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AV Dawson unveils state-of-the-art office plan

AV Dawson has revealed details of the new head office it will build at its Port of Middlesbrough site. With an estimated completion date of summer 2021, the new 24,000sq ft office development forms part of a £10 million, three-year masterplan recently announced for its recently rebranded Port of Middlesbrough facility. The new office will be built in the exact location of the original Port of Middlesbrough. During the excavation the ... [+]

Port of Middlesbrough is reborn

Teesside logisitics business AV Dawson has named its port facility Port of Middlesbrough – reviving a name from over 100 years ago AV Dawson has amalgamated several parts of its Middlesbrough-based port and logistics operations to form one, integrated facility. The new name honours a port that was on  the same stretch ... [+]

Nettle takes command of AV Dawson growth plans

Middlesbrough port and logistics specialist AV Dawson has promoted Charlie Nettle from head of commercial and marketing to a new directorial position on the board to help drive forward the business’ growth strategy. Making use of his strong links in the commercial and marketing sectors, he is now responsible for ... [+]

AV Dawson to pioneer new education scheme

Middlesbrough College has chosen local logistics company AV Dawson as a partner to deliver the first trials of the new industry-backed T-level qualifications for the region. Engineering student Joshua Richards has joined the engineering team as part of the trials of the new initiative. T levels, a new programme coming in ... [+]

AV Dawson extends steel contract

Teesside shipping and logistics company AV Dawson has secured a three year extension to support British Steel operations at its Special Profiles facility in Skinningrove and at its Teesside Beam Mill in Lackenby. The Middlesbrough based business has operated on-site logistics on the sites for over five years. The new ... [+]

AV Dawson comes to the rescue of world’s oldest lifeboat

The world’s oldest surviving lifeboat has made its first journey for 55 years, temporarily leaving her Redcar home for conservation work with the help of Middlesbrough logistics firm AV Dawson. The historic Zetland Lifeboat was loaded at the Zetland Lifeboat Museum in Redcar onto a low loader provided by Richmond haulage ... [+]

AV Dawson to expand steel terminal

Middlesbrough logistics firm AV Dawson says it is planning to move to the next phase of the development of its automotive steel terminal. The business’ current automotive steel distribution centre, which is based around a 102,000 square foot state-of-the-art warehouse, serves as a Northern hub for customers such as Tata ... [+]

Leading light in AV Dawson passes away

AV Dawson owner and partner, Maurice Dawson has died, aged 75. He led the Middlesbrough-based logistics firm, founded in 1938 by his parents, through a significant phase in its growth. The former diesel fitter apprentice spent years as a long-distance lorry driver before becoming joint managing director at AV Dawson alongside ... [+]

New scheme puts Teesside youth in the fast lane

Teesside’s High Tide Foundation officially launched a new Automotive Cadetship on 7 September, giving young people an insight into the career opportunities in the supply chain. High Tide, founded in 2012 by local businesses PD Ports and Casper Shipping, provide support for youngsters require in their search for a career path. The ... [+]

Pedalling against Alzheimer’s

An AV Dawson team led managing director Gary Dawson AV Dawson are nursing sore limbs after completing a coast-to-coast bike ride to raise £4,500 in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease. The 15-strong group from the Teesside logistics firm also wore the Save Our Steel campaign logo on their arms throughout the ... [+]

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