Press release -
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.
The new agreement with Görlitz includes both advanced life support and basic life support ambulances, medical cars staffed with doctors and a disaster management set-up. Falck has won the tender with a "Quality and Innovation Concept" tailored to the contract. The concept ensures i.a. faster response times, improved patient comfort and safety delivered through a newly developed stretcher and an effective disaster management set-up.
“We are very pleased to continue our growth in Saxony and look forward to providing ambulance services in Görlitz from February 2021. In the tender, the customer placed particular emphasis on a wide range of quality and innovation parameters, where Falck proved we can deliver high quality and innovative solutions at a competitive price," says Lars Tue Toftild, CEO of Falck Germany.
The contract runs for five years with the possibility of a two-year extension. With the contract, Falck Germany continues to deliver solid organic growth with a 50% increase in activities over the past 4 years.
About Falck Germany
Falck is active in more than half of the eleven rescue service areas in Saxony with 15 rescue stations and 400 employees.
The company is the largest private ambulance service provider in Germany. With more than 60 stations in seven federal states, 2,500 employees and 450+ emergency vehicles, Falck Germany delivers over 500,000 emergency services and patient transports each year.
We care for the well-being of people and excel in saving and improving lives of people in urgent need. This has made Falck an international leader in emergency response and healthcare.
For more than a century, Falck has worked with local and national governments to prevent accidents, diseases and emergency situations, to rescue and assist people in emergencies quickly and competently and to rehabilitate people after illness or injury.
Falck operates in 30 countries and has approximately 30,000 employees.