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Web entrepreneur shows he knows how to deliver

- 18th September 2010

A graduate who set up his own internet firm has been crowned one of the country's top young businessmen.

Robert Matthams struggled to find a job when he graduated from Manchester University at the height of the credit crunch. 

Robert, 25, came up with the idea for a website which matches up people looking to transport goods with delivery firms travelling similar routes.

The business, called Shiply, has proved a huge success with £30m of work arranged through the site.

And Robert has now been named Shell Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

He said: "I'm glad I took the risk."