Quick work lands driving job at AV Dawson

Middlesbrough logistics firm AV Dawson’s Michael Taylor has become the first to successfully qualify as a Class 1 HGV driver under a new apprenticeship programme. He astounded his employer by completing the course in just under three months and his quick progress means he will now be employed by the business as a fully qualified Class 1 driver.  The scheme, developed by AV Dawson was set up in response to the national ... [+]

Logistics firm greets Teesside travellers

Passengers arriving at Teesside International Airport are now being greeted by a 7-metre banner advertising local logistics firm AV Dawson, which recently rebranded its local base to Port of Middlesbrough. AV Dawson Joins a growing number of businesses investing in the regional airport, itself the subject of a recent rebranding exercise ... [+]

AV Dawsons safety efforts recognised

AV Dawson’s Port of Middlesbrough says it has become the first port to achieve Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)Earned Recognition status. Operators must demonstrate that they have robust systems and processes that promote effective and proactive transport management and the scheme allows DVSA to remotely monitor operators’ compliance systems. [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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