What types of companies benefit from flexitanks?

Typically used by companies transporting non-hazardous, flexitanks allow global shippers to move liquid bulk cargo in ocean containers. Some of the industries that commonly require the use of flexitanks include:

Food and beverage: transporting liquids such as wine, fruit juice, edible oil, and other food-grade fluids.

Chemicals: transporting non-hazardous chemicals and liquid raw materials such as glycols, lubricants, and additives.

Pharmaceuticals: for transporting non-hazardous pharmaceutical products such as syrups, suspensions, and other liquid medications.

Agriculture: transporting liquid fertilizers, plant-based oils, and other agricultural liquids.

Cosmetics and personal care: for transporting liquids such as lotions, shampoos, and other cosmetic and personal care products.

Industrial products: transporting liquids such as base oils, lubricants, and other industrial products.

Overall, any company needing to transport non-hazardous liquids in bulk may benefit from using flexitanks, and ASF is the best partner for the job.

Learn more about ASF Flexitanks here.

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This article is reviewed by Jeffrey D. Plumley, Chief Commercial Officer and Licensed US Customs House Broker.

Jeff has an extensive background in global logistics, spanning various freight forwarding executive management positions. As a Licensed US Customs House Broker, he has managed regulatory compliance and is a worldwide expert in Flexitank transportation logistics.

In addition to his strong forwarding and Flexitank background, Jeff was also Head of Regulatory Compliance and Sales for a major global logistics software provider. He has over 30 years of logistics experience and a strong leadership background having graduated from the Citadel.

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