Falck starts flying drones in Greenland
Falck and the Greenlandic health service will test the use of drones to transport medicine and diagnostic samples between towns and settlements. The intention of the project is to investigate how drones can strengthen health efforts in the settlements, where infrastructure is a challenge, and the nearest hospital is far away.
Falck sets up new development unit
Falck has innovated ambulances and healthcare services for over a hundred years - A new development unit will now give a further boost to the healthcare company's innovation in the healthcare area, where Falck will strengthen emergency and healthcare solutions through innovation, drones, artificial intelligence and a greener transformation.
Falck's new development unit, Vertical, will work clos
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 selected by Airbus as fire safety partner
Falck has been selected by Airbus to deliver industrial fire and emergency services to Airbus sites across France, Germany, and the UK.
October 1, 2021 Falck began delivering industrial fire and emergency services to Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer. On various sites spread across France, Germany, and the United Kingdom firefighters from Falck will ensure rapid response, prevention and m
Falck improved Q3 results
Falck reported an increase in revenue and EBITA in Q3 2021.
President and CEO Jakob Riis said: “Once again our quarterly results were boosted by testing activities in Denmark, but with considerably less impact than seen in the second quarter. In the underlying business, we see activity levels coming back. With increased activity levels, start of new contracts and the launch of new services, Fal
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.