Staff at Marston’s breweries can manage their supply chains and logistics more effectively thanks to SAP software installed on their hand-held devices by this business and technology consultancy. The company was founded in 2004 by four IT consultants, including managing director Stephen Lee. Based in Newcastle and London, it works with more than 20 large clients, including T-Mobile. Referrals, client retention and larger contracts have boosted sales 82% a year from an annualised £865,000 in 2005 to £5.2m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank33
CompanySmiths Consulting
ActivityIT consultancy
LocationNewcastle
Average 3 year sales growth81.67%
Latest sales £000s5,186
Staff27
Founded2004
Websitewww.smithsconsulting.co.uk

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