South Africa VW easter holidays

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Steve_2019
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South Africa VW easter holidays

Post by Steve_2019 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:16 pm

Does any one know if The VW plant in South Africa closes for 2 weeks for easter like in the UK.

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Re: South Africa VW easter holidays

Post by RUM4MO » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:58 pm

I'd doubt if many foreign manufacturing plants will be stopping for a couple weeks at Easter, the only reason that there will be timed stoppages will be for model changes including essential maintenance - and doing that for a few days over the Easter period might make sense - normally large manufacturing plants need to keep going even if that means down scaling output and manning levels and paying a premium for staff working - but from personal experience, there are only a maximum of 3 days in the year that attract premium payments and that is Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day - Easter is basically a time for the crappy chocolate eggs industry to sell its wares nothing else.

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Re: South Africa VW easter holidays

Post by Steve_2019 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:50 am

RUM4MO with VW struggling too keep up with order books at the moment with the Polo your probably right.

Bit selfish of me but I hope they are producing cars as normal. But Africa been a manly Christian country they may close up for good Friday.

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