Conservative MP Mark Pawsey has visited the Hermes Parcel Hub at Rugby Gateway (Friday 16th) to see its latest expansion in operation, two years after he officially opened the £31m facility, which is the biggest of its kind in the UK 유유베 다운로드.
The Hermes team gave the MP for Rugby a tour of facility, which has a significantly boosted capacity for the upcoming peak season with the completion of a third sortation tier net transport 일괄 다운로드.
This gives the hub the capability to process 1.35 million parcels each day, enhancing existing output by 40% and ensuring it will continue to comfortably handle rising volumes of parcels driven by the growth of online shopping in the UK and overseas 세인트 영맨 다운로드. The investment has also boosted jobs at the site by a third.
The tour was then followed by discussions around Hermes’ overall business performance which has seen double digit growth over the past few years 채팔이 다운로드. The company expects to successfully deliver a record 390 million parcels this year.
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Mark Pawsey MP said: “Re-visiting Hermes’ Rugby Hub was a great opportunity to see the operational expansion ahead of the firm’s busiest period sonar 다운로드. It’s encouraging to see how the business is continually investing in our region, its employees and in greener, more efficient vehicles as it grows.”
Craig Ryder, Hub General Manager at Hermes, led the tour 마리오카트 nds 다운로드. He said: “We very much appreciate that Mr Pawsey has taken the time to visit us for an update on both this site and our broader operations. We are committed to supporting the local community and economy both now and in the future.”