Further sales growth for GBA Services

Preston based GBA Services is expected to report turnover of more than £60m this year following consecutive years of growth.

The logistics firm increased sales by 35 per cent in 2018 and is on course for a further 20 per cent increase this year.

GBA Services was launched in 1987 and employs 400, operating from 18 locations across the UK and worldwide. It specialises in transporting goods by road, air and sea, serving a diverse industries across the UK, Europe and worldwide including aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics and tech, industrial, pharma and high security.

The family run firm has also been listed in the top 100 owner-managed businesses in the North West, as one of the top 1,000 companies in the UK according to the Inspire Britain 2019 Report.

Peter Zak, chief operating officer, said: “With many traditional markets shrinking, we expanded our services in retail and e-commerce sectors particularly with several blue-chip customers which gives us confidence for sustained growth over the coming year.

“At the same time, we are cautious as we make the transition through Brexit so we remain optimistic but focused.”

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