Falck delivers strong Q2 results
All Falck’s business areas showed solid progress in Q2 2021. COVID-19 antigen testing in Denmark boosted revenue and earnings significantly. Adjusted for the impact of testing activities, EBITA increased by 56.1%.
President and CEO Jakob Riis said: “Falck has recovered strongly following a year defined by COVID-19. Our Q2 results were lifted significantly by the high number of antigen tests per
Falck wins emergency ambulance contract in San Diego
Falck US Ambulance Services will provide emergency ambulance services to the city of San Diego in California for the next five years. The contract has now formally been approved by the city council and Mayor Todd Gloria.
From 28 November 2021, 1.4 million people in San Diego will receive ambulance services from Falck. The five-year contract has now been formally approved by the city council and
Falck met the challenge of COVID-19
Lower activity levels led to a decrease in revenue and operating profit. A range of cost saving initiatives had the desired effect, and profitability was restored at the end of the year. Operationally, Falck delivered a strong performance.
Falck wins contracts in the Central Denmark Region
Falck continues as supplier of emergency medical services in the Central Denmark Region when the present tender period expires in November 2021. Today, Falck won three out of three tendered lots in competition with two other private suppliers. Falck will provide more than 40 ambulances to the Region.
Falck stabilised its financial performance and delivered a solid third quarter
Falck’s financial performance improved in the third quarter of 2020. Efficiency measures taken in June 2020 and lower start-up costs in the Ambulance business led to improved profitability and an EBITA margin of 6.6%. Operationally, Falck delivered a strong performance in all markets, supporting national healthcare systems under pressure.
Falck with new ambition: Paramedics in manned drones to save more lives
Falck will make manned drones an integral part of its fire and emergency medical services. Before 2025, the first citizens will be met by paramedics flying in drones. The technology is rapidly evolving. Next phase will be to gain concrete experience of how drones may be used in specific situations and to adjust legislation to allow drones to become part of everyday life.
Following new research: Falck introduces face mask requirement for both employees, patients and users
Falck is making the use of face masks mandatory in the company's global ambulance and healthcare business. Thus, both employees, patients and users now must cover their mouths and noses at all times when interacting with staff in ambulances and patient transports.
Falck wins International Design Excellence Award
Falck is delighted to announce that we have won an International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for our Global Innovation Strategy, which will set the direction for our future innovation projects.
Falck secures two public fire contracts in Denmark
With effect from 1 January 2021, Falck has been awarded the fire contracts with Trekantområdets Fire Brigade and ETK Fire and Rescue.
Falck wins largest contract in Germany to date
From 1 February 2021, Falck will provide ambulance services in the Görlitz district of Saxony. Thus, Falck will provide ambulance services in seven of the state's 11 emergency districts, including the cities of Dresden and Leipzig. With the new contract, Falck will operate approximately every fifth ambulance in Saxony.