Booking a Hermes delivery

Interparcel Courier Spotlight: Hermes UK & International

19th September 2021, 12:12pm in Services by Amy Newham
Hermes courier service

As one of the UK's leading courier specialists, Hermes deserve their time in the spotlight. In 2020, Hermes successfully delivered 630 million parcels, an increase of 250 million from 2019. To support the growing demand for deliveries, Hermes opened 4 operational and 5 new depots, increased its fleet by 2,500 and created more than 10,500 new roles. It's no wonder Hermes are a household name!

In 1972, Hermes was founded in West Germany, gradually expanding through the country and into France by the late 1990s. With the 2000s steadily looming, Hermes felt the pressure to deliver at faster speeds. Thanks to emerging technologies, they could deploy parcels quicker but found that missed deliveries started to increase.

To fix this problem, Hermes were the first to begin sending local self-employed couriers. This meant a community member could know a customer's delivery preference or leave their package with a trusted neighbour.

Since the turn of the century, Hermes has gone from strength to strength, becoming the first courier provider to offer a 7-day-a-week service. This has enabled online shoppers and retailers to provide a convenient delivery solution, and Hermes continue to invest in making their service better to this day.

A wide range of services

Light & Large

Hermes Postable

Not only are Hermes courier services low-cost, but they have a wide range too! Hermes Postable is an affordable letterbox postal service designed for smaller packages. It is a cheaper alternative for non-valuable parcel items and means a successful delivery first time, every time! The service is available for drop-off and collection for ultimate flexibility.

Hermes Light & Large

Partnering with us, customers of Interparcel benefit from Hermes Light & Large service for packages ranging from large letters to 30kg parcels. Hermes Economy services are a favourite too, offering collection at discounted prices.


Of course, who can forget their ParcelShop service, which many big retailers use to make parcel sending more eco-friendly and convenient. No more waiting in, take it with you on your way out and drop it off at one of the 4,500 stores Nationwide! This service is available for the slower Economy service, but also via Next Day which is a speedier version for urgent packages!

They don't stop there either; Hermes offers Economy and ParcelShop services for international delivery, spreading their discounted shipping joy across the globe- one parcel at a time!

Why book Hermes through Interparcel?

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With over 16 years of industry experience, we at Interparcel only pair with the best of the best, holding established partnerships with the most reliable couriers in the business. We always work to get the best prices for all of our services, and Hermes offer cheap parcel delivery services you will be sure to love.

When you book through Interparcel, you will be able to find a range of price comparisons at the click of a button. It's super simple to find shipping solutions to suit your specific needs, and you won't be bound to restrictions like minimum spend.

Excellent customer support

Our customer support is one of the areas we most take pride in. Our dedicated team of parcel experts are always on hand to help with anything parcel related! With Hermes or any of our courier partners, it's not often that things go wrong, but our team work extended hours and are always here to help! The team are available from 8 am - 8 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 am - 1 pm on weekends via live chat, email and telephone to answer any questions you may have about Hermes, their services, or how to make the most of their solutions.

Marketplace integrations

eCommerce sellers use Hermes services through us to integrate their store and connect their customers to convenient and low-cost parcel delivery solutions.

Integrating with all the big names in eCommerce, customers who book their services through us can benefit from inclusive transit cover as well as other perks like:

  • In-built address collection and correction, no more manual errors
  • Branded tracking, create a seamless brand experience when customers track orders
  • Parcel Presets: set pre-prepared parcel dimensions to save time when sending
  • 'Send Again' and 'Return Parcel' actions to send and recall parcels from the same recipient fast
  • Cheap parcel delivery services!

Our sending solutions integrate with all the big names in eCommerce, so why not save time, money and improve customer loyalty by including an affordable Hermes delivery service in your store!

Book a Hermes delivery through us today!

We know that finding the best price for good service is essential when it comes to shipping. When you book a Hermes service through us at Interparcel, you know that you're getting the best price possible, so get a quote today and see how much you can save!

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