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Deben Transport - independent with a bright new future

Despite the doom and gloom of the current economic climate Deben Transport based in Felixstowe, seems to be going from strength to strength.Having recently bought back its own shares from the CEL Group, Deben Transport has announced its independence and its plans for a profitable and bright future.'After four years of support from CEL, we now feel that the company is strong enough to become independent and well placed to build on the strong financial and operational position we now find ourselves in,' says Mr Ivan Chittock (formerly of the CEL Group) who joins Deben Transport as Financial Director. Paul Dawson Managing Director of Deben Transport is also optimistic about the company's prospects, 'The Directors of Deben Transport are looking forward to the future and with the continued support of our customers, suppliers and our employees we are confident of securing the success of the company. By working together we can be sure of providing the continued quality of service that we are renowned for.'Deben Transport was advised by accountants and business advisers PKF (UK) LLP which has offices in Ipswich, Norwich and Great Yarmouth, and in respect of legal matters by Birketts LLP. Both firms have provided services to Deben Transport for a number of years and are delighted to have played a part in it success. 'We look forward to assisting Deben Transport with future transactions and supporting Paul and his team in achieving their long-term goals.' says Keith Ferguson, Partner at PKF in Ipswich.

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