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Andy Rymer
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Andy Rymer Dedication

In loving memory of a remarkable colleague & friend, Andy Rymer. A life that touched us all in profound ways. Andy was not just an employee; he was a cherished member of our family. His spirit, dedication, and unwavering commitment to our team will forever be etched in our hearts.  Andy brought a unique blend of knowledge, passion, and kindness to every task he undertook.

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Guardians of Safety: The Vital Role of Truck Drivers in Hazardous Waste Disposal

Hazardous waste disposal is an intricate and highly regulated process that demands unwavering dedication to safety and environmental protection. At the heart of this critical operation are the unsung heroes – truck drivers. In this blog post, we’ll explore the indispensable role that truck drivers play in hazardous waste disposal and why their commitment to safety is paramount. 1. First Line of Defense: Truck drivers

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The Paramount Importance of Safety in Hazardous Material Transportation

In the world of transportation, few things are as crucial as safety. This statement holds especially true for companies that maintain a fleet for the transport of hazardous materials, including radioactive and explosive substances. Ensuring the safety of these operations isn’t just a legal requirement; it’s a moral obligation. In this blog post, we will explore the multifaceted importance of safety for companies managing fleets

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Why is the DOE Motor Carrier Evaluation Program (MCEP) So Important?

In the world of transportation, ensuring the safety and efficiency of motor carriers is paramount. The Department of Energy (DOE) Motor Carrier Evaluation Program (MCEP) plays a crucial role in this endeavor. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the details of the DOE MCEP, its objectives, benefits, and its significance in promoting road safety and smooth operations within the motor carrier industry. Understanding the

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Nurturing Talent Locally: How Staffing Services Benefit Oak Ridge’s Job Market

The picturesque town of Oak Ridge, nestled in the heart of Tennessee, has long been a hub for innovation and progress. From the esteemed Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to the significant presence of companies like UCOR and NFS, Oak Ridge’s job market thrives on a diverse range of industries. A key player  is the professional staffing services that connect local talent with the burgeoning

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The Role of Education and Awareness in Radioactive Waste Disposal: Empowering Communities for a Safer Future

Radioactive waste disposal is a topic that demands careful consideration and responsible action. As we continue to harness nuclear energy for various purposes and utilize radioactive materials in research, medicine, and industry, the management of radioactive waste becomes increasingly vital to safeguarding both human health and the environment. Education and awareness play a pivotal role in fostering a deep understanding of the risks associated with

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Hazardous Materials
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Sustainability in Hazardous Materials Transportation: Reducing Environmental Impact

As the world becomes increasingly conscious of environmental issues, industries must prioritize sustainability in their operations. Hazardous materials transportation, given its potential environmental risks, holds a critical responsibility to minimize its impact on the planet. In this blog post, we will delve into the importance of sustainability in hazardous materials transportation and explore the innovative practices and technologies that can help reduce its environmental footprint.

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Supply Chain Management
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The Impact of Effective Supply Chain Management on Hazardous Materials Transportation

Hazardous materials transportation presents unique challenges that require meticulous planning, adherence to regulations, and proactive risk management. In this blog post, we will explore the significant impact of effective supply chain management on the transportation of hazardous materials. By understanding and implementing efficient supply chain practices, organizations can enhance safety, compliance, and overall operational excellence in handling hazardous materials. Enhanced Safety Measures: Effective supply chain

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DOE Regulatory Compliance in Transportation Logistics
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Top 5 Tips for Ensuring DOE Regulatory Compliance in Transportation Logistics

Transporting hazardous materials within the Department of Energy (DOE) regulatory framework requires strict adherence to compliance guidelines. Ensuring DOE regulatory compliance in transportation logistics is crucial for maintaining safety, protecting the environment, and avoiding costly penalties. In this blog post, we will discuss the top five tips to help organizations achieve and maintain compliance in the transportation of hazardous materials within the DOE regulatory framework.

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News

Turnkey awarded the 2021 UCOR Small Woman Owned Business of the Year

Oak Ridge Cleanup Contract UCOR awarded Turnkey their 2021 Woman Owned Small Business of the Year during their 9th annual recognition program held on November 4, 2021.  Turnkey supports UCOR in the areas of Staff Augmentation, Equipment/Supply Sales and Rentals and Managing and Operating the Transportation HUB.   “UCOR has consistently shown it understands the importance of its small business partners,” said Laura Wilkerson, acting manager

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Turnkey receives contract to provide Waste Transportation Services at SM-1 Ft Belvoir

On November 5, 2021 Turnkey received a contract to provide the Transportation of Waste for the Decommissioning & Disposal (D&D) of the SM-1 Nuclear Reactor Facility in Ft. Belvoir, VA.  This is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineering project being managed by A2D which consists of Amentum and Aptim Federal Services.  Turnkey will provide containers, equipment, trucks and drivers in support of the mission to D&D SM-1.

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Turnkey Technical Services and Partners Complete Transition of UCOR Transportation And Haul Road Maintenance Contract

Firm Collaborating With Hubbard Trucking And A.J. Metler OAK RIDGE, TN (December 21, 2020)–Turnkey Technical Services, LLC (Turnkey) and team members Hubbard Trucking, Inc. and A.J. Metler, have completed the transition and began operations of the Waste Transportation Services, Transportation Hub Operations and Haul Road Maintenance contract by UCOR.  The Turnkey-led team became fully operational on December 14, 2020. The transition of the Waste Transportation

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Turnkey Technical Services
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Turnkey Technical Services Purchase the Motor Carrier Authority and Assets of Visionary Solutions, Inc.

OAK RIDGE, TN (January 27, 2020) –Turnkey Technical Services, LLC (Turnkey) purchased the Motor Carrier Authority and Assets of Visionary Solutions, LLC (VS) on January 1, 2020.  With the acquisition of the VS Motor Carrier Authority, Turnkey now has two DOT licensed motor carriers and two DOE Motor Carrier Evaluation Program (MCEP) approved transportation and logistics contractors under the corporate umbrella. Turnkey’s acquisition of the

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Turnkey Technical Services and Partners Awarded UCOR Transportation and Haul Road Maintenance Contract

Firm Collaborating With Hubbard Trucking And A.J. Metler OAK RIDGE, TN (November 2, 2020)– Turnkey Technical Services, LLC (Turnkey) and team members Hubbard Trucking, Inc. and A.J. Metler, have been awarded a Waste Transportation Services, Transportation Hub Operations and Haul Road Maintenance contract by UCOR. The contract announcement was made October 21. The Turnkey-led team will provide the services, equipment, materials, and labor to transport

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Turnkey Technical Services
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Turnkey Aquires Interstate Ventures, Inc.

In July 2019, Turnkey acquired Interstate Ventures, Inc. a small business located in Knoxville, TN.  Interstate Ventures is a specialty transportation and logistics firm experienced as a carrier for the U.S. Government and commercial customers for the planning and transportation of sensitive equipment and materials.

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Turnkey Technical Services
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Turnkey Awarded 2018/19 Small Business Supplier of the Year

At its annual Supplier Awards event today in Reston, Virginia, Bechtel recognized more than 60 subcontractors and suppliers for excellence in their support to Bechtel projects across the globe. The event took place during a luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Reston. In collaborating with Bechtel and its affiliates to help execute critical projects across Bechtel’s four global business units, each of this year’s award recipients

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