Paul Day, MD of Turners (Soham), is one of the most respected operators in the transport industry, earning plaudits for his professionalism, strategic thinking and rigorous cost control. A Cambridge maths graduate and former GB table tennis player, Day is the grandson of Turners co-founder Wallace Turner. One supplier close to the firm says of Day: “He is good at strategy and is close to his markets. He specialises in certain niche sectors to spread his risks. He keeps excellent […]
Fuel hauliers have welcomed the launch of a national training safety-standard for tanker drivers, and are gearing up to put their staff through the Petroleum Drivers’ Passport (PDP) scheme.
London Gateway claimed it saved 9,000 lorry journeys after accepting a single “mega delivery” of aggregate by cargo ship.
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 […]