Canute tractor unit in Windermere
Industry News

Motor Transport’s most read stories of 2018

December 30, 2018

This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year. 


Transdek founder argues the case for fixed-deck double-deck trailers

December 26, 2018 Steve Hobson

Based at its 35,000sq ft factory in Doncaster, Transdek is best known for its innovative ‘Wedge’ fixed double-deck trailers and rapid install, modular double deck lifts. Founder and CEO Mark Adams is on a mission to highlight the inefficiencies of many of the current crop of moving deck stepframe double-deckers, which he says are typically only able to carry up to 18 tonnes of payload and leave the tractor unit drive axle unstable.