Ray Grocott (pictured), former owner of Grocontinental and successful Shropshire businessman, has died at the age of 89. Described by his family and those he worked with as inspiring, kind and generous, Grocott built his business into one of Europe’s most successful independent logistics companies. Born in Prees, Shropshire in 1934 to parents who ran […]
Whitchurch, Shropshire-based food logistics specialist Grocontinental has reported a near 29% increase in pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 October 2012 .
Grocontinental, which was sold last year, has taken delivery of the first vehicle in its new owner’s livery.
Grocontinental increased pre-tax profit by almost 13% to £5.2m just before being snapped up by Dutch firm AGRO Merchants Group.