“WITH OUR REGION AT HEART – OUR MINDS ARE IN CONTACT WITH THE WORLD”
FLORA BLUMENIMPORT eG – THE UNIQUE COOPERATION OF GERMAN FLOWER WHOLESALERS
FLORA Blumenimport eG and its members developed a model for cooperation economy which is unique in this business. Being characterized by a lean and simple organization structure and the active participation of the regional members in the worldwide market. Numerous synergies are offered to all members giving opportunities in improving mangement systems.
Self-motivated and owner-managed distributors with their own individual business developed
in close contact to FLORA eG a purchasing and logistic concept concerning to clear structures and schedules.
This is the reason why it is possible to react together quickly to the fast changing market and give it the futures face.
As a team which concerns to experience members coming from the cash and carry or mobile sales sectors it is easier to reply to these requests.
The more and more expending pressure in the business competition, done by dumping prices and
very often without facing quality and freshness is the reason for different concentrations in the market. In contrast for being on your own a group has more chance to resist against this influence.
FLORA BLUMENIMPORT eG – IDEA AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
To guarantee quality and freshness we modified our usual business and put the focus on these facts. That is why all traded products are ordered by the exactly time and quantity. We created a just-in- time schedule which is unique in the whole flower business and offers all members in the chain the fastest way to the ordered goods.
Living our slogan “No storage for more freshness and quality” is the cooperatives benefit for being a reliable and calculable partner for producers and our members customers. The result of this unique supply-chain-system and our guarantee for a fast payment is a partnership with the worlds’ top producers.
Next to our joined purchasing system the members contact among themselves offers different opportunities for expanding the own experience, which could be used in the own operation.
The most important thing for having a successful cooperation is the performance and products quality. We strive for a co-operation with only a few but very well partners, for our suppliers we guarantee a very fast payment.
PARTNERSHIP WITH FLORA BLUMENIMPORT eG
In their individual, regional market the members companies have a clearly defined unique selling. This regional exclusivity gives you the chance for a regularly information sharing which is the basic for all economic activities.
Furthermore there is no necessity to buy only via the cooperatives department.
Next to these described advantages there are more benefits for being a member of our group.
In addition to the strategic edge you will profit by our attractive terms and conditions including competitive purchase prices and being involved to the economic success.
To assure a reliable and attractive price we calculate the products exactly costs and put a decent mark-up on it. This price premium was fixed by the group members. Also the minimal monthly fee which is linked to the continuous controlled and externalized administration costs.