2020 was a great year for SIA Flexitanks, we enjoyed growth in all regions with many success stories to appreciate. Take a look back at our Year in Review below.
This was a year like no other with the Covid-19 virus spreading throughout the globe bringing untold havoc to the world of business. While the COVID-19 situation remains dynamic, we have been vigilant in anticipating and overcoming the obstacles it has presented.
SIA Flexitanks have continued to deliver for our customers, without compromising our employees’ safety. At the onset of the crisis, we took action to enable our employees to work from home. At this time, we have partially reopened some of our offices, but are taking a cautious and measured approach to having employees return.
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, 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 non-hazardous chemicals around the world.
Flexitanks can be shipped via Land, Rail and Sea making them the perfect multi-purpose shipping container for bulk liquid transport. Below we have listed what can be shipped using a flexitank.
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:
Save money by reducing your bulk liquid transportation costs.
SIA Flexitanks Ltd Manufacture and Ship Bulk Liquid Flexitank Containers for Edible Oils and every year we ship billions of litres of edible oils to all corners of the globe. Proving to be an incontestable alternative to ISO tanks, IBC’s and drums in lowering transportation costs of bulk liquid shipping Flexitanks are rapidly gaining market share in the industries of bulk liquid shipping.
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.
SIA Flexitanks work with our customers to develop a circular economy to recover, reuse and recycle our flexitanks in utilizing up-cycling by mechanical recycling, chemical recycling and thermal recovery, with bulkheads also being collected and reused.