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MEET THE TEAM

With a combination of over 100 years experience in the Container industry, the Team Members of Container Sales (UK) Ltd are fully equipped to provide you with all the assistance you're ever likely to need.

KEITH WILSON

Keith brings the benefit of 35 years experience in the container industry, having started out buying and selling containers, aged 18, on Sunderland Docks. In 1991 he established Container Sales & Hire Ltd, which had depots in Sunderland, Manchester, Wakefield and Birmingham. It was acquired in 2000 by MSG now known as Mobile Mini Inc. In the year Keith co-founded Container Sales (UK) Ltd, 2002, the first new PTLU containers began to arrive from China built specially for resale. Realising their endless possibilities, Keith changed the business model to be in the forefront of the revolution in container sales which has developed ever since.

CARL HEDLEY

Carl has been working in the container business since leaving school in 1996. He joined the company which became Ravenstock MSG and gained experience at depots in Gateshead and Sunderland and MSG’s Los Angeles HQ. In 2004 he became Depot Manager at Heysham and then later Middlesbrough, before joining us in 2007 as Container Sales Manager, becoming a Director in 2014. Carl is an avid golfer, plays cricket and enjoys eating out and cooking in. He lives with wife Hayley - also a container professional - his five year old daughter and fourteen year old son in Washington.

IAN GIBSON

Ian joined Containers Sales (UK) Ltd as a Director in 2018 after previously working with Keith back in the early 80's on Sunderland Docks. Ian was Director of Logistics at the Port of Tyne from 2002 to 2015, having previously established the container terminal TLC (Tyne Logistics Company) in 1991. TLC was an integral part of the of the introduction of Containerisation at NMUK (Nissan Manufacturing UK) at their nearby plant in Sunderland. As Director of Logistics, Ian was responsible for all the container, warehousing and distribution for the Port of Tyne. A fanatical Newcastle United fan since the 1970's, Ian is a long-suffering Season Ticket holder at St. James' Park.

CLAIRE MOUNSEY

Carl’s sister Claire joined the team in October 2015, bringing with her 15 years experience as a branch manager for Thomas Cook. With our volume of work we are happily able to satisfy her need "to keep very busy." Indeed, her pet hate is laziness, so it's not surprising she teaches classes in the community as a qualified fitness instructor and puts of lot of energy into socialising. Married to Scott, they have two young sons and a cocker spaniel and live in Washington.