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Hot 100 2012 88: The Stamford Group

The basics

Company name: The Stamford Group
What they do: Cheshire-based logistics firm
Headquarters: Stalybridge
The boss: Stephen Dubyl

The financials

Latest turnover (?,000): 62,666
Four-year compound sales growth (%): 30
Latest Ebitda (?,000): 3,448

The details

If you’re looking for products to move, to store, to hold or display, this logistics company has the answer. 

The Stamford Group was formed in 1982, following an MBO from Guinness Plc, led by John Nugent. It deals with storage and transportation of bulk goods in a wide range of industries. That means everything from pre-assembled bookcases for schools, to storage cabinets for pharmaceuticals to pallets and trucks for industrial materials handling. 

The company is based in Cheshire and has overseas offices in Sweden, Germany and Ireland. 

Sales more than doubled in 2008, but since then growth has been steady, with sales of ?62.7m up from ?61m, and ebitda £3.4m last year.

The Hot 100 2012 is brought to you by Investec, Jordans, Cass Business School and Your Business Your Future.


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