FREIGHTLINER LIMITED

6TH FLOOR THE LEWIS BUILDING, 35 BULL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6EQ

Company Number: 03118392
Incorporation date: 20-Oct-1995
Status: Active
Entity type: Private Limited Company

SIC codes:
49200 Freight rail transport
49410 Freight transport by road




SUMMARY

This company is 28.7 years old and is currently active. It is controlled by Management Consortium Bid Limited. The company has positive equity (net assets) of GBP 119.6 million which has increased from GBP -90.5 million in the previous year. The latest reported revenue figure is GBP 210.2 million which is up 10% on previous year's figure of GBP 195.1 million. The company has 4 active officers (directors or partners) who are or were officers of 27 other companies, 5 (18.5%) of which have since been dissolved or are proposed for strike off. The company has no public disputes filed on the Business Disputes Register. There are 20 court cases involving the company that we are aware of.


FINANCIALS (BETA)

Next accounts due: 30-Sep-2024
Accounts Filed: AUDIT EXEMPTION SUBSIDIARY (31-Dec-2022)


P&L Financials:
Year end Currency Revenue Operating profit Interest Received Interest Paid Tax Net Profit GBP
31-Dec-2018 GBP 210,198,000 10,929,000 3,463,000 9,531,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 195,091,000 -1,115,000 3,816,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 184,449,000 5,000 8,000
31-Dec-2015 GBP 140,133,000 -1,278,000 13,000 678,000
28-Mar-2015 GBP 197,213,000 6,071,000 84,000 1,024,000 1,740,000 4,105,000
29-Mar-2014 GBP 184,031,000 6,120,000 138,000 957,000 764,000 5,245,000
30-Mar-2013 GBP 181,091,000 7,827,000 215,000 1,292,000 1,370,000 5,962,000
31-Mar-2012 GBP 177,503,000 8,982,000 74,000 1,969,000 1,849,000 6,027,000
26-Mar-2011 GBP 163,504,000 8,509,000 86,000 2,492,000 1,479,000 4,153,000


Balance Sheet Financials:
Year end Currency Cash Current Assets Current Liabilities Debt Share Capital Premium Reserve Retained Earnings Net Assets
31-Dec-2018 GBP 1,604,000 104,977,000 81,120,000 25,180,000 20,000 119,646,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 85,931,000 60,400,000 29,436,000 -20,000 -90,502,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 575,000 81,057,000 31,069,000 20,000 85,796,000
31-Dec-2015 GBP 564,000 80,098,000 35,603,000 20,000 -5,992,000 107,893,000
28-Mar-2015 GBP 8,016,000 96,560,000 26,383,000 20,000 6,112,000 124,194,000
29-Mar-2014 GBP 7,542,000 96,145,000 36,044,000 20,000 12,851,000 70,404,000
30-Mar-2013 GBP 10,302,000 93,696,000 44,874,000 20,000 7,651,000 64,169,000
31-Mar-2012 GBP 7,038,000 88,662,000 48,636,000 20,000 9,161,000 65,230,000
26-Mar-2011 GBP 83,788,000 50,497,000 20,000 8,320,000 63,702,000

VALUATION EVENTS (BETA)

Year end Currency % Equity Sum raised Pre-Money Valuation* Post-Money Valuation* Enterprise Value**
31-Dec-2018 GBP 200.00% 40,000 -20,000 20,000 26,506,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 200.00% -40,000 20,000 -20,000 14,430,500
* Average valuation during the period
** Estimated based on average Cash and Debt levels during period

DISPUTES

No disputes filed on www.disputesregister.org

COMPANY SECRETARY


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All apointments
(active/resigned)
Active Sally Jane WATTS 31 Aug 2023 23 Jun 2024 1 - 0
Resigned Geraint Rhys HARRIES 17 Oct 2017 29 Aug 2023 0 - 1
Resigned Kevin James UTTING 28 Nov 2013 17 Oct 2017 0 - 1
Resigned Russell Andrew John MEARS 11 Jan 2005 28 Nov 2013 Company Director British 2 - 40
Resigned Robert John GOUNDRY 27 Apr 2000 11 Jan 2005 Railway Manager British 0 - 18
Resigned Douglas Marshall DOWNIE 25 May 1996 27 Apr 2000 Accountant British 0 - 16
Resigned Peter Graham HEWETT 20 Oct 1995 25 May 1996 British 0 - 141

DIRECTORS


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All appointments
(active/resigned)
Dissolved companies
(rate)
Active David James PENNEY 01 May 2024 Md Of Rail Services British 6 - 20 (0.0%)
Active Timothy Colin SHOVELLER 03 Oct 2023 Railway Ceo British 15 - 00 (0.0%)
Resigned Blake JONES 27 Sep 2022 05 Nov 2023 None American 0 - 50 (0.0%)
Active William Thomas WRIGHT 27 Sep 2022 Cfo Australian 18 - 66 (25.0%)
Resigned Edward ASTON 13 Apr 2021 02 Sep 2022 Ceo British 0 - 226 (27.3%)
Resigned Shaun ALLEN 13 Apr 2021 29 Sep 2023 None British 1 - 157 (43.8%)
Active Christopher Ray LAWRENSON 13 Apr 2021 None British 7 - 20 (0.0%)
Resigned Gary Richards LONG 01 Aug 2017 13 Apr 2021 Director American 0 - 226 (27.3%)
Resigned Charles NOBLE 03 Jan 2017 27 Jan 2020 Director British 7 - 355 (11.9%)
Resigned Darren Peter LEIGH 28 Feb 2014 09 Dec 2016 Director British 0 - 100 (0.0%)
Resigned Kevin James UTTING 23 Aug 2011 17 Oct 2017 Director British 0 - 101 (10.0%)
Resigned Dominic Paul MCKENNA 12 Jul 2011 11 Apr 2016 Director British 3 - 132 (12.5%)
Resigned Timothy Michael SHAKERLEY 12 Jul 2011 10 Dec 2021 Director British 2 - 101 (8.3%)
Resigned Paul Kevin SMART 01 Apr 2007 26 Feb 2018 Director British 0 - 156 (40.0%)
Resigned Russell Andrew John MEARS 11 Jan 2005 31 Jul 2017 Company Director British 2 - 4014 (33.3%)
Resigned Adam Lewis CUNLIFFE 01 Apr 2003 30 Jun 2019 Managing Director British 4 - 187 (31.8%)
Resigned Norman Neill BROADHURST 05 Feb 2001 23 Jul 2008 Company Director British 0 - 4715 (31.9%)
Resigned Neil MCLEAN 27 Apr 2000 03 Dec 2002 General Manager British 0 - 41 (25.0%)
Resigned Robert John GOUNDRY 27 Apr 2000 11 Jan 2005 Railway Manager British 0 - 188 (44.4%)
Resigned Ed FITZSIMONS 27 Apr 2000 31 Dec 2009 Director British 0 - 167 (43.8%)
Resigned Peter George MAYBURY 27 Apr 2000 19 May 2015 Director British 0 - 196 (31.6%)
Resigned Oliver John Harold HUNTSMAN 30 Sep 1999 11 Jan 2005 Manager British 2 - 248 (30.8%)
Resigned Kerry, Sir ST JOHNSTON 09 Dec 1996 05 Feb 2001 Investment Banker British 0 - 184 (22.2%)
Resigned Peter Eric ROWLEDGE 08 Aug 1996 15 Sep 1999 Company Director British 0 - 3015 (50.0%)
Resigned John Francis WILLIAMS 25 May 1996 05 Mar 2001 Company Director British 0 - 51 (20.0%)
Resigned Douglas Marshall DOWNIE 25 May 1996 11 Jan 2005 Accountant British 0 - 1610 (62.5%)
Resigned Alan GALLEY 25 May 1996 01 Oct 2004 Director/Manager British 0 - 73 (42.9%)
Resigned John Charles Hugh MELLOR 25 May 1996 11 Jan 2005 Management Consultant British 0 - 85 (62.5%)
Resigned William James SHIPLEE 25 May 1996 05 Mar 2001 General Manager British 0 - 52 (40.0%)
Resigned David RUTHERFORD 25 May 1996 17 Apr 2000 Company Director British 1 - 42 (40.0%)
Resigned Terence Anthony JENNER 23 Feb 1996 24 Feb 1996 Senior Exec Br Board British 0 - 4220 (47.6%)
Resigned Jeremy James JERRAM 20 Oct 1995 25 May 1996 Director British 0 - 193 (15.8%)
Resigned James Douglas MACKAY 20 Oct 1995 25 May 1996 Manager British 0 - 20 (0.0%)
Resigned David Glyndwr, Dr WILLIAMS 20 Oct 1995 25 May 1996 Senior Executive Br Board British 0 - 95 (55.6%)
Number of active directors: 4
Average tenure of active directors: 1.5 years
Average tenure of resigned directors: 5.6 years
Average active director Dissolution Rate: 6.3%

DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS IN OTHER COMPANIES

Name
 
ROADWAYS CONTAINER LOGISTICS LIMITED (00046913) - Active
PENTALVER CANNOCK LIMITED (01189068) - Active
GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY PLC (01257394) - Active
PENTALVER TRANSPORT LIMITED (02453541) - Active
MANAGEMENT CONSORTIUM BID LIMITED (02957951) - Active
M40 TRAINS LIMITED (03005018) - Active
ARRIVA TRAINS HOLDINGS LIMITED (03076782) - Active
FREIGHTLINER LIMITED (03118392) - Active
FREIGHTLINERS LIMITED (03281655) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
FREIGHTLINER HEAVY HAUL LIMITED (03831229) - Active
AUTOLINER LIMITED (03891898) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
LOGICO TRANSPORT LIMITED (04993075) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
LOGICO FREIGHT LIMITED (04993080) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
FREIGHTLINER GROUP LIMITED (05313119) - Active
FREIGHTLINER ACQUISITIONS LIMITED (05313136) - Active
FREIGHTLINER MAINTENANCE LIMITED (05713164) - Active
FREIGHTLINER RAILPORTS LIMITED (05928006) - Active
RAILINVEST HOLDING COMPANY LIMITED (06522978) - Active
RAILINVEST ACQUISITIONS LIMITED (06522985) - Active
FREIGHTLINER MIDDLE EAST LIMITED (07982095) - Active
UK BULK HANDLING SERVICES LIMITED (08568433) - Active
GWI UK HOLDING LIMITED (09449260) - Active
GWI UK ACQUISITION COMPANY LIMITED (09449366) - Active
GENESEE & WYOMING OMAN LIMITED (09767255) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
GENESEE & WYOMING UK EUROPE LIMITED (13667597) - Active
G&W UK-CANADA HOLDINGS LIMITED (15240691) - Active
GWI WESTERN EUROPE LIMITED (15522545) - Active
FREIGHTLINER SCOTLAND LIMITED (SC181990) - Active - Proposal to Strike off

SHAREHOLDERS (BETA)

Shareholder name Share class Shares at confirmation date
2015-10-202014-10-202013-10-202012-10-202011-10-20
MANAGEMENT CONSORTIUM BID LTDORDINARY20,000
100%
20,000
100%
20,000
100%
20,000
100%
20,000
100%

SHAREHOLDINGS (BETA)

Company name Share class Shares at confimation date
2015-09-072014-09-072013-09-072012-09-072011-09-07
FREIGHTLINER LIMITEDORDINARY100
100%
100
100%
100
100%
100
100%
100
100%

CONTROLLED COMPANIES / CONTROLLING ENTITIES



Controlling entities above

FREIGHTLINER LIMITED

Controlled companies below

LATE PAYMENTS REPORT


Start date End date Average days to pay % invoices paid over 60 days % invoices not paid within agreed terms Gov.uk report
2019-01-01 2019-06-30 48 11% 33% 21015
2018-07-01 2018-12-31 25 6% 22% 12313
2018-01-01 2018-06-30 25 20% 34% 4135


COURT CASES


Date Title Reference Subject
2019-06-20 Mr P Bookham and others v Freightliner Ltd [2019] UKET 2400006/2017 Unlawful Deduction from Wages
2019-05-17 Mr G Keeble and Others v Freightliner Ltd [2019] UKET 2402994/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages
2018-09-25 Mr P Henney and others v Freightliner Ltd [2018] UKET 2402982/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages
2018-02-05 Mr RA Clarke v Freightliner Ltd [2018] UKET 1303109/2016 Breach of Contract
2017-11-10 Mr M Greene v Freightliner Ltd [2017] UKET 2402972/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages : Working Time Regulations
2017-11-02 Mr M Campbell v Freightliner Ltd [2017] UKET 2402947/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages : Working Time Regulations
2017-07-31 Mr S Bradshaw and others v Freightliner Ltd [2017] UKET 2402941/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages : Working Time Regulations
2017-07-03 Mr K Alonso and others v Freightliner Ltd [2017] UKET 2402933/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages : Working Time Regulations
2017-05-12 Mr S Abercrombie v Freightliner Ltd: [2017] UKET 1300712/2017 Unlawful Deduction from Wages
2017-05-12 Mr K Alonso v Freightliner Ltd: [2017] UKET 2402936/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages
2017-04-20 Mr D Dolan v Freightliner Ltd [2017] UKET 2402958/2016 Unlawful Deduction from Wages
2017-03-01 Mr B Caslin v Freightliner Ltd [2017] UKET 1300466/2017 Disability Discrimination
2007-09-12 Man Nutzfahrzeuge Ag & Anor v Freightliner Ltd [2007] EWCA Civ 910
2007-09-12 Man Nutzfahrzeuge AG & Anor v Freightliner Ltd & Anor [2007] EWCA Civ 910
2005-10-28 Man Nutzfahrzeuge Ag & Ors v Freightliner Ltd. [2005] EWHC 2347 (Comm)
2005-10-28 Man Nutzfahrzeuge Ag & Ors v Freightliner Ltd. [2005] EWHC 2347 (Comm)
2003-10-07 Man Nutzfahrzeuge Aktiengesellschaft & Ors v Freightliner Ltd & Ors [2003] EWHC 2245 (Comm)
2003-10-07 Man Nutzfahrzeuge Aktiengesellschaft & Ors v Freightliner Ltd & Ors [2003] EWHC 2245 (Comm)
2003-01-15 Freightliner Ltd v Derby [2003] UKEAT 0588_02_1501
2001-07-16 v ris v. Freightliner Ltd [2001] UKEAT 0309_00_1607

PATENTS


Title Date filed Status Publication number
Rail wagon for transporting vehicles 2002-09-04 Ceased GB2381781
Load carrying vehicle 1999-12-18 Ceased GB2358173

COMPETITORS

(Based on Sic code: 49200 Freight rail transport)

Company Registered Address Company Number YE Date Revenue GBP Net Profit GBP Other SIC codes
DB CARGO (UK) LIMITED LAKESIDE BUSINESS PARK, CAROLINA WAY, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, DN4 5PN 02938988 2017-12-31 312,000,000 12,000,000
FREIGHTLINER LIMITED 6TH FLOOR THE LEWIS BUILDING, 35 BULL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM, B4 6EQ 03118392 2017-12-31 195,091,000 4,706,000 49410-Freight transport by road
GB RAILFREIGHT LIMITED 55 OLD BROAD STREET, LONDON, EC2M 1RX 03707899 2017-12-31 143,843,000 4,364,000
FREIGHTLINER HEAVY HAUL LIMITED 6TH FLOOR THE LEWIS BUILDING, 35 BULL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM, B4 6EQ 03831229 2017-12-31 80,614,000 633,000
WOODLAND GLOBAL LTD ARLINGTON HOUSE WEST STATION BUSINESS PARK, SPITAL ROAD, MALDON, ENGLAND, CM9 6FF 02278005 2017-12-31 61,037,752 412,657 50200-Sea and coastal freight water transport
51210-Freight air transport
52290-Other transportation support activities
VICTA RAILFREIGHT LIMITED COACHMAN'S COTTAGE TURKEY MILL BUSINESS PARK, ASHFORD ROAD, MAIDSTONE, ENGLAND, ME14 5PP 03017321 2018-03-31 6,643,988 0 52290-Other transportation support activities
70229-Management consultancy activities other than financial management
78200-Temporary employment agency activities
ALEVTRANS LTD 44A THE GREEN, WARLINGHAM, SURREY, ENGLAND, CR6 9NA 09940237 2018-01-31 2,526,784 0
LEFKOTRANS LTD 16 NORFOLK PLACE, CHAFFORD HUNDRED, GRAYS, ENGLAND, RM16 6DE 10398213 2018-09-30 41,837 0
AURIS TRANS LTD 4 RICHMOND AVENUE, PETERBOROUGH, ENGLAND, PE4 6DF 10225621 2019-06-30 33,142 0
VIA TRANSPORT LTD 14 MASON CLOSE, COLCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM, CO2 9BH 10781231 2019-05-31 29,601 0
PADRINOTRANS LTD 172 PADSTOW ROAD, SWINDON, UNITED KINGDOM, SN2 2EQ 10707401 2018-04-30 25,484 0
EFE & SU LTD 1 WINDMILL ROAD, LUTON, ENGLAND, LU1 3XL 10965775 2018-09-30 24,372 0
VRATISLAV KOSAR LTD 16 FULHAM ROAD, PETERBOROUGH, PE3 9EJ 08251810 2018-10-31 23,452 0
EDUARD LOGISTIC LTD 149 SHEEPEY ROAD, LONDON, DAGENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM 10315998 2018-08-31 5,413 0
ASTAREX LIMITED 4385, 05403367: COMPANIES HOUSE DEFAULT ADDRESS, CARDIFF, CF14 8LH 05403367 2018-03-31 0 0 49410-Freight transport by road
52290-Other transportation support activities
LEROY & JACOBSON LTD. 11 ROSEMONT ROAD, HAMPSTEAD, LONDON, NW3 6NG 08916864 2018-02-28 0 0 49410-Freight transport by road
DB CARGO (UK) HOLDINGS LIMITED LAKESIDE BUSINESS PARK, CAROLINA WAY, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, DN4 5PN 03116322 0000-00-00 0 0
MANAGEMENT CONSORTIUM BID LIMITED 6TH FLOOR THE LEWIS BUILDING, 35 BULL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM, B4 6EQ 02957951 0000-00-00 0 0

LIQUIDATION RISK (BETA)



This company is Active. Statistically, Active companies have a low probability of being liquidated within a year.
Here are our probability predictions:
Basis Liquidation within 3 months Liquidation within 6 months Liquidation within 12 months Prediction confidence
FREIGHTLINER LIMITED 0.7% 3.6% 7.1% Medium
Other companies Active in the same sector Too few competitors
Age 0.3% 1.3% 2.4% Medium
Company Type 0.7% 3.7% 7.4% Medium
Accounts category 0.4% 1.3% 3.0% Medium
Accounting Month 0.6% 2.4% 5.5% Medium
Sic code count 0.8% 3.8% 7.5% Medium
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