Donald Malcolm was 14 when he inherited the family business in the 1940s: it consisted of a truck and a horse and cart. Now run by his sons, chief executive Andrew, 53, and director Walter, 54, this logistics and construction services firm offers integrated road, rail and warehousing services alongside civil engineering and groundwork. It is based in Linwood, near Glasgow.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
Year2015
Rank162
CompanyMalcolm Group
ActivityLogistics and construction services
LocationLinwood, nr Glasgow
Sales £m193.3
Operating profit £m6.6
Main shareholdersMalcolm family (78%), Caird Capital (19%), other (3%)
Staff1,872
Founded1940
Websitewww.malcolmgroup.co.uk

If applicable:

* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda