About Us

Port Express is proud to be a privately owned British company and one of the UK’s leading providers of container transport services


Port Express Ltd is a professional and environmentally conscious organisation, which acknowledges the impact that our operations may have on the environment.

Click here to see our Environmental Policy statement and Health and safety statement.

About Us

Established in 2004, Port Express provides a comprehensive range of container transport services to the supply chain industry.

Specialising in UK container haulage, Port Express works in partnership with its clients to provide innovative cost-effective supply chain solutions.

Due to our ongoing investment and development in new equipment and technology, Port Express operates from strategic locations throughout the UK ensuring the level of service we deliver remains among the very best in the industry.

Port Express operates to the highest standards and is committed to the health of safety of its employees, customers and visitors.


Port Express have announced their sponsorship of Felixstowe and Walton United U13 girls football team – the current Suffolk girls and women’s league champions.

The ‘Seasiders’ plan to continue their winning ways, kicking off the 2018/2019 campaign in a brand-new kit. The new kit will be unveiled next month, ahead of the girls start to the coming season.

Meet the Team…

Karl Dawson

Managing Director

Tel: 01394 675545 

Email: karl.dawson@port-express.com

Karl is one of the founders, shareholders and directors of Port Express.

He has a wealth of experience in the container and transport sector and has an impressive management track record. Karl oversees the direction and strategy of Port Express.

Over the last 14 years Karl has established Port Express as one of the UK’s leading providers of container transport services.


James Watts

Transport Manager

Tel: 01394 675545

Email: james.watts@port-express.com

James has over 20 years’ experience in the logistics industry, and during this period, he has worked in management roles for hauliers and shipping lines alike.

Experienced in customer service, business development and operations, he is responsible for our day to day transport activity and contract management.


Colin Tallis

Customer Services Manager

Tel: 01394 675545 

Email: colin.tallis@port-express.com

Working with both shipping lines and hauliers for over 30 years, Colin and has gained international logistics experience working in Hamburg, Rotterdam and Le Havre.

Colin provides a strategic link between our customers and operations and ensures our clients receive a first-class customer service.

Jacqueline Hutchinson

Financial Director

Tel: 01394 675545 

Email: jacqueline.hutchinson@port-express.com

Jackie heads up the Port Express finance and administration team. She has experience in a wealth of industries, specialising in transport and logistics. 

Jackie is also responsible for IT and manages several projects including guiding Port Express in successfully obtaining the British Standards ISO 9001:2015, the globally recognised benchmark for quality management systems within an organisation.


Mark Turner

Fleet and Compliance Manager

Tel: 01394 675545 

Email: mark.turner@port-express.com

Mark joined Port Express in 2006 and over the last 19 years has built up a wealth of industry experience.

He is responsible for fleet and driver compliance, efficiencies, and company best practice.


Tina Dawson

Administration Manager

Tel: 01394 675545 

Email: tina.dawson@port-express.com

In her role as Administration Manager for one of the UK’s leading providers of container transport, Tina oversees the administrative operations of the business.

Tina has an understanding underpinned by over 20 years of industry experience and manages the department’s day-to-day functions as well as supervising and supporting staff.  

Want to become part of the Port Express team?

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