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Chemical logistics

Unlock new markets with sustainable and safe multimodal solutions for shipping chemicals

Transform complexity into opportunity

The chemical industry is defined by both complexity and opportunity. Chemicals are integral to virtually every sector of the global economy — and yet the practical realities of shipping chemicals produce a tangle of logistical obstacles, capacity challenges, and strict compliance rules. Odyssey’s reputation as a multimodal logistics leader began more than 20 years ago with a mastery of chemical logistics. Our full suite of chemical logistics services are purpose-built to resolve modern supply chain issues and keep your chemical shipments moving safely, sustainably, and on time.

Why partner with Odyssey?

Your winning formula for sustainability, safety and industry expertise

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A 360° approach to sustainability
Whether it’s reducing carbon emissions, managing regulations, or supporting the circular economy, our data-driven sustainability practices move the needle on meeting your goals.
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Safety for complete peace of mind

The American Chemistry Council has certified Odyssey as a Responsible Care® partner company and we are a member of the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) — a reflection of our deep commitment to safe logistics practices.

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Expand your reach and efficiency
Utilize our multimodal network to enhance your shipping capacity, reduce expenses, and meet sustainability goals effectively.
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Unmatched chemical logistics experience
Specialized, time-tested expertise from the industry leader. Our team has a proven track record of attending to the problems and opportunities unique to the chemical supply chain.

Expert multimodal solutions for chemical logistics

Adaptable and reliable solutions for every need – from shipping chemical samples to bulk transport
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4PL Logistics

Full-service chemical logistics management tailored to your business goals, including cost reduction, speed to market, real-time visibility, M&A integration, and more.

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3PL & Supply Chain Consulting

Expert counsel you can use to overcome any supply chain challenge. Our network optimization and benchmarking assessments can help you build a world-class operation.

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Chemical Sample Fulfillment

Highly specialized sample fulfillment services – informed by our regulatory expertise – that provide real-time inventory management and detailed reporting.

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ISO Tank Intermodal
Unmatched expertise and capacity that helps you streamline your supply chain, simplify coordination, and reduce emissions by making full use of an expansive intermodal network.
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Truck Brokerage

Maximize efficiency and cost-effectiveness through a single point of contact. Connect with customized trucking solutions and heighten visibility.

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International Services

Leading customs brokerage expertise, freight forwarding, NVOCC solutions, IAC services, and in-depth knowledge of import and export regulations to ensure your goods move smoothly.

“Based on the special nature of chemical transportation, and the precautions that must be taken with these shipments, we had a higher comfort level with Odyssey. We got a very customized solution that fulfills all of our needs. Implementation was very smooth, and we didn’t miss a beat when we flipped the switch to turn on our managed transportation solution.”

By the numbers

Proven, industry-leading excellence in chemical logistics


Number of gallons that Odyssey’s chemical ISO tanks can move – all while fitting within a standard 20-foot container frame

14 million+

Sample shipments processed in state-of-the-art U.S., Europe, and Asia chemical warehouse and distribution sites


Percentage of hazardous materials transported by rail arriving without an incident

Find an Odyssey location near you

Our teams can manage your chemical logistics by leveraging an extensive, global multimodal network. With Odyssey, your chemicals arrive safely, on time and damage free.

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Have questions about what Odyssey can do for you? Contact us and learn more about how to streamline your chemical logistics. 

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Managed Transportation

At Odyssey, we help our customers build more resilient supply chains — end to end. Our managed transportation solutions can be tailored for even the most complex industries. 

Explore how we can support the growth goals for your business, so you can navigate today’s evolving supply chain landscape with confidence.

Careers at Odyssey

See your impact at Odyssey. Join us as we push the supply chain and logistics industry forward. 

Explore corporate and warehouse roles, and driving opportunities with us.

Industries we serve

Streamline your supply chain with our resilient transportation solutions, meticulously aligned with your industry’s demands.

When you partner with Odyssey, you benefit from unmatched reliability, expertise and resilience.