Great Bear Distribution delivered a stellar performance in the final financial year before Culina Group bought it in March. For the year to 31 December 2015, the Chester-based distribution and storage company reported an 8.2% turnover rise to £152.5m (2014: £141m) with pre-tax profit up 9.9% to £11.1m (2014: £10.1m) in the same period. In its strategic report the board attributed the company’s growth to its long-standing relationships with its customers and exceptional levels of service. It added that Great […]
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