With over 25 years dedicated to chassis leasing, Penn Intermodal maintains a unique position supporting the manufacturing, transport, and distribution of bulk liquids. Penn’s bulk liquid hauling customers cover a wide range of industries including, petroleum products, lubricants, chemical manufacturers and distributors, environmental and hazardous waste remediation, and experts in logistics and supply chain management. Our equipment is suitable for challenging long hauls and our experienced sales and operations teams understand the complexities of bulk liquid transport.
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Considerations for Bulk Liquid Transportation
When looking to lease equipment for bulk liquid transportation, it is important to have the following information available in order to provide so that we may provide prompt assistance:
- What is the product? The type of liquid, the container, loading/unloading requirements are factors in selecting suitable units.
- What is the volume of liquid to be transported?
- Does the route, loading, or unloading site have special requirements such as height or weight restrictions?
- Is the equipment properly insured?
Drop Frame Chassis for Bulk Liquid Transportation and Storage Equipment
The drop frame chassis is the most common chassis for the transportation and storage of bulk liquids. It may also be called a tank container chassis, a drop frame chassis, or a bulk liquid chassis. Drop frame tank container chassis, with a lower deck and longer length than a standard intermodal dry chassis is ideal for moving liquid via ISO tank containers or Flexi-bags. These chassis offer a low center of gravity for greater stability during transportation and reduce the chance of shifting contents or roll-overs. Older models may be more suited to short hauls and in-plant storage.
Bulk Liquid Chassis at Penn Intermodal Leasing LLC
At Penn Intermodal Leasing LLC, our chassis are manufactured with strong, lightweight materials, optimized for bulk liquid transportation. There are several axle configurations including spread-axle, closed tandem, and tri-axle configuration. Additionally, Hi/lo models can be leased which will carry two empty ISO tank containers.