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
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.
e-Learning: upcoming trend in Logistic business Forces for change The digital revolution is well under way in the supply chain Industry. The industry was behind the service industry where simple to use designed interface, mobile apps and IoT are the norms. However, thanks to the disruptive input of Amazon and other forces of change, the logistic industry isn’t just catching up. In fact machine learning, additive manufacturing, smart
FLASH GROUP ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF GERMAN SCHWERDTFEGER TRANSPORT WITH SUPPORT OF EURAZEO PME The strategy of FLASH GROUP Flash Europe International Group, European leader in same-day and time-sensitive premium freight, has acquired Schwerdtfeger Transport, a German key player in this segment. With a fast growing revenue of over 20 million € in 2016, Schwerdtfeger is operating mainly for German customers but with freight throughout the EU. This transaction is
Flash Group, happy awardee of the Grand Prix des Entreprises de Croissance, Leaders League. Yesterday, June 29, 2016, the third edition of the “Grand Prix des Entreprises de Croissance” was hosted and organized by Leaders League at the Pavillon d’Armenonville in Paris. 198 companies selected to compete were sorted in 14 different categories and also, by their annual turnover (find the official selection here) Flash Group was awarded the well-coveted
How hard is it to be an independent driver today? It’s not as easy to be a driver now as it used to be in the 90’s. At that time, a driving licence was enough to work in this field, but things are slightly different today. Indeed, drivers are asked to do and to know a lot more now than 20 years ago. Just like any other sectors, logistics tends
FLASH: branding the Trucks The centralized management approach of the Truck Competence Center network is a strong tool to get the most effective on costs, availability, capacity, control, quality and track & trace. This gives access to all Flash entities and their customers to a European network of FTL+ carriers. Managed and developed by the Competence Center and creating in parallel a balanced exclusive fleet within the Truck segment supporting
This Friday March 25, 2016, the first Start-Up Contest grand finale took place at the SITL, annual event gathering major actors in transports and logistics. The goal was to highlight innovative logistics start-ups. EASY2GO, Flash Group’s innovation project was one of the eight finalists. The team offers you a quick run-through of this restless day. 8:30 AM EASY2GO team arrives, the exhibition center is opening. First encounter with the others
EASY2GO in the SITL Start-Up Contest finals This year, the International Exhibition for Transports and Logistics (SITL) organizes its first Innovation Startup Contest. 8 final contestants have been selected on Friday, March 11. Among them, EASY2GO, the “last mile” solution project by Flash Group’s innovation department. Who will get the award? More info on March 25 at the SITL, the winner will be announced during the 16th Innovation Award ceremony.