HHLA Creates 50 Jobs at Container Terminal Burchardkai

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The container terminal Burchardkai

 

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) said it needs 50 additional commercial employees for the container terminal Burchardkai (CTB). The company continues its personnel actions started last year with which they respond to the growing peak loads in container handling.

Heinz Brandt , Chief Human Resources Officer of HHLA, explained, "Everyone involved in the entire supply chain must adjust to the fact that peak loads in future be even stronger than previously occur regularly. In order to offer our many years of quality continue, we need additional staff. That's why we have new employees set last year 100 for the container terminal Altenwerder and Burchardkai whose qualification partially still ongoing. Given the growing peak loads, we will continue on this path and once again make fifty new recruits for the container terminal Burchardkai. Also for the Container Terminal Werder settings are planned. We are hoping to attract qualified professionals who already have the necessary experience with large-scale equipment to help us immediately able to cope with the even further this year, growing quantities. Such measures are already underway. To the medium and long term have sufficient qualified personnel, the HHLA their training activities also expands further."

Heinz Brandt points out, "For the acting companies follow from the ever-growing amount tips of large operational challenges for employees results in significant stress. Our employees have committed these challenges in the past and found highly professional. All talk about alleged slowdowns or even, absenteeism 'in connection with the football World Cup, the HHLA Executive Board decided back. "

The context of the rising peak loads: The number of dispatched at CTB overseas ships carrying more than 3,000 movements per start was, for example, in the first half of 2014 63 compared to 29 vessels in the first half of 2008, the same time the number of maximum movements grew per run of 3,922 containers in the first half of 2008 to 6,449 boxes in the first half of 2014 and peak loads in the web containers increased by 21 percent compared with 2008, while the peak loads on the load by almost 11 percent above those of 2008.
 

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