Hermes is the subsidiary of the mail-order company, Otto, which will be responsible
for both storage and shipping.
represents for us a ‘one-stop solution’ for the entire delivery logistics
sector,” commented Jens Redmer, head of business development.
The ricardo.de board of directors wanted an all-round solution, according to Redmer.
ricardo.de also sees good perspectives for further growth due to the global
presence of Hermes.
The new logistics will enable private customers to have a privately
auctioned package picked up from their home, which will then be delivered to
the bidder within the next two days. The maximum cost of this service will
be 24 Marks ($13); for bigger and bulkier packages, a surcharge of 18
Marks ($10) will be added to the price.