Transdek UK Ltd

Transdek - partners of Centre for Sustainable Road Freight


Transdek provides specialist, innovation-driven products and services to support the effective integration of high-cube double deck trailer fleets in the UK and Europe.

Transdek’s whole company ethos is based on developing and promoting the means to increase transport efficiency and supply chain sustainability. Since Transdek’s beginnings, we have worked to create systems that enable streamlined logistics processes and reduced carbon footprints.

Transdek and the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight

With a long and successful history of developing products – commercial vehicles, loading systems and bespoke warehouse modifications – to save road miles, streamline transport costs, and cut carbon emissions, Transdek’s principals are closely aligned to the Centre’s research aims. The subject matter of the research themes ‘Optimising Long Haul Transport, which covers areas such as rolling resistance reduction, aerodynamic improvements ultra lightweight trailer design and logistics factors, has particular relevance for Transdek.

Transdek’s double deck trailers are all designed to offer maximum eco benefits, in terms of improving transport efficiencies and reducing emissions, as well as cutting operating costs.

Benefits of Membership

Transdek have been a member of the Centre’s Industrial Consortium since 2014. Some of the benefits this partnership has generated are:

  • The opportunity to undertake collaboration and expertise sharing with other members to.
  • Ensuring the needs of industry are clearly represented by the Centre’s research.
  • The ability to stay at the forefront of research and development in carbon reduction strategies and cost saving innovations.

Mark Adams, Managing Director at Transdek UK, commented:

“It is an honour for us to be part of the SRF and to share in this joint venture to improve the efficiency and sustainability of the UK’s road freight transport.  We  are privileged to be collaborating and developing ideas with some of the key players and leading minds in the industry, and helping to establish the agenda for future trends in transport.”

Transdek UK Ltd is currently supporting the following projects:

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Ultra-Lightweight Trailer Design

This project will explore the benefits to be realised by using composite materials in the context of new trailer axle steering technologies which enable novel arrangements of axles and substantially Read more…


Future Mapping

This project will aim to review and synthesise all research into CO2 abatement measures for road freight transport undertaken in the Centre and elsewhere and on this basis construct a Read more…