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Evri: The New Hermes for UK-Based Customers

Hermes rebranded to Evri as a response to restructuring the popular courier service. Learn more here.
Evri: The New Hermes for UK-Based Customers
Alexandra Ortolani

By Alexandra Ortolani

 

April 18, 2022

Key Points:

  • Evri, formally known as Hermes, changed its name and invested millions of pounds in restructuring its company
  • Real-time tracking with SMS, email delivery notifications, included insurance, and a mobile application for tracking all your shipments comes with Evri
  • Easyship offers exclusive discounted Evri rates for users so you can continue to use the services you enjoy from your courier of choice

Guess what! Hermes rebranded to Evri as a response to rebrand and restructure the popular courier service within the United Kindom. This new rebrand won't necessarily be changing anything but improving. Evri is committed to being a dependable courier to enhance customer satisfaction and service.

This blog post will provide an overview of Evri and how much it costs to various locations so you can understand the features and costs of the rebrand.

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What's Evri? What Happened to Hermes?

The United Kingdom's largest postal company has rebranded! Evri, formally known as Hermes, changed its name and invested millions of pounds in restructuring its company.

Evri Hermes

Following allegations of poor customer service and parcel mishandling, Hermes announced its changed name from Hermes to Evri and a new logo and brand identity.

According to the CEO Martijn de Lange, he states, "It is more than just a name change – it is a statement of intent of our commitment to leading the way in creating responsible delivery experiences for 'Evri one,' 'Evri where.'"

Users who choose to ship with Evri can expect the following features:

  • Real-time tracking with SMS and email delivery notifications
  • Included insurance
  • Mobile application for tracking all your shipments
  • Locker or in-store drop off at Evri locations
  • Parcel pick up services

Evri offers convenient and cheap postage for parcels for eCommerce merchants looking for affordable shipping.

How Much Does Evri Cost to Ship?

Like any parcel, factors like courier service, delivery speed, the weight of the package, shipping distance, and package dimensions all come into play when calculating the cost of shipping.

Say you're shipping a parcel within the United Kingdom; below are the starting costs for shipping with Evri Hermes delivery service.

Parcel Weight ParcelShop or Locker Drop Off Courier Collection
Postable (Under 1kg) Next Day: £3.29 (£2.74 + VAT) Standard: £2.69 (£2.24 + VAT) --
Under 1kg Next Day: £3.94 (£3.28 + VAT) Standard: £2.99 (£2.49 + VAT Standard: £3.98 (£3.32 + VAT)
1kg to 2kg Next Day: £5.34 (£4.45 + VAT) Standard: £4.34 (£3.62 + VAT) Standard: £5.33 (£4.44 + VAT)
2kg to 5kg Next Day: £6.86 (£5.72 + VAT) Standard: £5.86 (£4.88 + VAT Standard: £6.85 (£5.71 + VAT)
5kg to 10kg Next Day: £6.94 (£5.78 + VAT) Standard: £5.94 (£4.95 + VAT) Standard: £6.94 (£5.78 + VAT)
10kg to 15kg Next Day: £10.97 (£9.14 + VAT) Standard: £9.28 (£7.73 + VAT) Standard: £10.26 (£8.55 + VAT)

Here are the estimated costs for shipping parcels between 0-1kg for shipping outside the United Kingdom.

Country Weight Cost
Belgium 0-1kg £9.50
Denmark 0-1kg £11.30
France 0-1kg £12.00
Germany 0-1kg £8.30
Ireland 0-1kg £12.30
Italy 0-1kg £14.00
Netherlands 0-1kg £9.50
Portugal 0-1kg £14.00
Sweden 0-1kg £12.80

Related post: The Cheapest Way to Ship to the UK

The Cheapest Evri Hermes Delivery Service for Your Business

Instead of paying retail shipping rates for Evri Hermes courier services, Easyship saves users up to 89% off. We'll highlight Evri customers' savings when they connect or sign up for an Easyship account.

Evri - Next Day Parcelshop (within the United Kingdom)

Parcel Weight Retail Easyship Total Discount
1kg £5.50 £4.91 -10.73%
5kg £8.08 £7.67 -5.07%
10kg £9.70 £9.18 -5.36%

Evri - Parcelshop (within the United Kingdom)

Parcel Weight Retail Easyship Total Discount
500g £2.95 £2.76 -6.44%
1kg £4.40 £2.76 -37.27%
3kg £5.80 £5.70 -1.72%
5kg £6.98 £5.70 -18.34%
10kg £8.60 £7.55 -12.21%

Evri - Postable (within the United Kingdom)

Parcel Weight Retail Easyship Total Discount
500g £2.66 £2.10 -21.05%

Evri - International Parcelshop (the United Kingdom to France)

Parcel Weight Retail Easyship Total Discount
1kg £12.00 £11.01 -8.25%
2kg £12.00 £10.97 -8.58%
5kg £13.20 £11.55 -12.50%
10kg £18.00 £15.44 -14.22%

Evri - International Parcelshop (the United Kingdom to Germany)

Parcel Weight Retail Easyship Total Discount
1kg £8.30 £7.77 -6.39%
2kg £9.60 £8.69 -9.48%
5kg £11.50 £10.07 -12.43%
10kg £11.95 £10.43 -12.72%

*To calculate Evri courier services, check out our shipping rates calculator

Evri Hermes Delivery Service and Easyship

Evri is an excellent courier service for UK-based merchants looking for affordable shipping. Evri is committed to rebranding its customer service and delivery experience.

With Evri, users can expect features like real-time tracking, insurance, a mobile application for tracking all shipments, etc. In addition, by connecting with a shipping platform, Evri users can save even more money with a shipping platform.

Easyship offers exclusive discounted Evri rates for users so you can continue to use the services you enjoy from your courier of choice. In addition, Easyship users also gain access to shipping tools and features such as the following:

  • Free Shipping Rates Calculator: Access high-volume discounts up to 89% from major couriers. Plus, get instant access to delivery lead times from premium shipping couriers.
  • Duties & Taxes Visibility: Easyship works out all duties and taxes for your international shipments so you can handle your international orders with ease. Calculate your duties for overseas shipments here
  • Shipping Policy Generator: Our shipping policy generator helps merchants and crowdfunding campaigns generate their shipping policy by providing tracking and insurance options, plus other vital information for your shipping process

Ready to ship? Sign up for a FREE Easyship account and learn how to save when shipping with Evri

Evri Hermes FAQ

Is Evri the same as Hermes?

Yes and no. Evri is the rebranding of the former-courier company Hermes. Evri is committed to creating a better courier experience for its customers in response to previous allegations of poor customer service.

What does Evri stand for?

Evri represents a phonetic spelling of "every." The rebranding of Hermes stems from the emphasis on diversity for "different people, different parcels, different places, and different communities."


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