Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52 - Warehousing and support activities for transportation

2,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 July 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Picnic, an online supermarket delivery service, is looking for 2,000 new employees in order to serve its 50,000 potential customers, who are on the company’s waiting list. The positions include drivers for the electric carts, which are used for delivering the groceries, software developers and workers in the distribution centres.  The recruitment process is under way, but there is no information available on when it will be completed. Picnic also operates in Germany and according to a spokesperson for the company, it is expected to serve 70 locations by the end of 2018.

Previous restructurings took place in 2017 (300 jobs created in Diemen and 120 jobs created in various cities in the Netherlands).



Eurofound (2018), Picnic, Business expansion in Netherlands, factsheet number 95575, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/95575.