Daimler aims to reduce its staff of 15,000Staff Writer | April 8, 2017
Daimler will offer workers at its Mercedes-Benz trucks business voluntary redundancy as it seeks to lower annual costs by 400 million euros ($424 million) through a mix of budget and headcount reductions.
Auto industry Voluntary redundancy at Daimler
"The decision was not easy, but considering the volatile truck market and tough competition we did not see any other choice," he said.
He said the company had no target for how many jobs would go as part of the programme.
The paper had said Daimler aimed to reduce its staff of 15,000 by a total of between 1,000 and 2,000 through measures including the voluntary redundancy programme, internal transfers, early retirement and attrition. ■