About Us


James Kemball Limited has been providing container transport and storage solutions to shipping companies and freight forwarders since 1973. We continue to invest in the newest and highest quality equipment and the most advanced technology to provide intelligent and cost-efficient solutions for our clients.

Now boasting a combined well-maintained fleet of over 500 vehicles we are serving all of the United Kingdom’s deep sea container ports, rail terminals and inland hubs.

Our Container and Project Cargo facilities provide off dock storage capacity in port-centric locations across UK and Europe. Our warehouse facilities offer 650,000 sq ft of ambient storage and 100,000 of cold storage.

Our UK and international depots have in excess of 11,600 loaded and empty container capacity. We can facilitate all your cargo needs using out sites in Felixstowe, Ipswich, Southampton, Tilbury and Rotterdam.

Our People

We have built our business on imagination, initiative, energy, discipline, experience, knowledge and passion for what we do. We have an in-depth knowledge of local markets and trends and base our planning on foresight and understanding of your business. We are proud to employ experienced professionals who are amongst the best in the industry enabling us to run a disciplined round-the-clock service of the highest standards.

All professional LGV & PCV drivers new & existing have to complete a minimum of 35 hours of training every five years to ensure their Driver CPC is current James Kemball have approval to complete Driver CPC training. Our in-house training department ensure all Kemball employees complete the necessary training, we can also offer training to non Kemball employees.

Outstanding People: At James Kemball we promote and reward exceptional service and encourage innovation, which gives employees the chance to advance their careers in rewarding and fulfilling ways. Our people are the most invested in and trained in the industry thanks to our ownership of two training companies, which as well as serving the industry, are used as programmed in house resources.

Our Values

As a socially responsible company, James Kemball promote policy statements outlining our environmental and ethical aims. We are committed to the principals of good corporate governance and ensure that our business is properly directed and managed for the benefit of its stakeholders; including its managers, employees and customers.

Pride – Our people are proud of the fact they work for Kemball’s and in everything they do.
Commitment – Our people are committed to delivering exceptional service.
Involvement – Our people are well informed of progress in our trade, company and customers.
Improvement – Our people are encouraged to constructively challenge so they reach their full potential.
Reward – Our people are rewarded for contribution and for value they provide us and our customers.
Fair Treatment – Our people are respected and encouraged to respect others, whoever they are.