Business for sale in United Kingdom – Kent – County of Kent – Gp096-independent heavy goods transportation services

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Business for sale in United Kingdom - Gp096-independent heavy goods transportation services

Asking Price: 475,000 £ Real Estate: Lease
Sales Revenue: 800,000 £
Net Profit: 1 £
Year Established: 1990
Employees: Not Disclosed
# of family members employed: Not Disclosed
Location criteria:
United Kingdom/County of Kent/Kent

Business types:

Transportation & Warehousing

Business categories:

Logistics Services ; Other Transportation ; Trucking Companies

Business description

the business was established in 1990 and has over twenty years experience providing professional transportation of non-hazardous goods, with approximately 70% being deep-sea containers. The business is expert in transport and storage for freight forwarding agencies, shipping agencies, shipping lines and importers. The business delivers a professional, cost effective and friendly service to its loyal customer base and has an excellent reputation for fulfilling all requirements with close attention to detail. Well known for transportation throughout the local geographical area, the business manages all logistics activity, tracking a shipment through all steps in the supply chain until final delivery. Key assets remain consolidated in long-established customer relationships that have created a well-defined customer base. The business offers competitive rates and services

Additional information

Additional information: Not Disclosed
Support & training: The vendor’s health is not improving, which has started to affect the business, he is ready to provide all the help he can to the prospective purchaser
Reasons for selling: This is a genuine retirement sale due to the ill health of the vendor
Financing available: Not Disclosed
Inventory / Stock value: Not Disclosed

Real Estate

Ownership: no
Lease: yes
Lease terms: The business is currently run from a home office, although as previously stated a portable office could be sited on the premises.
Location: The yard is now inside a secure dock area, with 24 hr security on the gates. The business operates 6 vehicles, and has 10 trailers, (with room for 16 in spaces) plus room for car parking / portable office at the rear of the site. Rent and rates are to be confirmed.

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