Turners (Soham) has underlined its allegiance to the DAF brand by putting its 800th DAF FTP 6×2 mid-lift tractor onto the roads. The East Anglian haulier, which specialises in temperature controlled deliveries, tanker operations, storage, warehousing and container distribution, is the world’s largest operator of DAF Trucks’ FTP 6×2 mid-lift tractor units. This latest addition, delivered by Cambridgeshire and Suffolk-based DAF Dealer Chassis Cab last month, has joined Turners’ 1,800 plus strong fleet. Tim King, Turners’ group fleet engineer, said: […]
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 […]
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