Change at the top for AV Dawson

AV Dawson, owner and operator of Port of Middlesbrough has restructured its board of directors for furture growth and long-term succession. Former managing director Gary Dawson becomes chairman of the AV Dawson Group of companies. John Young, the former financial director becomes deputy chairman. They will concentrate on the overall direction of the wider business, giving guidance to directors and senior leaders on strategic projects including the group’s environment and energy strategy. Meanwhile, ... [+]

AV Dawson celebrates Britain’s first High Speed 1

AV Dawson, owner and operator of Port of Middlesbrough has unveiled a 200-metre square mural to celebrate the birthplace of the town and its rich rail heritage. ‘Hidden Hero’ features local boy Timothy Hackworth, who not only designed the original coal export staiths at Port Darlington - now known as Port ... [+]

AV Dawson sets up Transport arm

AV Dawson, owner and operator of the Port of Middlesbrough, has created a new AV Dawson Transport company, which will incorporate all its road haulage services as part of a wider company restructure. AV Dawson Transport is the third company to join the group structure and will begin trading from ... [+]

AV Dawson buys Cobra Middlesbrough

AV Dawson, owner and operator of Port of Middlesbrough has acquired the Cobra Middlesbrough dry bulk business. It will increase the directly adjacent Port of Middlesbrough’s footprint by eight acres and has a rail connection. In 2015, AV Dawson struck a deal with Network Rail to take full control of the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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