EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
53 - Postal and courier activities
Number Employed: 25000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-06-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 5000
Planned Job Reductions max: 9000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 01-01-2013

Additional Information

TPG Post plans to cut 5000 jobs by 2013. TPG's main business is post: collecting, sorting, transporting and delivering letters and parcels. The company also specializes in data and document services, direct mail, e-commerce and international post. Most of the jobs should be cut until 2008. The job losses (5000) will be replaced by 11000 cheaper jobs. (19-02-2003) TGP Post wants to replace 9000 full-time mailmen by part-time workers.