Odyssey Flexitank Services – More than a Flexitank
Odyssey provides more than just an innovative flexitank, we offer a complete intermodal solution for the bulk liquid industry. Odyssey has combined its patent-pending flexitank solutions with the resources of a strong North American intermodal network of customer service professionals, to provide its customers with a safe, reliable and cost-effective service.
Odyssey flexitanks, available in both 20 ft. and 40 ft., are constructed using the latest technology and materials, and have passed the most rigorous globally accepted testing. Our unique 40 ft. flexitank design, minimizes liquid dynamics and is the only AAR (American Association of Railroads) approved single compartment 40 ft. unit available on the market. This customized solution helps our customers reduce their carbon footprint while benefiting from an readily available supply of economically priced equipment.
AAR (Association of American Railroads) Testing:
Safety: As an American Chemistry ACC Responsible Care partner, safety is the number one priority in all aspects of our business and operations. We are committed to upholding the highest standards with regards to safety, health, the environment and security at all levels of the operation and organization.
Sustainability: The unique aspect of transporting bulk liquids using flexitanks, is a one-way transit. After discharge there is no need for cleaning of the equipment, or empty back-haul transit to return the asset, it is simply recycled. The use of flexitanks decreases the carbon footprint associated with each shipment and creates economies for the customer
Additional Capacity: We supplement long-haul bulk tank truck capacity with the ability to move flexitanks in intermodal containers on the domestic rail network. Odyssey flexitanks are in ample supply and can be held locally in the vicinity of the receiver.
Product Integrity: Odyssey Flexitanks are designed to protect the integrity and quality of your products from door to door. Each flexitank manufactured in clean room environment to FDA, Canadian and European food directive standards.
Customer Service: Odyssey prides itself on superior customer service by providing ‘more than a flexitank’. Odyssey delivers customer support and the tools needed to complete the shipment safely, securely, and worry free.
Cost Savings: The use of rail in a long-haul shipment combined with the patent pending patent-pending design of Odyssey’s flexitank services significantly reduces costs for bulk liquid shippers.
Odyssey’s Intermodal Freight Network: Odyssey flexitank services leverages its extensive North American rail contracts with the major Class 1 railroads. These contracts are backed by a nationwide network of offices and agents ready to provide world-class customer support.
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