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DFDS' cost reduction measures increase layoffs by 150 employees

DFDS' cost reductions, announced in June and which involves laying off 650 employees and saving DKK 250 million, ends up affecting an additional 150 employees. The combined number of layoffs thus corresponds to one tenth of the company's workforce, CEO Torben Carlsen tells ShippingWatch.

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DFDS, which on Friday upgraded its full year guidance for 2020, is streamlining its organization.

An additional 150 employees more than previously announced have been laid off at the Danish ferry and freight shipping company. As such, the combined number of layoffs clock in at 800, and this corresponds to 10 percent of the company's workforce.

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