SIA CEO Damien McClean was once again interviewed by FreightWaves – The leading provider of trucking news, media, and analytics. Giving his insight into the bulk booze market of wine during a time of COVID, the SIA CEO spoke at length about his company’s experiences during the pandemic, describing the changing dynamics in the flexitank industry and how COVID is complicating global supply chains.
Flexitanks: The Ideal Solution for Bulk Wine Transportation
Flexitanks are the ideal transport option for bulk wine transportation. They are a superior alternative to ISO containers, Drums & IBC’s. SIA Flexitanks deliver the safest, most reliable and cost effective solution for wine shipments with shipping in bulk using flexitanks, we are an associate member of the COA (Container Owners Association). Flexitanks offer many benefits such as:
2019 was a great year for SIA, as we enjoyed growth in all regions and the outlook for the flexitank market in general in 2020 is very good. We are now active in 63 countries worldwide – an unapparelled global support system. In the words of Richard Branson “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”. It seems that the more we prepare the luckier we get!
There are many success stories to appreciate from 2019 of which are detailed below.
Flexitanks, also known as ‘Flexibags’, are large flexible containers which transform the conventional shipping container into a safe and efficient bulk liquid transport container. Flexitanks offer a superior alternative to ISO tank containers for shipping juices, oils, food-grade liquids and nonhazardous chemicals around the world. Below, we have listed the most common liquids which can be transported in a Flexitank.
Sean Gallagher with SIA Flexi-tanks founder and managing director Damien McClean
and European Director Greg Comer. Photo: Gerry Mooney
Every day around the world, companies are involved in transporting huge volumes of raw materials to their factories for use in the manufacture of all manner of products. Similarly, once produced, these finished goods must then be transported to distributors, retailers and to end users in every part of the world.