The coordination of the entire process is done by the office or agency closest
to the originating or customer location at its destination counterpart. Every customer is attended exclusively by one of our offices.
The initial step is to determine the type of intermodal tank to be used for
a specific service. The concept of strict dedication is then explored.
Next, inland and marine logistics are selected. Key considerations to minimize
costs and risks are:
Direct loading (trucking) vs. transfer stations (rail tanks).
Steamship lines, port rotation, sailing frequency, hazardous cargo handling
Time required by the importer to clear customs.
Specifications and exclusions.
Destination storage capabilities.
Unload and return the equipment to the port.
A trans-regional agency in Antwerp, Belgium oversees traffic between the Americas
and Europe. The entire organization is interconnected via Internet.
whole logistics definition process is driven by the resulting door-door unit
cost (USD per lb., metric ton, gallon or liter), safety and reliability.
The coordination of the entire process is done by the office or agency responsible
to the customer and its destination counterpart.
The San Juan headquarters, where a single, all-inclusive invoice is generated
for the customer, pays all subcontracted services. Flexitank also offers its
extensive intermodal capabilities to manage proprietary tank fleets.