ISO tank Container: Why is it necessary to your business?

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Having the right types of equipment to make the transportation of goods is something essential not only for companies that work in that business but for freight forwarders and logistics companies. It is no use having an impeccable process if at the time of transport you don’t have the correct and necessary equipment to ensure safe transportation. An ISO tank container can help you with this. Do you know how?

Investing in the acquisition of specific containers and types of equipment to transport certain kinds of goods is a differential. And the ISO tank Container is one of them. It is built according to the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) standards and is mostly used for the transportation of liquids and dangerous chemicals, which can be hazardous and non-hazardous.

In this post, we will show why the ISO tank is so important for your business, how it works and its benefits. Check out!


What is the ISO tank container?


The ISO tank is specially designed to carry liquids in bulk and made of stainless steel. It is surrounded by protective layers and has different skins that can be selected depending on the type of good it is going to carry.

Because it is built according to the ISO standard, it must be extremely clean, practical and allow content to be transported safely, easily and effectively. With this, it complies with all international regulations, which allows these units to be transported globally.


ISO tank Container: what are the benefits?


Besides being reliable, effective and safe, there are other advantages for using ISO tank containers for transporting bulk liquids. See what the main benefits are:



They are constructed under very high standards and rigorously tested. Also, they’re made of stainless steel which has high corrosion resistance and can stand extreme conditions.


Space economy

The ISO tanks can be stacked on top of each other, and that helps you save space during transit or with temporary storage. This can also help save money by cutting costs with transportation and storage.



They can support the repetition of high volume shipping without the need of using auxiliary packaging material. With that, you will be able to transport more goods at one time. They also have a pre-installed steam coil that allows a more efficient load and discharge of any temperature sensitive liquids.



Using an ISO tank enables intermodal logistics. It means that you can use it between various modes of transportation including sea vessels, trucks, and rails. So it delivers greater flexibility, reduces costs, as well as carbon footprints.



It is extremely rare to have reports about leaks from ISO tank containers, and the risk of spillage upon transportation, load or discharge is really reduced compared to other pieces of equipment. Besides that, their versatility reduces the need for repositioning and can be carried in a variety of cargoes. They also have a long lifespan, and that means they are rarely recycled.


ISO tank containers can be very helpful to your business. Besides all of the advantages above, they are cost-effective, enhance the safety by assuring secure containment of the cargo and shipping, and finally, they are highly reliable.


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