Wincanton appoints Managing Director at Pullman Fleet Services.

16 January, 17
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Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, is pleased to confirm that Vince McGurk has been appointed as the Managing Director of Pullman Fleet Services, the largest independent provider of commercial vehicle maintenance and fleet management in the UK.

Vince has been instrumental in returning Pullman Fleet Services to profit over the last eighteen months and will continue to drive further improvements to both operational and financial performance. Vince will report directly to Chris Fenton, Managing Director of Industrial & Transport.

Prior to his role at Wincanton, Vince has held senior general management and supply chain positions at Jewson, ATS Euromaster as well as nine years at CHEP.

Vince said of his appointment: “I am excited to continue the transformation of Pullman Fleet Services. There are good long-term prospects for growth and opportunities to engage with existing and new customers in the maintenance and management of their fleets including all makes and models. I look forward to driving further success for Pullman Fleet Services.”

Chris Fenton, commented: “Vince has considerable knowledge in supply chain and operations. We’re confident that he will use this wealth of experience to build on the successes we have already enjoyed within Pullman including industry leading levels of uptime at 97% and MOT pass rate of over 98%. It is an exciting part of the market and I look forward to working with Vince and the team to continue Pullman’s success.”

Pullman Fleet Services is a business unit which forms part of the Wincanton Industrial and Transport sector. It provides non-marque specific commercial vehicle repair, maintenance and roadside assistance across the UK through 30 owned service centres, 340 trained technicians and 25 apprentices. With customers across all sectors, including the safety critical ADR petrochemicals sector, Pullman operates a full service 24 hours a day and 365 days a year providing best in class fleet management capability and is a leading installer of in-cab technology such as forward facing cameras.

ENDS

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