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CMS identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’

September 19, 2016 5:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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  • The Delivery Group’s CMS recognised in London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe report
  • The Report identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the EU
  • CMS is a leading provider of Domestic and International mail distribution through its unique managed mail service. It is also the leading provider of IPO and financial research delivery, and offers a full range of international courier services. CMS is truly a one stop shop.
CMS has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe. The report is a celebration of the EU’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses. To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com. About CMS CMS is a leading provider of managed mail services including managed mail rooms, IPO and financial research delivery and a full range of international courier services. It is part of The Delivery Group, which was formed in March last year to combine the operations of Secured Mail and the CMS Network (London) Ltd. The combined group has more than 300 staff and operates from three major locations in Central London, Luton and Warrington. Steve Stokes, CEO of the CMS Network and joint director at the Delivery Group added: “With the combined forces of CMS and Secured Mail as the Delivery Group, and significant new investments in staff and automation, we are expecting 2016 to be the greatest year yet for both CMS and the Delivery Group.  Being recognised as one of the London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe is a real acknowledgement of the hard work of the whole team, and the commitment as a business to continued investment in improvement-focused, innovation-driven, customer-centric technology.” Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said: “This research shows high-growth SMEs are the driving force behind the European economy. While the public sector and big blue chip companies have not been creating jobs for many years now, these companies are growing and employing at an incredible rate. And because by definition these companies are innovators, these jobs tend to be higher skilled and higher paid, helping to give young Europeans the brighter economic future they deserve. “So it is critical that we give these firms access to suitable growth finance that will enable them to invest, grow and become the big job providers of tomorrow.”   Commissioner Lord Hill said: “The companies you will find in the ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Europe’ report are all remarkable examples of European hard work and entrepreneurship.  They come from all 28 EU Countries and from a wide range of business sectors.  This report gives these companies the recognition they deserve.  But more than that,  I hope that by providing investors with a selection of companies with great potential ‘1,000 companies to Inspire Europe’ will make it easier for them to find opportunities and channel investment to SMEs that want to grow and compete in bigger markets, helping to make Capital Markets Union a reality.” LSEG’s “1000 Companies to Inspire Europe” report has received international political support with contributions from, Markus Ferber MEP, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen MEP, Othmar Karas MEP, Alain Lamassoure MEP, Paul Tang MEP and Kay Swinburne MEP. A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com The report is supported by AFME. Simon Lewis, CEO, AFME said: “We are delighted to support this important and timely initiative by the London Stock Exchange Group, which highlights Europe’s SME success stories. SMEs are at the heart of the European economy and supporting them to grow and innovate is vital to Europe’s long-term economic future. Part of this involves facilitating access to diverse sources of funding, as well as helping SMEs to think creatively about their financing options. AFME’s pan-European guide on raising finance, published in six European languages, sets out all of the funding options available to Europe’s SMEs, which we hope will prove useful to the high growth companies of the future.”  Further support and contributions from leading business bodies in the EU including Business Europe, European Issuers, EUROCHAMBRES, EUAPME and CEPS/ECMI. A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com


New sortation system for CMS Network

June 8, 2016 5:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Delivery Group has announced that it has invested £800,000 in a new sortation system for its managed mail business CMS Network. The Bowe Systec technology will help up ramp up CMS Network’s processing speed on a range of materials, from postcards and letters to magazines and poly-wrapped items. The new system will be able to handle custom delivery routes and provide full management information tracking. The software reads both typed and handwritten addresses and has the ability to print on demand either direct to mail or via a label. The system also offers a return mail function for efficient and accurate handling of undelivered or returned mail. Steve Stokes, the CEO of CMS Network, commented: “This investment has been part of a collaborative approach with Bowe Systec, whose UK postal market expertise is first class. Our decision to work with them was based on long standing partnership with our sister company Secured Mail.”


CMS gets the stamp of approval for data security

February 18, 2016 1:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

CMS Network London (CMS), part of The Delivery Group, has achieved ISO 27001 Information Security Management standard accreditation as part of the company’s commitment to IT and data security. The internationally recognised ISO 27001 sets out how an organisation should approach its information security management. Steve Stokes, CEO at CMS, welcomed the accreditation. He said: “We take IT and data security very seriously at CMS and achieving the ISO 27001 award is testament to that dedication. It is vital for our clients to have peace of mind that their sensitive data is in the safest possible hands.”