This wholesaler principally exports pharmaceuticals and medical consumables. Based in Wimbledon, southwest London, the company was started in 1997 by Hitendra Patel, 52 and his wife Kirti, 50, and will provide online quotations for generic and branded products and then source, pack and deliver anywhere in the world. Turnover increased 47% to £177.7m in 2017 as weak sterling helped exports.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank159
CompanySmartway Pharmaceuticals
ActivityPharmaceutical wholesaler
LocationSouthwest London
Sales £m177.7
Operating profit £m12.3
Main shareholdersKirti Patel (50%), Bhanumati Patel (50%)
Staff57
Founded1997
Websitewww.smartway-pw.co.uk

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