Company profile

Since 1992, FAST has been providing wholesale distribution and services for a wide range of brand name products in the consumer electronics, household appliances, telecommunication technologies, musical instruments, office equipment, watches and clocks, gift and promotional items business sectors. Currently FAST belongs to renowned companies of a high European standard. Its strong position among the largest and prominent commercial subjects on the Czech and Slovak market is a result of its active business policy, dynamic development, innovation and expansion.

Distribution

FAST is a distributor of almost 70 national and international leading brands. Twenty-one of which are solely and exclusively imported directly to the Czech, Slovak, Polish and Hungarian markets. FAST supply all sales channels such as hypermarkets, specialists, online shops, independent stores and also provides logistics support for well-known brands such as Samsung, LG, BEKO, Electrolux, Sony, Panasonic, Philips, Indesit&Ariston, BSH, etc.

Own retail

FAST is also one of the biggest retailers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with more than 100 own shops, which represents 70 000 m² of sales area. In total, FAST provides, under the PLANEO brand network, almost 500 retail shops. FAST is also a retail specialist for watches and clocks with 38 own shops located in the biggest shopping areas.

Logistics

FAST has depots totalling 92,200 square meters of utility areas in modern logistic centers, located in strategic places in Central Europe operated by the sophisticated SAP IT system. FAST is certified user of the assurance control system ČSN EN ISO 9001:2001.

Employees

FAST employs over 1,700 people.

Growth

The trading company FAST holds a strong position in the Top 20 of the largest companies in the Czech Republic. The registered capital of the FAST Group is USD 24,355,000 and its turnover amounts to USD 577,079,000. Annual sales output shows a regular growth.

 

Management

  • Mr. Zdeněk Pech - Chairman of the Board
  • Mr. Petr Štancl - Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Mr. Petr Kouba - Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Libor Kolíšek - Business Director / Member of Supervisory Board
  • Mr. Robert Šiml - Chief Commercial Officer International
  • Mr. Zdeněk Vávra - Director of Purchase Department - Audio Video, IT, GSM, GPS
  • Mr. Radim Klepetko - Director of Purchase Department - Household Appliances