Each year this firm transports and stores more than 500,000 tons of commodities including dried fruit, nuts, sugar and metals. In addition to its Essex headquarters, the firm has warehouses in Hull and Belgium and two in Holland. Under chief executive Alec Gunn, 64, exports rose to £7m last year. With strong demand from customers on the Continent it plans to open two new storage units in Europe this year.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank87
CompanyCommodity Centre
ActivityLogistics services provider
LocationChelmsford
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa40.78%
International sales £000s6,980
Total sales £000s20,099
Staff55
Founded1992
Websitewww.commoditycentre.com

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