Hermes Displays Excellence To Scoop Top Award

Hermes Displays Excellence To Scoop Top Award

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, is celebrating after the company secured a national award on Wednesday evening. The Morley-based company fought off tough competition to win in the Operational & Compliance Excellence category at the 2017 Motor Transport Awards, held at Grosvenor House in London. The award recognises a company that manages the balancing act of running a profitable, safe, legal and efficient fleet of vehicles. Hermes’ operational team ensures the business remains proficient, profitable…

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MyHermes Supporting Underprivileged South African Children

MyHermes Supporting Underprivileged South African Children

For the fourth year in a row, myHermes is supporting the ‘Help a South African School’ campaign, which aims to improve literacy rates across the country. The consumer delivery specialist will collect boxes of books from more than 100 primary schools nationwide and transport them to a fulfilment house in London for onward distribution to the African nation. Pupils, parents and teachers across the UK are being encouraged to donate unwanted textbooks and reading books…

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ArrowXL’s £1.7 Million Investment In Wigan

ArrowXL’s £1.7 Million Investment In Wigan

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery expert, has completed work on a £1.7m high bay pallet racking system at its warehouse in Wigan. The substantial investment doubles the existing capacity at the delivery hub and allows the firm to further strengthen its service proposition to retailers and manufacturers. The new 15-metre-high racking incorporates 17,000 pallet spaces, increasing the overall storage capacity at the warehouse to 34,000 spaces in total. Construction began last year and…

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N Brown Group Plc and ArrowXL – a great fit

N Brown Group Plc and ArrowXL – a great fit

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery experts, have won a major contract with online fashion retailer N Brown Group. The exclusive annual contract will involve more than 100,000 two-man deliveries UK-wide of N Browns’ range of homewares, furniture and electrical goods. N Brown chose ArrowXL for their ability to deliver through their Platinum, Standard and Lite services, plus their renowned two-man delivery and installation teams. Paul Tyson, commercial director, ArrowXL, said: “N Brown are…

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Hermes Helps SMEs Take Advantage Of Growth In Overseas Online Shoppers

Hermes Helps SMEs Take Advantage Of Growth In Overseas Online Shoppers

UK-based sole traders and SME retailers have been granted improved access to consumers based in 23 European countries thanks to a new cost-effective international shipping solution from Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist. The company’s Business Account customers will now be able to take advantage of the new opportunities being driven by the weak pound, as overseas customers continue to order from British websites to receive better value for money. SME retailers that have a Hermes…

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Warrington Pupils Learn About A Parcel’s Journey During Hermes Visit

Warrington Pupils Learn About A Parcel’s Journey During Hermes Visit

Enthusiastic primary school pupils from Warrington visited one of the largest distribution hubs in the UK to learn all about the journey of a parcel. Year Five students from St Monica’s Catholic Primary School took part in an informative visit to Hermes’ 15,000 square foot warehouse at the Omega Business Park. The event was organised to show pupils how a parcel is processed for home delivery following an online shopping order, whilst also educating the…

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Hermes Inspires Innovators Of Tomorrow At First Hackathon

Hermes Inspires Innovators Of Tomorrow At First Hackathon

The UK’s next generation of innovators have gone head-to-head to create a range of exciting solutions that could enrich the home delivery industry at a Hackathon organised by Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist. A multi-platform live chat application and an enhanced GPS tracking solution designed to drive down fuel consumption were among ideas concocted by students from Leeds Beckett University and judged by a panel of experts including a member of Google’s technical team. Hermes,…

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iForce Secures The Gold

iForce Secures The Gold

iForce, the fastest growing supply chain business in the UK, has successfully secured the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold Standard. The company earned special praise for its commitment to its people, how the business encourages leadership, and the emphasis it places on training and coaching. iForce was first awarded a Silver accreditation in 2013, a status that was re-confirmed in February 2016. However, as the company had come close to achieving Gold status at…

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Route Genie Partnerships with Volo Commerce

Route Genie Partnerships with Volo Commerce

Route Genie, the advanced carrier management software, has agreed a strategic partnership with Volo Commerce, the multichannel ecommerce technology and services provider, to enable online retailers to modernise and  streamline their delivery models. The Volo Commerce platform will now offer an integrated Route Genie enhanced carrier management capability, which can be deployed by any online retailer on demand to efficiently manage their carriage providers, saving them time and resources. Volo Commerce’s customers will also be…

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Local Courier Receives Special Delivery From Hermes

Local Courier Receives Special Delivery From Hermes

A Courier from Brighton received his own special delivery this week after he got his hands on the keys to a new Mercedes Benz van. Stephen Collins won the top of the range vehicle in a prize draw organised by parcel delivery firm Hermes. The company entered every courier who hit their delivery targets over the busy Christmas period into the special draw and Stephen landed the top prize, a Mercedes Benz Sprinter van worth…

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