Portakabin Joins Elite 15% Of Businesses In The UK With Top Rating For Financial Stability

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer, has achieved the highest possible rating from Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leading source of business information.  This coveted award puts Portakabin in the top 15 per cent of all companies in the UK and Ireland for financial stability.

Dun & Bradstreet provides an independent assessment of all companies, and is an internationally-recognised indicator of the risk of failure and credit worthiness. It is a dynamic scoring system that is continuously updated and reflects the most current situation to produce one of the most comprehensive reports on a company's creditworthiness that exists anywhere in the world.

The coveted ‘rating 1’ status, which Portakabin has achieved for another year, indicates that the business is low risk and maintains its high creditworthiness.

Commenting on the award, Roger Hodson, Managing Director of Dun & Bradstreet in the UK and Ireland, said, “To achieve ‘rating 1’ status in one of the worst global economic climates in recent memory, is a fantastic accomplishment, and we wholeheartedly congratulate Portakabin on its success.  It is recognition that Portakabin has consistently performed at this highest level for another year.”

Derek Carter, Chief Executive of the Portakabin Group, said, “We are absolutely delighted to receive another independently verified endorsement of our business.  The award of the highest Dun & Bradstreet rating demonstrates the continued financial strength of our business, giving customers and suppliers even greater confidence, peace of mind and continuity of supply when working with Portakabin – and at a time when many companies are struggling to maintain stability and performance.”

“The fact that Portakabin is now among the elite 15 per cent of all companies in the UK and Ireland is a huge credit to our staff, customers and suppliers.”                                                                                                                         

Portakabin has the reassurance of other independent accreditations which include Government Procurement Service framework; ISO 9001 for quality assurance, ISO 14001 for environmental performance, as well asZurich, BBA, LABC, and CE approvals for its modular buildings.

In addition to its financial stability and the quality of its products, Portakabin also offers unrivalled commitments to customer service.  Over the past 10 years, it has delivered an unprecedented 99.7 per cent of buildings on time and on budget.