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Energy Logistics

Fuel being put into a car

We have been operating tankers since 1925, and today run a fleet of 500 modern petroleum, aviation, lubricant and bulk gas vehicles incorporating the latest safety and performance innovations. Our UK-wide fuel tanker network delivers unparalleled flexibility based on our extensive industry experience.

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How can we help your business?

Our service is 'built around you' for the fuels, bitumen and oils markets, with an unrelenting focus on safety and exceptionally high service levels.


Flexible solutions

Like ours, your business is unique. That means the parts of the fuel supply chain where value can be added will be different to those of your competitors. That also means generic, “off the shelf” solutions won’t work. Instead, you need a carefully tailored solution with flexibility built-in allowing you to choose whether to outsource a part or all of your supply chain functions, including ordering, planning, scheduling and replenishment, to meet your individual needs.


Changing market dynamics

A combination of more oil companies moving upstream and increasing numbers of independent retailers operating forecourts indicates that your business will likely change dramatically. This creates logistical headaches, including regional variations in volumes or service changes, forcing you to search for a solution that can adapt to the rapidly changing requirements of your business.


Cost pressure

A myriad of the factors affecting fuel price, including exchange rates, production levels and global events, are all volatile and largely unpredictable. One thing is for sure however: all will conspire to heap mounting cost pressure onto your operations.  


Health and safety

The fact is you could be running the safest business in the country with zero incidents, but if you fail to implement a new health and safety rule you won’t be compliant. Legislation evolves continuously and every new regulation brings with it the need to understand, adapt and implement the required changes. You’re constantly asking yourself whether you have the in-house expertise to deal with this or could it be outsourced?

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Our Solutions

From scalable transport solutions to innovative warehousing, we provide the flexibility required in the supply chain for a sector facing continuous innovation and shifts in buying behaviour.


Dedicated energy transportation

We offer a comprehensive, dedicated and flexible transportation service for energy products, including fuel, oils, lubricants and bitumen. Whether it’s the provision of drivers or tankers through to a full-service logistics capability, we will tailor a solution for you. Learn more


Bespoke transportation

Our bespoke transportation solutions for energy customers combines dedicated and collaborative transport modes to provide high quality service at low cost – without ever compromising on safety. Learn more



A flexible, collaborative fuel transportation with national coverage offered to oil distributors and forecourt operators with a focus on lowering distribution costs Learn more

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Why choose Wincanton?

Put simply, our ambition is to be recognised as the best in our chosen markets, with a reputation for delivering service excellence and value to our customers every day. Through our experience, we know that every logistics solution is different. We work closely with our customers to understand their markets so that we can tailor solutions that fit their specific requirements and suit their brand.

IT services

Wincanton has created an in-house IT team responsible for product and services deployment and technology management with well proven and established corporate governance processes.

People transition

Wincanton has gained considerable expertise of transferring multiple sites across complex geographies and built excellent relationships with a number of trade unions. We use a tried and tested approach to TUPE, which ensures colleagues are transferred with respect and integrity, supported by an open communication process.

Health and safety

We help our people to support our customers by delivering the highest standards in safety. Our priority is to safeguard the well-being of our people, our customers and the wider public through ongoing health and safety education at every level of the business.

How can we help?

Have a supply chain question, need some help, just want a chat? Contact Wincanton today.