Elevate Your Supply Chain Performance with Award Winning Logistics in Staffordshire and Beyond

With dedicated on-demand support, instant tracking capabilities and industry-leading success rates, our team of distribution and warehousing specialists are primed to help your business thrive without limits.

Welcome to Browns Distribution

Tech and customer-driven logistics solutions for regional, national and European-bound freight.

Serving all major industries, our award-winning team has been providing customers with dependable, cost-effective transport and storage of palletised goods for over seven decades.

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We are communicators.

We’re open and transparent, at every mile of the customer journey.

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We are passionate.

We have a relentless drive to deliver exceptional experiences for our customers.

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We are honest.

We thrive in an environment built on trust and doing the right thing.

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We are innovators.

We're a team that thinks ahead, evolving logistics for modern needs.

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We are ambitious.

We strive for greatness in all that we do, and we’ve got big plans for the future.

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We care for our planet.

We play our part in safeguarding our planet and local community.

Discover a winning combination of experience and expertise with a team you can depend on.

Our people are industry experts with decades of practical experience and access to leading support tools, ensuring a service that aligns perfectly with your and your customers' expectations. 

Super-fast Resolutions

Record response and resolution times.

Account Managers

Online, email and telephone support from 6am-10pm.

On-the-go Tracking

SMS updates, photo PODs and app tracking.

Performance Reporting

Monthly KPI reporting and regular SLA monitoring.

Track your consignments with unrivalled precision

Staying confidently informed, not just aware. 

Stay in the loop with real-time SMS alerts and photo POD tracking options. And for a seamless, on-the-go experience? Dive into our mobile app — offering you detailed tracking, every step of the way.

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Latest news and updates

Stay in the loop with all the goings on at Browns HQ.

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What does our BRCGS accreditation mean?

We've just made one of the most exciting announcements in our history... We're AA accredited to the BRCGS Storage and Distribution standard! BRCGS is a leading global brand and consumer protection organisation, used by over 29,000 certificated suppliers in over 130 countries. It sets standards for food safety, packaging, storage, and distribution, ensuring that products meet quality, safety, and operational criteria. But what does this mean for you? We've outlined all the benefits of our new accreditation, and why we're so excited about it! If you’re an existing customer… Even greater trust and confidence in our service We’re always shouting about our commitment to quality, safety and compliance. And quite simply, BRCGS accreditation holds us to our claims. Accreditation involves a rigorous audit process, including a full and detailed look into our policies and operating procedures, so you can have complete trust and confidence in our services. Improved supply chain efficiency Our compliance to BRCGS standard helps to improve our overall supply chain efficiency. This means enhanced safety practices, better resource management, and robust quality assurance processes to help us keep service levels high, and your customers happy. A culture of continuous improvement The BRCGS standard promotes a culture of continuous improvement, perfectly aligning with our own ethos: Passion, People, Planet. This synergy ensures that our processes are constantly evolving and enhancing, ultimately benefiting you with innovative and forward-thinking practices. A future-proofed Browns BRCGS accreditation not only helps in identifying and mitigating risks but also ensures smooth and uninterrupted supply chain operations. The standard helps our resilience against potential disruptions and works to strengthen our commitment to delivering reliable and efficient services. If you’re a prospective customer… Streamlined supplier process With BRCGS certification being a globally recognised and trusted standard, we meet the highest benchmarks for quality and safety. Often a prerequisite for procurement tenders, our certification allows you to bypass some of your rigorous vetting processes, saving valuable time and effort when onboarding us as a supplier. Comprehensive coverage BRCGS certification covers a huge range of aspects, from quality control to hygiene practices, which ensures that all your needs, and the needs of your customers, are comprehensively met. Reduced risk of supply chain disruption Our BRCGS accreditation helps to ensure a stable supply chain, minimising risks associated with product contamination or logistics failures. Reputation for excellence BRCGS certification not only helps us attract new customers and enter new markets, but also reassures your own customers that their goods are being handled by a reliable and trusted provider on your behalf. And there you have it! Want to discuss our BRCGS accreditation and complete warehousing and distribution services a bit further? Click here to arrange an introduction with the team.

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Distribution House gets highest seal of approval from BRCGS...

We are thrilled to share that Distribution House has been graded ‘AA’ for the BRGCS Storage and Distribution standard , the highest possible announced audit status. BRCGS, a leading global brand and consumer protection organisation, sets benchmarks for best practices in food safety, packaging, storage, and distribution, recognising quality, safety, compliance, and a culture of continuous improvement. Distribution House, Browns’ 87,000 sq ft facility in Stoke-on-Trent, opened in 2023 and offers over 13,000 spaces of ambient pallet storage. After eagerly holding onto this news for the past few weeks, I’m thrilled to finally celebrate and share this outstanding achievement with the team and our customers. From our warehousing team to our drivers on the roads, everyone has played a crucial role in this rigorous process, and it’s a clear demonstration of our ambition, and dedication to providing the best service levels in Staffordshire and beyond. David Brown Jnr, Managing Director A special thank you goes to Warehouse Manager, Luke Cobden, Project Lead Phil Ellis, and our warehousing team for their dedication and tireless efforts in getting our processes and procedures in place for the audit. More: What does BRCGS mean for me?

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We're UKWA Awards for Excellence Finalists!

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the Logistics Service Provider of the Year Award, at the 2024 UK Warehousing Association Awards for Excellence. First held in 1999, and organised by the UKWA - Britain’s leading trade organisation for the logistics sector - the awards celebrate excellence in the warehousing sector and highlight the achievements of the top-performing individuals and organisations across our industry. Shortlisted for the same award in 2023, but just missing out, we'll be hoping to return from London this year with the trophy in-hand. The Logistics Service Provider Award specifically recognises professionalism, great leadership and a demonstration of continual best practice, alongside a full commitment to meet and exceed the UKWA’s key principles of working safely, ethically, and profitably. Managing Director, David Brown Jnr commented: We're thrilled to be in the running for Logistics Service Provider of the Year for the second year in a row. To be recognised among the very best in our industry is a testament to our team's dedication to exceptional service, and our ability to constantly evolve to keep ahead of our competitors, and position us as a preferred supply chain partner for the outstanding customers we serve. Winners will be announced at the UKWA Annual Lunch & Awards, at the Royal Lancaster London, on Wednesday 10 July 2024. #TeamBrowns

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We appreciate the professional and proactive nature of the Browns team, who enthusiastically aim to improve and develop their service. Service levels are excellent, and have given us a step up in terms of quality, supported by an in-depth understanding of our requirements and excellent communications at all times.

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