An award-winning business driven by a reputation for quality

CM Downton offers scalability, agility and a commitment to customer care. As a family-run business, CM Downton is dedicated to providing a personalised service with customer-centric values. Since 1955, the company has gone from strength to strength and now provides UK-leading services in distribution, warehousing, fourth party logistics and fleet engineering.

Accountable for a vast portfolio of global brands that span across multiple sectors, the business is responsible for the road freight transport of many blue-chip companies. CM Downton’s focus on values and an efficient and effective service has resulted in an award-winning logistics company that provides consistency and growth to many international companies.

Operating from 18 sites across the UK, the company is strategically located to provide the most sustainable haulage routes for its customers. State-of-the-art, fully compliant warehousing facilities are capable of preserving product quality in the beverage, print and publishing, paper and packaging, manufacturing, FMCG and retail sectors. Extensive warehousing facilities provide chilled and ambient environments for particular sectors.

  1. 1,300 employees
  2. 650 vehicles
  3. 18 sites

Technical capabilities, providing consistency

Current customers benefit from a nationwide fleet workshop network including a VOSA authorised testing facility. These trained technical teams are able to closely monitor fleet efficiency and ensure the safe, consistent and speedy delivery of products. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, this technical team use market-leading technology to ensure that all vehicles meet and exceed safety and environmental standards.