On 1ST February 2019. KMB Shipping Group were announced as the Signature Awards Small Business of the Year 2019. The event, held at the ICC, Birmingham and hosted by Nachural Events, saw the best businesses come together to celebrate business talent in the Midlands.

Commended for their outstanding growth and strategic planning, KMB Shipping were shortlisted out of numerous entrants and defeated several finalists to win the award.

Paul Hull, Director at KMB Shipping Group said “We are absolutely delighted to be named Small Business of the Year 2019, the third award we have won within the last 12 months. It validates the hard work and dedication of our team, and we couldn’t have achieved this without the support of our loyal customers and staff. Our family values and customer focussed ethos are clearly working.”

Within the last 12 months, the company won the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year 2018 award and Marketing Director Paul Hull was named Sandwell Business Person of the Year 2018, making their latest victory a hat-trick for the business


KMB Shipping Group was established in 1987 in Oldbury, moving to Tipton in 1992. Originally comprising of two companies, Daily Irish Services and KMB Intermodal, with less than 8 employees in total, the two were merged in 2009 to create the KMB Shipping Group. Now with twice as many employees, the company has grown from strength to strength, and expanded their services from freight forwarding to providing total transport solutions, including worldwide shipping, export documentation and packing, and customs insurance.