Clipper Logistics through its 28 distribution centres provides warehousing, transport, e-fulfilment and even price and ticketing services for products that include clothing, tobacco, perfumes and alcohol on behalf of retailers, such as Tesco and John Lewis. In September, the Leeds-based company opened a £40m warehouse in Stockton-on-Tees after securing a 10 year contract extension with ASDA who will relocate to become the facility’s first customer. Steven Parkin is the founder and chairman.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank250
CompanyClipper Logistics Group
ActivityWarehousing and distribution
LocationLeeds
Sales £m167.8
Operating profit £m7.3
Main shareholdersSteven Parkin (63%), Sean Fahey (17%), Michael Badrock (14%), David Hodkin (3%), Antony Mannix (3%)
Staff1,957
Founded1992
Websitewww.clippergroup.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda