Internal restructuring
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Netherlands, Belgium
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53 - Postal and courier activities

135 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
17 October 2003
Employment effect (start)
1 October 2003
Foreseen end date


This year DHL Solutions Benelux will start the

implementation of the ‘Overstag’ project (‘Changing tack’). The project aim to improve efficiency, level of service and market opportunities of the logistics services provider.

The solution lies in the concentration of activities in larger and more efficient locations and on a personnel costs cut.

In the Netherlands the programme will affeect the plants of Venlo, Oosterhout, Tiel, Schiphol, Eindhoven and the head office in Rotterdam. The number of fixed jobs in the Netherlands will be reduced by approximately 110 and 25 in Belgium.


  • 17 October 2003: DHL Solutions - Press release
  • 17 October 2003: De Telegraaf


Eurofound (2003), DHL Solutions, Internal restructuring in European Union, factsheet number 59854, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/59854.