Type
Internal restructuring
Country
Belgium
Region
Vlaams Gewest; Prov. Vlaams Brabant; Arr. Halle-Vilvoorde
Location of affected unit(s)
Diegem
Sector
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53.2 - Other postal and courier activities

241 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
8 June 2009
Employment effect (start)
1 July 2009
Foreseen end date
31 December 2009

Description

DHL Express, specialised in the handling of packages, is to cut 241 jobs within its european administrative department located in Diegem, Flanders. Those measures are part of a general plan decided by the group Deutsche Post who wishes to maintain the competitiveness of the company concerned by the recent slowdown. This announcement follows another announcement of relocation of the activities of EAT (DHL) located at Brussels airport. (see factsheet 13829)


Sources

  • 9 June 2009: La Libre Belgique
  • 9 June 2009: L'Echo

Citation

Eurofound (2009), DHL Express, Internal restructuring in Belgium, factsheet number 69074, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/69074.