Since this week, the e-commerce sector has its own employers’ organization called E-commerce Netherlands. The sector is growing rapidly and economically important in the context of as employment opportunities.
In 2025, the turnover will be 55 billion and tens of thousands of people will work in the e-commerce sector.
Chairman Daan Hermes wants to anchor the image of an innovative, high-quality sector. Collaboration can make the e-commerce sector even stronger and create more jobs for the future. E-commerce Netherlands policy gives affiliated companies a voice in direction makers and government. In addition, collective terms of employment are agreed for e-commerce companies. Men also set up training and development opportunities for the sector and men encourage collaboration on innovation and safety, for example by sharing knowledge.
The organization hopes that one integrated e-commerce can be achieved. That is due to the international conditions and agreements between the national players and entrants.
The recent collective labor agreement concluded by Picnic together with the trade union De Unie has also been made accessible to other e-commerce companies that are affiliated with E-commerce Netherlands.
There are talks with interested companies that now work without a collective labor agreement.