The Drake Group honours its team with service milestone awards

The Drake Group takes a moment to reflect and congratulate the people who have contributed to the business’ 60 years of success.

The Drake Group Service Milestone Awards on 15 June 2022 enabled the team to show appreciation for their employee’s short term and long-term commitments, encompassing all Drake Group brands including Drake Trailers and O’Phee Trailers.

Managing Director and second-generation Drake family member, John Drake, said the award ceremony is designed to give back to the team by enabling them to build strong bonds with each other.

“The Drake Group Service Milestone Awards gave us the opportunity to recognise and celebrate the contribution and loyalty of our employees for their years of service,” he said.

“It’s the dedication and commitment of The Drake Group Team that has kept us in business for over 60 years and it’s a pleasure and an honour to take a moment to congratulate the people that are the fabric of our success.”

40 year recipient, Bruce Hay, Manager Drake Collectibles.

Not only did the event give thanks to those who have worked in recent years, particularly throughout the pandemic, but also acknowledged those who have dedicated a large portion of their career to the company. From those with five years of service to those with 30-40 years of service, the trailer manufacturer wish to upkeep and improve employee retention by focusing on celebrating their achievements.

“We are proud of everyone at The Drake Group and supporting us in striving to produce only the best in the industry.”

In other news, Hi-Quality Heavy Haulage – part of the Hi-Quality Group – recently modernised its fleet with new Drake trailing equipment to strengthen its over-dimensional and specialised transport capabilities.