Container Transport


Since 1973, James Kemball has been a trusted provider of container transport services, earning a renowned reputation for top-tier customer care and unwavering reliability. We pride ourselves on offering unmatched service standards. We specialise in container transport to and from major deep-sea ports such as Southampton, Tilbury, and Felixstowe, as well as all inland hubs and railheads. Our seasoned team is adept at coordinating the collection and delivery of containers throughout the UK and Europe.

All haulage transactions adhere to the Road Haulage Association Limited’s Conditions of Carriage 2020 (copy available upon request), while all other business follows the British International Freight Association Standard Trading Conditions 2021 Edition (copy available upon request). Trust James Kemball for comprehensive and dependable container transport solutions.


James Kemball is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its drivers and other road users and operates a comprehensive Driver’s Health & Safety (and safe driving) policy. We also operate a strict “zero tolerance” Drug and Alcohol policy which is monitored and enforced through random sample testing of staff as a condition of employment with the company.​

Our strong focus on driver training and safety helps us realise benefits that we are able to pass on to our customers:

Improved driving skills

Reduction in the likelihood of accidents

Improved fuel economy through more efficient driving

Reduction in vehicle damage

Reduced (accident related) lost time working

Improved driver (and other road-user) safety


We provide combined expertise and infrastructure of Rail and Road, working in partnership with the best rail operators in the UK and Europe. Full visibility, control and security of every container direct to or from your door.

Container rail services include:-

-Railhead operations throughout the UK allowing drop and swap.

-Rail & Road combined service direct to door.

-Dedicated service and  rail access for all major ports.

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Clickett Hill Road
IP11 4BA

01394 601 500

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