Although Ligentia was founded in 1996 by chief executive Nick Jones, 51, two of the companies it has acquired pre-date the Second World War. The Leeds-based group manages supply chains for retailers, manufacturers and miners. It has offices in Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa, as well as teams in 60 cities worldwide. Ligentia established a presence in Madagascar in 2015 and South Africa the following year, helping international sales hit £24.9m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank168
CompanyLigentia
ActivitySupply chain manager
LocationLeeds
2-yr av intl sales growth pa23.96%
International sales £000s24,853
Total sales £000s85,740
Staff333
Founded1996
Websitewww.ligentia.com

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