John Good & Sons - Bridgehead Business Park - Orchid Road - Hessle - HU13 0DH

John Good is the oldest shipping and travel management company in Hull, and one of the oldest in the country.  It was founded in 1833 by the great, great grandfather of our principal shareholder when he returned to England after a career at sea to set up a ship chandlers, agency and brokerage office in Salthouse Lane. 

The business has traded through world wars and economic crises, weathering the storms of bombings and tough market conditions.   Over many decades, it has adapted rapidly to new technologies including palletisation, containerisation and roll on, roll off ferries. 

John Good is now one of the country’s fastest growing privately owned companies and provides freight forwarding, ship agency, travel management, warehousing, distribution and airfreight services. 

During your visit to the company’s state of the art, award winning head office, you will learn more about its history, its values and its corporate social responsibility programme and see how it is using modern technology to equip its staff to service the needs of its many customers.