EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Vos Logistics

Company/Organisation:
Vos Logistics

Geographic Location

Country: European Union

Company

Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
49.4 - Freight transport by road and removal services
Number Employed: 3000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-12-2008
Planned Job Reductions min: 345
Planned Job Reductions max: 345
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 345

Additional Information

Road transport firm Vos Logistics, has announced that it will lay off 345 employees in the Netherlands, France, Poland and Hungary. Vos Logistics is one of the largest transport companies in Europe. 145 jobs to be scrapped are in the Netherlands, and the remaining 200 are spread across France, Poland and Hungary. According to a spokesman, the negative effects of the recession on the transport sector are much larger than expected.