OUR STORY IN A FLASH

2017

August 2017

Acquisition of Schwerdtfeger

March 2017

Acquisition of Upela

February 2017

Acquisition of EF Express
2015

October 2015

Eurazeo new investor of FLASH Group

January 2015

Creation of the digital innovation center
2014

January 2014

Uniform market entry for the whole group shows successful completion of systems integration

2013

2013 Quality and integration

Successful DINISO certification of the entire corporate group

Complete IT systems conversion across the corporate group to allow the companies to collaborate more closely. All 38 Flash offices in 18 different countries now work with a single booking system!

2012

2012 External growth

Flash Europe acquires British logistics company V-one Flash Europe takes over Roberts Europe

2011

2011 International growth

Separate companies founded in Morocco, Turkey and Russia.

2010

2010 Established SME investors push further expansion

LBO France and Siparex create basis for further growth and internationalisation of the Flash group.

2008

2008 Growth through acquisition

Acquisition of Taxicolis (France) and Flashline (Germany).

2007

2007 International orientation strengthened

Separate companies founded in Spain, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.

2005

2005 Entry into the Eastern European market

Offices opened in Slovakia, Romania and Poland.

2004

2004 First worldwide transport contract with large OEM

First farreaching contract with global OEM for all French sites (40 plants and 9,000 shipments a year) Strategic partnership in Tunisia.

2001

2001 Entered healthcare sector

Established BioLogistic subsidiary

1999

1999 Introduction of air freight shipments

Major growth in demand for shipments from Central Europe to North Africa.

1981

1981 Local road logistics company

Founded in Metz, France Providing express logistics for local customers.