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From Nothing to Everything: An inspiring saga of struggle and success from £2 to a £200 million business by Rami Ranger

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8. A Brand New Venture

I STARTED SEA Air & Land Forwarding in August 1987 with a £40 typewriter, £2 capital and a table given to me by my first customer, a photocopier dealer who had bought himself a new desk. My first premises – if I can call it that – was a storage space rented from Abbey Self Storage in Hayes for £120 a month. We still had the income from our rented shop in Harrow, and Renu was earning money from her job with the civil service. I knew that it would take a while for my business to start earning me a proper income and Renu had agreed to support me for the first six months or however long it took for me to stand on my feet.

I stuck with what I knew and used the connections I had built up over the previous 18 months, concentrating ...

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