EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

SmartGuy

Company/organisation: 

SmartGuy

Geographic Location

Country/Region: 
Denmark
Location of affected unit(s): 
Jyderup

Company

Group: 
SmartGuy
Sector: 
Transportation / storageTransportation and storage52.1 - Warehousing and storage

Employment effects

Announcement Date: 
2013-04-11
Planned Job Reductions min: 
120
Planned Job Reductions max: 
120
Type of Restructuring: 
Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 
2013-08-01
Foreseen End Date: 
2014-01-31
Direct Dismissals: 
120
Additional Information: 

SmartGuy, a Danish on-line retailer is to cut 120 jobs. As reported in the media the company will relocate its warehouse operations from Jyderyp in Denmark to Szczecin in Poland. The transition phase will begin in August 2013 and will run until January 2014. This restructuring is considered to have a positive financial effect and is attributed to the growing competition in the e-commerce sector.  

Sources: 
2013-04-11
2013-04-11
2013-04-12