EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Grupul Feroviar Roman

Grupul Feroviar Roman

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): Romania


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
49.20 - Freight rail transport
Number Employed: 5000
Group: Grampet

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-11-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 22-11-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Romanian leader on the rail freight market Grup Feroviar Român (GFR) is to recruit 150 young people, including 15 engineers, by the end of 2021. They will be included in a training process, in line with the company's long-term workforce development strategy. GFR is the biggest private railway transport operator in Romania and a national leader in rail transport of petroleum products. It is part of GRAMPET group, a private rail freight and logistics operator in Romania and Southeast Europe. The group’s companies, such as Reva Simeria, Electroputere VFU Pascani, Reloc Craiova, and Electroputere VFU Craiova, cover the entire chain of rail transport solutions and products and are specialised in logistics services, design and construction activities and IT services. 

Currently, GFR has over 5,000 employees.