Internal restructuring
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.4 - Freight transport by road and removal services

345 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
11 December 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


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.


  • 12 December 2008: Het Financieele Dagblad


Eurofound (2008), Vos Logistics, Internal restructuring in European Union, factsheet number 67639, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67639.