Business expansion
West-Nederland; Zuid-Holland; Groot-Rijnmond
Location of affected unit(s)
Rotterdam, Capelle aan den IJssel, Niewerkerk aan den IJssel
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53.20 - Other postal and courier activities

120 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 November 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2018
Foreseen end date


The Dutch online groceries deliverer Picnic has announced it will expand its services to the cities of Rotterdam, Capelle aan den IJssel and Niewerkerk aan den IJssel (west Netherlands) involving the addition of 120 new jobs for couriers starting in January 2018. This signals a new step towards national coverage of the groceries delivery service. The company started in 2015 in the city of Amersfoort and had expanded its coverage to 24 cities by June 2017. Picnic is an online webshop, using an app as interface with the customers and small electric carts for delivery.


  • 28 November 2017: distrifood.nl
  • 28 November 2017: twinklemagazine.nl
  • 28 November 2017: marketingfuel.nl


Eurofound (2017), Picnic, Business expansion in Netherlands, factsheet number 92816, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92816.