CHELMSLEY Wood-based WorldWide Magazine Distribution has been named as the Midlands Service Provider of the Year at the 2013 Midlands Business Awards.
WWMD, which has around 50 employees, is a joint venture business purchased in 1999 by Smiths News and Menzies Distribution.
The company supplies more than 5,000 niche and specialist retailers in the UK and overseas, supplementing the activities of the news and magazine wholesalers.
MD Barry Allaway received the award from Patrick Stapleton, general manager of sponsor Hilton Metropole Hotel.
He said: “I am delighted that we have been recognised in this way and it is a reflection on the hard work of every member of the WWMD team. We have found a real niche in the market and aim to continue to grow in the years ahead.”
Harj Sandher, MD of UK Special Events, the business behind the awards, said: “WorldWide Magazine Distribution is a highly deserving winner.”
The awards ceremony took place on Friday, February 1, 2013.