Responsibility

Management & Dialogue: In the Conflict of Expectations

The boom in e-commerce continues. Linked to this are high expectations and new challenges: Our customers and clients are demanding more flexible and faster deliveries with lower prices. At the same time energy costs are rising and the laws in logistics are sharpened. And as an employer we must provide fair working conditions and adequate remuneration. To meet the many demands placed upon us a proactive management is required.

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Service & Client: Customer Needs in Mind

Networking is our core business. We connect people and markets. Through our global transportation networks we provide efficient flow of goods across the globe. Hermes annually moves several million tons of cargo and more than 452 million shipments in Europe alone. We have one goal: to satisfy our clients. In addition to price and service quality sustainability plays an increasingly important role. There is an increasing demand for services matching these requirements with clients and customers.

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Climate & Environment: Together for the Environment

The transport and logistics sector currently causes around 15 % of the global CO2 emissions. By 2020, the ever-growing traffic will be responsible for up to 22 % of the CO2 emissions. Therefore, our industry is closely watched by the public and has to deal with many government regulations. At Hermes protecting the climate and the environment is not a chore, but an opportunity and a challenge we face consciously.

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Work & Life: With Joined Forces

Hermes is one of the largest employers in the logistics industry in Germany and Europe. Employees belonging to the Hermes family value our culture and the way we work together. This is reflected in our low turnover rate of 6.2 % in 2012 and the multiple awards received by the CRF Institute: For the fifth time in a row Hermes was named Top Employer in 2013.

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