Wincanton has appointed Peter Douglas as Managing Director of Pullman Fleet Services, its commercial vehicle maintenance and fleet management business.
Peter was most recently UK Operations Director for Nationwide Platforms, part of the Loxam Group. Before that he worked for Lavendon Access Services as the company’s UK Managing Director. Peter also previously held roles including Commercial Director and Northern Managing Director within Lavendon Access Services.
"I am excited to join Pullman Fleet Services at such an exciting time in its journey.
"The business has a good reputation and a solid long-term record in the industry. I look forward to supporting its continued growth."
Chris Fenton, Managing Director of Industrial & Transport at Wincanton said:
"Peter’s extensive knowledge of the industrial support services and retail industries will be a real asset for Pullman Fleet Services. He brings operational and commercial expertise which will give the business a solid platform to grow and thrive."
Pullman Fleet Services is the largest independent provider of commercial vehicle maintenance and fleet management solutions in the UK.
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, 365 days a year. It’s committed to providing leading fleet management capability and is a recognised installer of in-cab technology, such as forward facing cameras.