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Manchester-based BluJay provides software that helps companies such as Danone, Volvo and Heineken to manage their supply chains and ship products efficiently. It has continued to operate during the pandemic with staff working remotely, and offered its transport data free to clients for 90 days. Founded in 1972, the group counts 7,500 companies as customers in about 100 countries. Sales hit £123m in 2019 under chief executive Andrew Kirkwood, 49.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank204
CompanyBluJay
ActivityTransportation software provider
LocationManchester
Sales £m123
Operating profit £m39.7‡
Main shareholdersFrancisco Partners (49%), Temasek (37%), management (14%)
Staff1,145
Founded1972
Websitewww.blujaysolutions.com

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda