Glossary of Bulk Oil Terms


Posted by Hannah Broaddus

Nov 9, 2012 10:00:00 PM

A special truck that holds about 45,000 lbs of liquid material commonly used for domestic shipments.  Tankers have a built in pump to get the oil out, versus the flexitanks which are simply a container that must be pumped out of using a special attachment. These tankers save a lot of money over the totes and drums by removing packaging and domestic LTL shipping costs.    

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