Advantages of Tanks
Tank containers are safe, reliable, and are a cost effective transport medium for moving bulk liquids around the world. Tank containers are designed, tested, and approved for the safe, economical and efficient transportation of a broad range of liquid products.
Economy: Lower transportation cost per liter compared to drums, IBC’s, and flexibags (limited to non dangerous cargos) for most routes.
Comparative : Isotank vs. Drums
Lower inventory cost: Isotanks require less inventory cost since they are directly loaded from plant with no waiting time by utilizing regular sea line services. Compared to drums: No previous storage for filling and container stuffing needed. Compared to flexibags: No previous bag fitting needed. Compared to tanker vessels: No need for shipping and receiving of big inventories, also shipments are not subject to tanker vessel availability with long waiting times.