PODCAST: Logistics special – why fracturing global supply chains may benefit ISO tank container market

Will Beacham


BARCELONA (ICIS)–The chemical ISO tank container market may benefit from the shift to regional supply chains as well as growth in low carbon supply chains.

  • ISO tank containers may benefit from growth in low carbon supply chains
  • Shift from global to more regional supply chains may benefit ISO tanks
  • ISO tank containers fit into 20 and 40-foot shipping containers
  • Fill gap between chemical parcel tankers and steel drums
  • Global fleet of 850,000 ISO tanks in 2023, 5.8% larger than 2022
  • Fast-growing sector with compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.2% over 10 years
  • Used for smaller volume, more specialised products

In this Think Tank podcast, Will Beacham interviews Paul Gooch, President of the International Tank Container Organisation and founder of the Logical Group consultancy, ICIS Insight Editor Nigel Davis, ICIS Senior Consultant Asia John Richardson and Paul Hodges, chairman of New Normal Consulting.

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Editor’s note: This podcast is an opinion piece. The views expressed are those of the presenter and interviewees, and do not necessarily represent those of ICIS.

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