Working at Hermes

  • Company size 5,000+ employees
  • Sector Transport & Logistics
  • Location Leeds, United Kingdom

What we do

Hermes is the UK's leading consumer delivery specialist which handles over 260 million parcels each year. 

Hermes provide a range of flexible and affordable delivery options to home, work, neighbour, safe place or ParcelShop that are convenient for the consumer and fit within people's increasingly busy lifestyles.

Within the UK, Hermes operates a network of over 15,000 self-employed couriers and over 4,500 ParcelShops. Hermes’ first-time delivery success rate for its standard service now stands at an impressive 95%.

Hermes self-employed couriers deliver parcels in their local area and earn good money, work to their own schedule and enjoy a great work-life balance.



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To be the carrier of choice for every end consumer in the UK

What you'll get

  • Flexibility to plan your work day around your existing commitments
  • Lots of amazing discount offers through Business Essentials Package
  • Optional branded Hermes uniform
  • No start up costs! We'll provide training and equipment from day one!
  • Negotiable rates - opportunity to earn £10 - £15 per hour

Who you'll work with

The Hermes network of over 16,000 self employed couriers use their own vehicle to deliver all of the great things that our customers order online!

With a 95% first time delivery success rate we aim to be the carrier of choice for every consumer in the UK!

Becoming a Self Employed Courier with Hermes is a great opportunity but don’t just take our word for it, here are some comments from our existing couriers!...

I deliver with Hermes because of the opportunities to build a really successful local business, just like mine!....Dave (Courier, East)

I deliver with Hermes because there’s flexibility in the role that allows me to have great work life balance so I can spend time with my friends and family!....Mike (Courier, North)

"I deliver with Hermes because I can plan my workload around the school run and everyday family life" .... Rebecca (Courier, London South)

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