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Transport & Storage Company
Location South Coast Port
Asking Price £ 325,000
Asking price includes:
Established highly regarded Company offering a quality service
Turnover circa £500,000 with Net profit circa £100,000
A long and respected reputation for operational efficiency
Experienced, competent and motivated staff and drivers
Reliable and accurate tracking of deliveries
Limitless capacity for expansion
Good long-term client contracts
High-volume repeat business
Training and handover
Finance available to buy this business
Subject to status
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Established in 1994, this business specialises in transport and storage to various importers etc. The company pride themselves on supplying a highly professional and reliable service with all deliveries completed on time.
The company operate a variety of vehicles and have the opportunity to expand to artic’s if desired as their customers frequently ask them to take on even more work. Indeed they are constantly turning business away due to having reached the level the owner wishes so there is great scope for growth.
In addition, the business large storage space in two locations, both of which are safe and secure, (one being an extremely secure location), within easy reach of all major southern roads and motorways.
This company has a high level of on-going business with long-term customers, growing with them and increasing capacity to match their requirements. The success of the business relates to its commitment to delivering an excellent service. The company has built its reputation by specialising in time sensitive deliveries, punctuality and managing client expectations, which have been crucial to its success.
|Facilities:||The business operates from two locations one of which is situated in extremely secure location prviding warehousing and parking etc. with extremely low operating costs of £19,000 per annum rent and rates with part of the premises sub let at £9,500 per annum, which is on a 5 year renewable lease with 1 year to run. The other premises is a storage and warehouse location also at good terms and reasonable secure.|
|Competition:||Most of the company’s referrals are a result of word of mouth recommendation, bearing strong testimony to the excellent reputation it has achieved and the quality and unsurpassed service.|
|Growth Potential:||The current market for this business is growing and is forecast in the near and longer term for significant growth. The business is well positioned to take maximum advantage of this growth as it occurs. They are currently turning away business and are frequently asked by existing customers to take on a greater share of their business but have no real desire at this point in time to increase the business to maximum potential.|
|Training/Support:||Full support and training will be provided to the successful purchaser if required.|
|Sale Reason:||The owner is selling due to several other opportunities that have arisen and after most of his life|
Seller Reference #GP102
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