Born and raised in London, Frank Dixie has been involved in the shipping industry since leaving full-time education. He was given the opportunity to work for a forwarding agency in the heart of London and thrived on the complexity and excitement the job offered.
At 20, Frank decided to return to college and spent the next three years studying for an HND in business studies. Once qualified, Frank returned to shipping and joined a freight agency to manage the National Iranian Oil and Gas Company movements from Europe to Iran. He also specialised in project movements.
Frank moved to Hampshire in 1978 and following assessment of market needs, formed his own company, Chandler Freight Lines which eventually merged with bulk liquid giants Trans Ocean Distribution Ltd. During his time at Trans Ocean, Frank opened offices in China, Russia and Australia. In 1998 Frank and his fellow directors made a successful bid to buy the forwarding division from Trans Ocean and immediately created Premier Shipping and Packing (PSP).
In 2011 Frank’s impressive role within the boat transportation industry was officially recognised as he was named ‘Business Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the South Coast Business Awards. Judges cited his willingness to take risks on his passionate journey to establish himself in the market of boat transportation as the winning factor.
Frank has always been a go-getter and very ambitious and is responsible for steering PSP to where it is today. He is also a passionate musician and plays in his own 11 piece band - Harry Hammersmith & The Flyovers, oh and he's a Chelsea fan!