Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Many locations around the country
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.24 - Cargo handling

100 - 140 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
15 November 2008
Employment effect (start)
1 December 2008
Foreseen end date


Tollpost Globe, owned by the Swedish postal company Posten AB, has announced that it is to reduce costs by NOK 160 Million in 2009 by cutting around 100 permanent jobs and 40 temporary jobs.

The downsizing will be implemented through the use of severance pay packages; the management and the union expect no need for direct dismissals. The union representatives stated that the process has been run smoothly and the union is satisfied with the decision of avoiding dismissals. The downsizing will start from 1st of December; no timeline has been given as to when these redundancies will be implemented by.


  • 15 December 2008: Ã…ndalsnes avis
  • 19 December 2008: Dagens Næringsliv


Eurofound (2008), Tollpost, Internal restructuring in Norway, factsheet number 67544, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67544.