The Delivery Group beat off stiff competition to be shortlisted for Amazon’s top growing businesses in the UK.
The awards recognise enterprise and success in the SME sector and saw a record number of nominations this year.
The Delivery Group made it to the shortlist for “Growing Business of the Year,” with the final eight companies judged and the results revealed during a ceremony at London’s Brewery last night.
Doug Gurr, UK country manager at Amazon, commented, “We would like to offer our congratulations to all the winners and businesses highly commended last night.
“Small businesses are the backbone of Britain, and so it’s immensely inspiring to hear such a number of success stories, showing that creative ideas and relentless drive is found around the country.
The Delivery Group was pipped to the post in the final judging process, but received recognition for its incredible growth in the last year. The Group, also ranked in the UK’s top 250 mid-market firms for sales and growth, comprises of three businesses, Secured Mail, CMS and P2P. The firms operate under The Delivery Group and run a national delivery network, handling the distribution of over 500 million items of mail per year with a turnover of over £200m.
Services offered include international and domestic ecommerce and mail deliveries, direct marketing mail distribution, managed mail solutions and financial research and IPO document logistics.
Paul Carvell, Chairman of The Delivery Group commented: “We’ve seen incredible growth in the last year, particularly on our ecommerce side and managed mail services added to that, in the last 12 months we have been expanding and recently brought P2P into the fold. P2P has given the Group an even greater international perspective and expertise with a range of services, including the pioneering and innovative worldwide tracked delivery solution designed specifically for the ecommerce sector, TRAKPAK.
“We were pleased to be shortlisted for the Amazon Growing Business Awards which is real recognition of the incredible year it has been, and we have even greater ambitions for 2017.”