Tag Archives: Eastern European

Local custom and practice

Screw local custom and practice, I know what works for me...
Screw local custom and practice, I know what works for me…

Few industries have been as affected by globalisation as has that of logistics, and the expansion of the European Union in 2004, 2007 and 2013 has led to movement of people, generally but not exclusively, from East to West.

Sometimes the visitors struggle to adapt to local custom and practice or, perhaps, just need familiar surroundings to ease their loneliness.

A fine example of this, the unfamiliarity of East European migrant labour with West European warehouse lavatorial standards, and the practical response of an enlightened employer can be found here.