Ford & Slater

This Leicester firm sells new and used DAF trucks from 10 dealerships across the east Midlands and East Anglia, as well as providing HGV servicing, repairs and truck and trailer spare parts. The company was founded in 1928 and was owned by Leyland DAFin 1991 when the current chairman Peter Strevens, 76, bought it. Nigel and Tim Strevens, 43 and 40 respectively, are joint managing directors of the company, which sold 2,277 new trucks last year.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank210
CompanyFord & Slater
ActivityHGV dealer
LocationLeicester
Sales £m157.3
Operating profit £m1.8
Main shareholdersStrevens family (100%)
Staff426
Founded1928
Websitewww.fordandslater.co.uk

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