Kent-headquartered Pentagon is a freight forwarding company that specialises in the global energy sector. The business was established in 1974 by co-founder and chief executive Geoffrey Smith, 76, and now has 60 offices in 25 countries on six continents, handling more than 15,000 shipments a month.
|Activity||International freight forwarder|
|Operating profit £m||5.5|
|Main shareholders||Geoffrey Smith (84%), management (16%)|
* supplied by Company † annualised figure ‡ profit = ebitda