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Wincanton invests in EnergyLink business with senior appointment

Press releases | 01 February 2018

David Hauff

As part of its commitment to the flexible fuel transportation market, Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has appointed David Hauff as General Manager of Wincanton’s EnergyLink operation.

David will lead Wincanton’s EnergyLink service, aimed at supporting the ground fuels, aviation and bitumen markets to achieve lower distribution costs, through a flexible and scalable delivery solution.  Among his top priorities will be to drive safety, compliance and industry-leading customer service. Wincanton launched EnergyLink in Spring 2016, and now operates a fleet of over 200 tankers servicing customers nationwide.

An operations and logistics leader with extensive experience in the downstream oil industry, David has recently held senior roles in both Certas Energy UK Ltd and TOTAL UK Ltd.

David said of his appointment:

“It is an exciting time to be working in the fuel distribution market. Customers are demanding a more innovative approach to the services we provide and, as such, we are ensuring that we are at the forefront of driving this transformation across the fuel supply chain, whilst ensuring safety remains our top priority. The recent £5m investment that Wincanton has made in terms of assets, is a clear indication of its aspiration to provide a best in class service. I relish the challenges and opportunities this represents and look forward to being part of the Wincanton team, which has history and pedigree in this market.”

Jonathan Shortis, Director of Energy added:

“We are seeing considerable demand in the market for cost effective and flexible fuel delivery capability and EnergyLink is set up to meet this demand head on. EnergyLink is a fundamental part of Wincanton’s wider energy business and David’s appointment demonstrates both our commitment and investment in this area. We welcome David to the team and the wealth of experience he brings from the fuel distribution and retail markets.”

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