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Italian founder and managing director Raffaello Bacci established Salford Van Hire in 1965 with just four vehicles. It is still a family-run business, and with branches in Manchester and Leeds it now has a hire fleet of more than 7,000 trucks, vans and cars. International sales grew 29% a year from £6.8m in 2008 to £11.3m in 2010. The firm expects further growth in Italy and the UK.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank147
CompanySalford Van Hire
ActivityVehicle hirer
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa28.99%
International sales £000s11,288
Total sales £000s56,638
Staff191
Founded1965
Websitewww.salfordvanhire.com

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