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Asking Price$124,670
Revenue$166,237 EstablishedUndisclosed
Cash Flow$51,531 EmployeesUndisclosed
FF&EUndisclosed FranchiseNo
InventoryUndisclosed RelocatableNo
Real EstateUndisclosed Home-basedNo
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Haulage Contractor Specialising In HIAB Transport

Location Lancashire
Asking Price £ 75,000
Asking price includes:

Consistent Turnover circa £100,000 per annum
Operating Profit circa £36,000 per annum
Net Profits circa £31,000 per annum
Loyal customer base
Low overheads
Business profile:
This business was set up back in 2004 by the current owner and in that time the business has established itself as a flexible and highly responsive haulage company providing specialist HIAB transport services to companies both large and small. Because the business is itself small, it has carved out a niche in the area and has earned a reputation for delivering a quick, reliable and professional delivery service both locally and throughout the UK if required.

The company has a core customer base of some 10-15 very regular clients who use the business on a monthly basis. Clients include civil engineering companies, building companies, waste companies and piling businesses. In addition to this it also has a number of other clients who use their services on an ad-hoc basis. The majority of customers are local to the North West.
Facilities:There are no premises associated with this sale. The business is run from a home office environment. It does however rent a parking space for the wagon in a local yard that is safe and secure. Rental for this is circa £180 per month.
Competition:The business currently undertakes no traditional forms of advertising preferring to rely on repeat business, referrals and world of mouth recommendations from existing clients. In saying that the vendor does undertake telesales/cold calling if need be. The business would benefit from the development of a website as well as a proactive sales campaign where a new owner able to inject new resource into the business.
Growth Potential:The business is well positioned for future growth as it has established itself in the market locally and to a lesser extent regionally. It currently undertakes no sales or marketing activities or advertising. The business has grown and now enjoys consistent turnover year on year. The only reason the turnover has not continued to grow is that it requires new investment in the way of more vehicles and staff. The demand is there, the customers want to use this businesses services but the vendor is unable to invest in further infrastructure at this time. The very fact that this business has several large and well –known customers opens the doors to many additional opportunities with existing and other prospective customers.
Training/Support:The current owner would be happy to provide full training and support at handover. He would even consider staying on for an agree period is fo required by a new owner, subject to negotiation.
Sale Reason:The vendor believes the business is currently at a stage where it needs new investment in vehicles a
Ad #60382
Seller Reference #GP139
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Andrew Hudson
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