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In 1973 Paul Magnus started a shipping agency business in Felixstowe. Warehousing followed five years later, Transport in 1979, Distribution in 1981, and finally Towage in 1987. The Magnus Group is diverse in activity with the common thread of international and national cargo movement binding it together into a vibrant and highly experienced unit.

Still privately owned, it has a blend of loyal and long-standing customers and is continually gaining new customers all of whom value highly the mix of a caring personal service coupled with top quality professional expertise. The Magnus Group has never been afraid of investment and innovation, a fact illustrated by the high standard of equipment and technology utilised throughout the Group's activities. In 2003 Magnus Group moved into their new HQ at Great Blakenham near Ipswich. The Directors and management of the Group are committed to continuing development and growth whilst maintaining the excellence of service that is its lifeblood. Today Magnus Group employs approximately 140 staff.