Each month, we take the time to highlight some of the impressive trailers rolling off The Drake Group lot and recognise the hard work that goes into manufacturing heavy haulage trailers for every kind of industry. Our Recent Deliveries for March focus on Full Widener trailers and Dolly Trailers for two great customers – it seems these trailers are the flavour of the month.
Getting high for BJC Heavy Haulage
The crew at BJC Heavy Haulage needed a float that would be able to carry John Deere cotton pickers. If you’ve ever seen this mammoth machinery, you’d know that the height alone would set off alarm bells. Of course, the Drake Trailers team were up for the challenge. They custom-designed a 4X4 Full Widener with a deck that widen to a whopping 3.8 metres, wheel wells to reduce the height of the cotton pickers to under five metres, hydraulic landing legs and ramp props. Finished off with a 2X4 Dolly Trailer and one would agree this is a trailer built to work.
It appears BJC Heavy Haulage were thrilled with their new Full Widener with this glowing review on their Facebook page.
“There’s nothing that comes close to the satisfaction of picking up another brand-new Drake Trailer. Exceptional quality, finish, staff and service. Couldn’t be happier. She’s already put to work picking a load up from the Port of Brisbane. Thanks again The Drake Group.” – BJC Heavy Haulage
Blue steel for Centurion Transport
Centurion Transport has been around just as long as we have, boasting a massive history of involvement in many modern infrastructure projects. Servicing all of Australia, they provide an array of quality end-to-end services including warehousing, general freight and transport, crane and rigging, logistics, bulk and heavy haulage transportation and time-critical services.
The definition of a Centurion in Roman times means Commander. We can see why Centurion Transport have chosen this name for themselves, and they’ll certainly be commanding attention on our Aussie roads with their new 4X4 Full Widener and 2X4 Dolly Trailer, complete with blue livery. Both these trailers will be towed by another new addition to the Centurion Transport team – a Kenworth K200 Big Cab.
The Full Widener trailer is completed by these great standard features:
- Hydraulic suspension on all models
- Level deck
- Various axel options
- Hydraulic controlled ramps
- Two horizontal spare tyre carriers
- 5.5hp p/start petrol hydraulic power pack
- Stainless steel hydraulic tubing
- Alloy water tank
- Manual hydraulic widening
- Grit blasted & painted in 2 pac paint
- Push point
- Drop legs
- Lockable toolboxes
- LED lighting
With every trailer produced by Drake Trailers, you can customise your design to suit your transportation requirements. Whether you need a purpose-built trailer to achieve a low deck height or need the ability to both rear and sideload (like this American-style trailer we built for P&S Haul-Em) our experienced team will collaborate with you to ensure your ideas are met to the Australian Design Standards. Contact us today to see what The Drake Group can do for your business.