Founded in the 1930s, S. Irvine Anderson, 44, is the third generation to run this family-owned group. Its core business, Northside Truck and Van, sold 5,726 vehicles in 2014, almost 1,500 more than the previous year, helping to increase sales by 37% to £217.7m. It has seven showrooms across the north of England, including Sheffield, Hull and Bradford. Other group activities include property rental and road haulage.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank137
CompanyAnderson Group
ActivityTruck and van dealer
LocationMotherwell
Sales £m217.7
Operating profit £m3.8
Main shareholdersSamuel Anderson (25%), Anderson Family (75%)
Staff518
Founded2003
Websitewww.samanderson.co.uk

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