Turners (Soham) has added its 600th specialised Daf FTP to its fleet. The 440hp XF tractor with a lightweight mid-lift axle joins Turners’ 1,750-strong fleet. Turners is believed to be the largest operator of Daf FTP trucks worldwide. The Daf, purchased via dealership Chassis Cab, will cover more than 100,000km a year. Tim King, group fleet engineer (pictured left with Eddie Hennessy, Daf Trucks UK regional manager, representing Chassis Cab) said it is “probably the best lightweight truck ever”. He […]
Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire heavy construction specialist Roger Bullivant has just brought six new Euro-6 Daf XF 6×2 midlift tractive units into service.
After unveiling double-digit rises in turnover and profit, Turners (Soham) has continued on the upward curve by securing a new five-year contract with Omya UK, one of the country’s leading producers of calcium carbonate. The deal for the management and movement of fine powder products, includes a Turners’ team based at Omya’s site at Melton near Hull operating a specialised fleet of 30 trucks and 40 pressurised tankers. The Newmarket, Suffolk-based operator has been working with Omya since 2006, delivering […]