A warm welcome to our new Unit Franchisee in Turkey! We are pleased to welcome a new member of the Flash Franchisee team in Turkey! Mikail YILDIRIM, Cetin KURT and Tolga SUTCAN have joined the Flash Franchisee adventure as a Unit Franchisee to cover the areas of Tekirdag, Cerkezkoy and Edirne. They are all logistics experts who have been working in the sector for 10 years across different companies in
In the movie “I, Robot”, set in 2035, we can see Will Smith riding on an autonomous futuristic car. Now, in 2019 the idea of autonomous vehicles seems not that far, but its development might be different from what everyone might have expected. With just-in-time delivery and last-mile delivery, today transport schedules became tighter and tighter. When technology moves forward, the transport industry has to follow to find the
Paris, 4th of April 2019 – Redspher group, the European leader of on-demand delivery, announces the acquisition of Speed Pack Europe, the Spanish company specialized in urgent transport. Through this acquisition, Redspher pursues its aim to make on-demand delivery available in every market sector and strengthens its presence in Spain. Speed Pack opens up new opportunities in terms of logistics solutions and transport offered by Redspher. Founded in 2005,
Adient is the worldwide leader for automotive seats and components with one in every three seats in the world coming from their facilities. Every day, Adient works to bring the right product at the right time. Their premium freight partner, Flash B.V. , brings resilience and flexibility into Adient’s supply chain. Since 2017, Flash has been Adient’s preferred partner for time-sensitive transports. They were chosen because of their reliability,
If logistics and supply chain have sometimes been perceived as a “male environment”, this mindset has been evolving in the last couple of years. In 2017 this article reported that “Logistics sector plays in the global economy, with some 125 million people currently working in the sector around the world. However, women make up just one to two percent of this workforce.”. But the sector is rapidly evolving. In just
As a company, Flash tries always to maintain a perspective of constant improvement. We have never stopped trying to adjust to the new market needs, and more importantly, we have never stopped checking ourselves internally. To certify this to our customers and our suppliers, in 2013 we decided to get the certification ISO 9001: 2008, then we decided to take on the challenge and to get the ISO 9001: 2015.
Flash Group published its first UN Global Compact Communication On Progress Flash is pleased to announce the publication of its first Communication on Progress on the Global Compact website. In October 2016, the Group decided to join the UN Global Compact. Its commitment to this initiative and its principles represented an obvious continuation of the Group’s strategy. The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. More
International Women’s Day March 8 was suggested by the 1910 International Women’s Conference to become an “International Women’s Day.” It was later adopted in 1975 by the United Nations. Even though the society has undergone many major changes since, the fight for gender equality is not over yet. In France, the women represent only 26% of the 1,5M people working in the transport industry. The logistics sector probably suffers from
Physical Internet is becoming a reality Flash Group is already committed to implementing the first steps of the physical internet for internal processes. In fact, we intend to seamlessly integrate the physical and digital world. Just as data is always taking the fastest way to travel through internet, we keep on improving our logistic network to achieve the highest level of efficiency. It’s not possible to improve your supply chain
EcoVadis Assesment Beginning of 2017, at the request of some of the Group’s important customers like Faurecia, Alstom and Renault, Flash evaluated its CSR practices and performances through the EcoVadis platform and obtained the EcoVadis Silver Medal for its confirmed CSR commitment. This assessment is also a way to benchmark our CSR performance against other companies of the sector and to highlight the company strengths and possible areas for improvement.
The Internet Revolution: Internet transformed the way information flows around the world. The word slowly switched from analog to digital. The border between the internet and the physical world used to be a clear and defined line.The only point of entry/output to this new network was a computer. The frontier became blurred with the IoT (Internet of Things). Internet became a part of our lives, with more and more connected
Definition of CSR: Let’s start with a clear definition of what CSR is. According to the Financial Times: Corporate Social Responsibility is a movement aimed at encouraging companies to be more aware of the impact of their business on the rest of society, including their own stakeholders and the environment. CSR is a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social and environmental benefits for all stakeholders.