EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Vos Logistics

Vos Logistics

Geographic Location

Country: European Union
Location of affected unit(s): Netherlands and other non specified EU countries


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-05-2010
Planned Job Reductions min: 200
Planned Job Reductions max: 200
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 115
Other Job Reduction Measures: 20

Additional Information

On 28 May 2010 Vos Logistcs, one of the biggest transport firms in Europe, announced it will cut 200 jobs in different EU countries. In the Netherlands, 115 employees will be dismissed, and another 20 jobs will be eliminated by not replacing employees who leave. Another 65 jobs will be cut in other EU countries. As of May 2010, there is no precise information on either where else the jobs will be lost and the number employed across Europe.