Turners Driver of the Year 2018 – The Final results

2018 being the sixth year of Turners” Driver of the Year” competition drew to its conclusion on Saturday June 2nd with the Grand Final held at our Newmarket headquarters.

Over 850 drivers from seven operations started being assessed back in June 2017. To qualify for the Final each driver would need to achieve the highest standard in many areas of their profession.

Weekly driving performance, compliance with tachograph rules, safety in relation to zero accidents or incidents, adherence to Company policy and procedures, EU driver regulations, road signs and markings knowledge have all been measured through the three initial rounds prior to one representative from each the depots reaching the Final.

Our 7 Finalists

 

 

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Turners take delivery of their 700th DAF light weight Tractor unit

Turners have recently taken delivery of the 700th DAF FTP light weight 6x2 tractor unit. This has made Turners the largest worldwide DAF customer for this specialist model.

For many years this DAF specified tractor unit has helped Turners maximise payload within its Tank and weight sensitive operations.

The truck was supplied through East Anglian DAF dealer Chassis Cab Ltd who continue to compliment the excellent business partnership enjoyed between our two companies.

 

 

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Russian Business delegation visits Turners

On October 16th Turners welcomed a group of Russian business leaders.

The visit arranged through our partnership with Cambridge University and The Judge Business School was part of their week in Cambridge to study for the equivalent of an MBA course.

 

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A massive £822.30 raised for ‘Macmillan’ through Turners “Bake off” competition

At the annual Turners “Bake off” competition, in partnership with The Macmillan Coffee and Cake morning, we celebrated a record number of entries and most importantly raised a record sum of money totalling £822.30.

The challenge set by our two renowned and unchanged Judges Mrs Day and Mary, was to produce the best Lemon Drizzle Cake or Six Cup Cakes. With a record number of entries the standards and quality were incredibly high.

 

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