Clipper Logistics Group

This West Yorkshire logistics company provides warehousing and distribution services for high-street chains such as Monsoon and Woolworths. A separate higher-security division numbers Prada and Armani as well as leading tobacco and alcohol companies among it clients. Chief executive Steven Parkin has boosted growth through four acquisitions since he founded the Clipper Group in 1992, most recently buying the Iveco truck dealership Northern Commercials. Sales have risen 63% a year from an annualised £10.5m in 2002 to £45m in 2005.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank98
CompanyClipper Logistics Group
ActivityWarehousing and distribution
LocationLeeds
Annual sales rise over 3 years62.58%
Latest sales £000s45,005
Staff925
Founded1992
Websitewww.clippergroup.co.uk

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