Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49 - Land transport and transport via pipelines

100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
12 November 2002
Employment effect (start)
1 November 2002
Foreseen end date


Koninklijke Frans Maas Groep N.V. is a leading logistics provider. It performs a broad spectrum of services, from the provision of a complete range of international freight forwarding activities to the assumption of all or part of the goods flow management in complex supply chain management projects.

The company currently has a closely-knit European network of 200 locations in 28 countries, and more than 7,100 employees and an advanced ICT backbone. The European network also includes a series of logistics distribution centres that distribute the goods of several international accounts. Frans Maas performs door-to-door delivery services between Europe and North America in partnership with FedEx Trade Networks, Inc., USA. Goods flows to and from the Far East are handled by the group's own locations and local partners in the Far East.

In 2001 Frans Maas achieved a net turnover of € 998.0 million and a net profit of € 12.3 million.



Eurofound (2002), Frans Maas, Internal restructuring in Germany, factsheet number 60250, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/60250.