The Perfect Transport & Logistics Partner for Baked Goods
Fifty-eight years of excellence.
Founded in 1960 with just 15 vehicles, we’ve gradually expanded to our current fleet of 115 tractor units, 160 box trailers and 450,000 sq. ft of flexible warehouse space.
Michael Warren is passionate about providing a comprehensive logistics service. The business runs 24 hours a day, 364 days a year to meet the needs of all of the largest retailers in the UK, as well as handling deliveries to smaller ad hoc or infrequent destinations, all of whom trust us with their speciality bakery products.
At Warrens we ensure that all of our team members have access not just to all relevant on job training, but also have the opportunity to train for further skills and roles. All of our training course are provided by accredited bodies such as Learndirect and Telford College.
We believe that First Aid training is paramount to having an effective team, that is why we make First Aid training and qualifications available to all team members, alongside Health & Safety at work courses all supported by regular refresher courses.
PPT and Forklift training
ITSSAR courses ensure that all of our team members who require PPT or forklift training receive courses by a company with accreditation’s from the Health & Safety commission of Code of Practice for Lift Truck Operator Training, again all supported by regular refresher courses.
At Warrens we ensure that all of our Drivers have a minimum requirement of a Driver certification Professional Competence (CPC) giving our customers compete piece of mind.
Each new driver to join us at Warrens will also undergo our own two day competence training course before hitting the road. This ensures that they understand the exacting standards expected from a driver at Warrens.
“A culture of continuous improvement at Culina and Warren’s gives clients a series of efficiency benefits”
We focus on five areas of improvement:
Quality – overseen by a quality control manager to ensure high levels of customer service
Network – developing opportunities to extend and strengthen through forging strong partnerships
People – offering ongoing training and working hard to promote employee loyalty through ethical work practices
Systems – investing in processes that improve our service and deliver real benefits to our clients
Sector – understanding the food and drink business and working in partnership with our clients to minimise wastage and inefficiencies in the supply chain.
A message from the directors
“Our partners know they can rely on us to get their goods from the bakery to the shop-floor. Because we keep our promises. Because we look after our staff and keep their training up to date. Because we understand that, in this niche, our customer’s problems are our problems. We simply get their consignments to the right place at the right time. No fuss, no failure. And we do it with a smile.”
Our accreditations speak for themselves…