Categories: roadside assistance
Falck divests its Roadside Assistance business in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Lithuania.
As part of a long-term strategy to develop into an integrated healthcare service provider, Falck has today sold its Roadside Assistance (RSA) business in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Lithuania to Gjensidige Forsikring in Norway. The transaction does not include Falck’s RSA activities in Denmark.
After more than 70 years’ history of operating Roadside Assistance in Norway and Sweden
Falck met the challenge of COVID-19, confirming operational strength
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for the second quarter of 2020.
Falck completes financial turnaround
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for Q3 2019. With improved performance for six consecutive quarters, Falck completes its two-year financial turnaround. The company moves from a state of critical need for turning around its business financially to a phase where stabilising its business and winning new customers take centre stage.
Falck improves profitability across all business units while making up for past conduct
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for Q2 2019. For the fifth quarter in a row, Falck improves underlying profitability, regaining strength while making up for past conduct.
Falck improves profitability and cash flow – accelerates cultural turnaround
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for Q1 2019 and announced a comprehensive self-cleaning programme, Clear.
Lars Vester Pedersen leaves the management of Falck
Lars Vester Pedersen will leave his position as Executive Vice President for Falck Assistance Nordic and as member of the global management of Falck to retire at the end of this year.
138 new Falck vehicles improve roadside assistance in Denmark
Things are going well in Falck Assistance, and the customers will benefit from this with new vehicles which will give faster rides, shorter phone calls and an upgrade of the employees’ skills.
A more focused Falck continues turnaround and improves profitability
The company continued to restore profitability by reducing complexity, improving efficiency and implementing global operating models. However, reported profitability was significantly impacted by clean-up activities caused by the turnaround.
Falck in Norway wins award for customer service
Last night, Falck Assistance in Norway was awarded a prize for their excellent customer service. The Norwegian ‘Kundeserviceprisen 2018’ was given to Falck for being the number one call centre in the category of roadside assistance, and in the top 10 of all call centres in Norway.
Topdanmark expands road side assistance contract with Falck
Insurance company Topdanmark prolongs and expands their contract on “Tophjælp” with Falck. From May 1st, Falck will handle Topdanmark’s customers from the second they call until their problems are solved. Going forward, Falck will also handle emergency calls from Topdanmark’s customers and satellite surveillance of expensive vehicles.
Falck enters European roadside assistance alliance
Falck Assistance Nordic joins RAC (UK), VHD (The Netherlands) and Europ Assistance (rest of European coverage) in forming ERA, a European-wide alliance of well-established motoring services businesses.
Falck and Verisure announce a strengthening of their security offerings
Falck and Verisure today announce that they have entered into transactions to launch a new sales cooperation for monitored alarm services to families and small business owners in Denmark and Norway. As part of the cooperation, Verisure is acquiring Falck’s alarm customer portfolio and certain other operational assets in Denmark and Norway.
Falck expands to Lithuania
Falck has acquired the Lithuanian assistance company Atlas Assistance. “Another great step in our strategy”, says CEO Bo Uggerhoj, Falck Assistance
Tough Falck employees feature in documentary on National Geographic Channel
A group of extraordinary roadside service officers from Norway is the focus point of a new documentary series produced by National Geographic Channel. The series is called “Heroes of the Winter Roads” (“Vinterveiens helter”) and has recently premiered across Europe.
Falck significantly strengthened its international position in 2014
In 2014, Falck successfully took further steps towards its goal of becoming a global provider of services assisting people in emergency situations and preventing and mitigating the effects of illness and accidents. Falck significantly strengthened its position on the most important markets in Europe, Latin America and the United States, winning several major new and repeat contracts.
Falck continues global expansion
Falck’s Annual Report for 2013 shows revenue growth of 9.0% to DKK 12.5 billion, mainly generated in the current business, where organic growth accounted for 7.7%. The share of Falck's revenue generated outside Denmark continued to increase and was 53.4% in 2013, up from 51.6% in 2012.