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UWL Flexitank Bulk Liquid Transport Solutions

Shipping bulk liquids doesn't need to be a burden.  Simplify the process with UWL Flexitanks, a cost-effective solution for shipping non-hazardous liquid freight.

UWL Flexitanks convert standard dry cargo containers into one-way bulk liquid transportation systems that make exporting non-hazardous liquid freight easy and affordable.

Bulk liquid shippers around the world trust our comprehensive supply chain solutions because of our expertise and dedication.

When you choose to work with us, a dedicated account manager will coordinate the end to end service that includes:

  • Supply and fitting of the Flexitank container
  • Full service export capabilities (global transportation available)
  • Drayage suppliers with proper equipment to maximize payloads
  • Tracking of your non-hazardous cargo

We’d be happy to walk you through our procedure for the transport of bulk liquid containers. To receive some insight on the steps we take, continue reading below, watch one of our videos, or reach out to our team today!

Learn More About Our Flexitank Container Process

UWL is an experienced freight forwarder with a complete infrastructure at every major ramp and port. So when it comes to handling bulk liquid transports for your company, count on our team as a trustworthy source of convenience.

We take many precautionary measures in order to get everything ­– such as transportation prep, fitting and loading – just right. Watch a demonstration of this process in the video below:

The Flexitank High-Quality Transport Process

As an experienced bulk liquid and chemical NVOCC and freight forwarder, we have the expertise to handle every stage of your supply chain and give full visibility throughout the process.

worldStep 1: Customer places booking to UWL Dedicated Account Manager
scope Step 2: Immediate Supply Chain Visibility via WorldScope
container Step 3: Container Selection & Fitting
truckStep 4: Loading & Drayage of Non-Hazardous Bulk Liquid
vessel Step 5: Cargo is transported to final destination via ocean carrier
truck Step 6: Drayage and Unloading of Non-Hazardous Bulk Liquid
recycle Step 7: Disposal & Recycle
Flexitank Bulk Container Transport Benefits
End-to-End Service Our well-rounded team not only has years of experience in freight forwarding, but we also offer a full range of flexitank export services, which include:
  • Supply
  • Fit
  • Drayage
  • Ocean
  • AES Filing
Minimize Expenses If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to transport liquid freight, you can rely on our team for the following reasons:
  • No need to deal with ISO-tank bookings, flexitanks convert standard dry cargo containers into one-way bulk liquid transportation systems
  • Transport of 31% more liquid than totes and drums
  • Quicker loading and unloading
  • No cleaning costs – Flexitanks are single use and disposable
  • Reduced freight charges based on one-way use
  • Reduced handling costs
  • Minimal product residue
Eliminate Risk Safety and security are high priorities here at UWL. That’s why within our Flexitanks’ transportation routes, we can provide the following advantages:
  • Eliminate the risk of contamination
  • $5M in liability coverage per FlexiTank
  • Low Cost Marine Cargo Insurance can also be provided by UWL
Environmentally Friendly Another goal for us here at UWL is to emphasize sustainability.  Our flexitank containers for transporting bulk liquids are environmentally friendly because:
  • Flexitanks are recyclable which helps to cut down on packaging wastes
  • Flexitanks do not need to be cleaned, which reduces costs and eliminates sanitization procedures that can harm the environment

Common Commodities We Transport Include:

  • Additives
  • Base Oils
  • Chemicals
  • Dust Suppressants
  • Edible Oils
  • Emulsions
  • Fatty Acid
  • Glycerin
  • Latex
  • Liquid Fertilizer
  • Liquid Sugar
  • Lubricants
  • Transformer Oil
This is just a small sampling of the common chemical and liquid commodities that we ship around the world.
If you have questions about a specific chemical or commodity that you need help moving, contact us today!
A Long List of Available Services
In addition to liquid freight transportation, UWL customers can take advantage of our other freight handling services:
  • Full Service, Licensed NVOCC
  • Licensed and Bonded, Asset-Based Freight Forwarder
  • Operations in all major trade lanes
  • Chemical shipping specialty (liquid bulk, hazmat, fuels and compressed gas)
  • International/domestic warehousing, distribution and transportation services
  • Full documentation and filing freight forwarding services
  • Global supply chain visibility
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*Notes: UWL does not handle shipments of personal effects for private individuals.
As a C-TPAT certified company, UWL is prohibited from doing business with truck brokers per C-TPAT regulations.

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Loading Procedure for the UWL Flexitank

Learn more about a typical loading process for a bulk liquid transport by watching this short video:

Discharge Procedure for the UWL Flexitank

To gain insight on the discharging procedure that comes with the supply chain of our bulk liquid containers, watch our helpful video:




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