John Good Retains Title as One of the UK’s Fastest Growing Companies

John Good Retains Title as One of the UK’s Fastest Growing Companies


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Last updated: January 16, 2024 | Published: June 30, 2015


The John Good Group is delighted to confirm its inclusion in an award to recognise its continued growth. The Group has been included for the second year running in the 2015 Real Business Hot 100 list, placed at number 37, as one of the UK’s fastest growing companies.

Real Business is the champion of UK enterprise and is now the most read SME website dedicated to high-growth businesses and entrepreneurs.

This accolade further acknowledges John Good’s sustained period of growth in addition to its recent inclusion in the Yorkshire’s Fastest 50 awards back in March and its ranking in The London Stock Exchange 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2015.

Managing Director, Alan Platt said: “Continuing on from our inclusion in Yorkshire’s Fastest 50 – where we were placed at number 7 – we are delighted to be included amongst some of the fastest growing companies throughout the UK. Our inclusion in the Real Business Hot 100 list shows recognition of our continued growth both nationally and internationally.

“The Group operates in broad and very competitive markets and it is vitally important that we do not stand still. We are always looking for ways to grow the business and encourage entrepreneurial spirit amongst our employees.

“We are determined to reach our ambitious growth targets and this inclusion for a second successive year shows our hard work is paying off.”

The John Good Group was established in 1833, originally as a ship agent and chandler, but has since branched out into a variety of sectors including shipping & logistics, warehousing & distribution and corporate & leisure travel.

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