  3. Bradford, Oct 22, 2010 | Hermes UK

    Store Twenty One appoints Hermes

    Store Twenty One, the fashion retailer with more than 200 stores within the UK, has appointed Hermes to handle home delivery requirements for a new e-commerce venture. The retailer has teamed up with Hermes to provide a convenient delivery solution for all orders placed via the storetwentyone.co.uk website.
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  4. Bradford, Sep 2, 2010 | Hermes UK

    Hermes upgrades to meet retailers delivery requierments

    Hermes, the UK's largest courier delivery network, has expanded its real-time parcel tracking, MI reporting and SMS messaging capabilities in parallel with a major upgrade of the company’s Courier Hand Held Terminal. These service enhancements build on the initial, successful deployment of mobile handheld terminals across 7,500 couriers last year and will enable Hermes to further meet the needs of its retail customers and improve the delivery experience for the consumer.
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  5. Bradford, Sep 1, 2010 | Hermes UK

    Online shoppers want more for less from home delivery

    As the growth in Internet shopping continues to gather pace, consumers are wanting more for less from a home delivery service according to new industry research from Hermes, the UK’s largest courier delivery network. The Parcel Deliveries Usage & Attitude Survey found that Saturday was the preferred delivery day for 72 per cent of shoppers, whilst there was also a significant demand for evening deliveries. However, cost was the key consideration for 95 per cent of the respondents, with many reluctant to pay an additional charge for premium delivery services despite having high service expectations.
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  6. Bradford, Jul 1, 2010 | Hermes UK

    Hermes scoops leading industry award for training

    Leading home delivery courier company Hermes, who operate regional depots in Southampton, Crewe, Swindon, Weybridge, Nuneaton and Bradford have won a national award at this year’s Motor Transport Awards. The Training Award recognises the success of the Hermes Driving School, which has enabled the company to reduce accidents within its fleet operation by more than 40 per cent, lower fuel consumption by 25 per cent and achieve cost savings of around £1 million.
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  7. Bradford, Jun 1, 2010 | Hermes UK

    Training programme drives down accident rates as Hermes achieves business champion status

    Hermes has reduced accident rates across its fleet operation by more than 40 per cent, following the introduction of a range of driver training initiatives designed to cut road deaths and injuries. These safer driving measures have contributed to fleet savings of £1 million in the past twelve months and led to the company achieving Business Champion status from the Government-backed Driving for Better Business campaign, managed by Roadsafe.
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  8. 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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  9. 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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