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 Internet of Things

Welcome to Part Two in our series on the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). In case you missed it, Part One defined what the IoT actually is and gave examples of the top industrial industries it’s already integrated into.

Internet of Things

The internet of things (IoT) is not something reserved for digital-focused businesses, it affects and aims to elevate every industry, including trailer manufacturers like us. Of all the industries seeking to harness the power of digitally connected devices, industrial (manufacturing, fleet management, transport etc) are the ones seeing the immediate benefit of deploying this technology across their business and products.

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They say that quality stands the test of time, and we’d like to think that there’s no better proof of this than The Drake Group celebrating its 60th birthday. The Drake Group was originally founded in 1958 by Colin Drake, who moved from Victoria to Queensland to start a trailer repair business.

Wemyss Transport

Wemyss Transport and O’Phee Trailers have had a long friendship. In fact, Wemyss Transport’s fleet consists of many O’Phee Skels, PBS A Double Skels, PBS Quad Skels, B Double and Single BoXLoaders, Retractable Skels, Retract-X Skels, Curtainsiders, Drop Deck Skels, Flattops, Tipping Skels, Dropdeck ‘Extendables’ and more.

 Welcome back for another month of recent deliveries. Those who follow us on Facebook see glimpses of the trailers driving off The Drake Group manufacturing lot, but here on the blog, we like to delve a little deeper into the behind the scenes of our recent trailer deliveries in Brisbane.

What were you doing 27 years ago? If you were Bowers Heavy Haulage, you would have been preparing to transport one of the largest bulldozers ever manufactured, the Komatsu D575A on a very special Drake Trailers low loader.

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As one of Australia’s most trusted and longest-running trailer manufacturers, The Drake Group has always kept a keen eye on what is happening in the local transport industry. With 60 years’ experience, we have seen the shape of business change with the times and look forward to seeing what happens next.

Road Safety Week

Road safety is important to everyone. With millions of vehicles on the road every day across Australia, it’s vital to ensure the safety everyone who just wants to make their deliveries, get to work on time, and most importantly come home safely.

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Included in every March issue of the essential industry news resource Trailer Magazine, the Body Builder Showcase comprehensively highlights Australia’s range of transport industry manufacturers. After being featured in previous years, O’Phee Trailers and Drake Trailers are proud to be listed prominently in this year’s Showcase with their range of trailers that are designed and manufactured in Australia.

April 28 is World Day for Safety and Health at Work

At all levels of The Drake Group, we take safety very seriously. After all, it’s the people that design, manufacture and deliver our heavy haulage trailers that matter the most and ensuring they work in an environment that prioritises their safety is of paramount importance. This is why we’re celebrating this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work on Saturday, April 28.