MARKETS Global tank container operators sound upbeat about business performances during 2009, and are cautiously optimistic about 2010. Trade flow developments and unique features of tank container transport that appear to be right for the times are giving the industry strength
WAREHOUSING Cefic’s aim is to extend the concept of Responsible Care throughout the chemical supply chain. One are where it has yet to reach is third-party warehousing, a fragmented sector subject to local requirements.
Tank containers in China RESEARCH ITCO’s study on the safe handling of tank containers in China has drawn widely on the opinions of local experts to develop some vital observations on the current state of play and where this major market may be heading next.
Eco-modal FLEETS It is well established that intermodal transport assets offer flexibility and efficiency. Tank container fleet owners are now highlighting the environmental benefits of ISO-tank transport
MANUFACTURING Despite continuing challenges faced by tank container builders due to troubles in the global economy, there is no shortage of innovative new tank container components being introduced to the market
PREVIEW ITCO is taking its role as the mouthpiece for the global tank container industry increasingly seriously. At its Village at next month's Transport Logistic show, new research will be presented that highlights the benefits of the use of tank containers over other packaging methods