At the 2018 Motor Transport Awards Paul Day, Managing Director Turners (Soham) Ltd, received the most prestigious award of the evening for “Services for Industry”.
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
Tracey Canham and staff at Newmarket have now topped over £3000 in charity donations with their weekly Bonus ball game. Since the beginning of 2016 over fourteen individual Charities have benefited from donations ranging from £100 to £250.
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.
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.