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 […]
Turnover and profit both rose by some 12% last year at Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham), as a prudent approach to rates and new business continued to pay off. In the 12 months to 31 December 2011, turnover jumped 11.9% to just under £235m (2010: £210m); while pre-tax profit rose 12.5% to £24.3m (2010: £21.6m). All three of the firm’s divisions enjoyed a significant boost during the period, with turnover up 7.69% in the temperature controlled division, 10.63% in the general […]
Turners (Soham) experienced a loss of a major contract in its tanker division that led to a slight decline in turnover and profit during its most recent financial year, MD Paul Day said.
Turners (Soham) has underlined its allegiance to the DAF brand by putting its 800th DAF FTP 6×2 mid-lift tractor onto the roads.