Olive Oil transportation challenge: bulk or bottled?

Olive oil is obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. In 2015 olive oil production reached 3 million tons, showing stable year to year growth rate of 3% over past 10 years. Traditionally, the largest production of olive oil is concentrated in Mediterranean Basin region countries with Spain producing 36% […]

Transporting Agricultural Oils in Flexitanks

As recognized in a previous blog post, the demand for flexitanks will increase from 800,000 units in 2014 to over 3 million units in 2022 and the industry is hoping that agricultural oil producers will be a big part of the growth. As demand for food increases, oil producers will be able to take full […]

History of the Container and Liquid Packaging

A container could be seen as a soulless box made of metal with a wooden floor and doors at one end. However, its value lies on how it is used. It is, in fact, at the core of an extremely automated system for moving goods. It made shipping economical and changed the shape of the […]

Flexitank Market to Reach $922.3 Million by 2022

Research done by Grand View Research Inc. estimates that the global flexitank market will reach USD 922.3 million by 2022. As bulk shippers endlessly look for new opportunities to lower costs they find bulk-packaging products such as the flexitank to be an incontestable alternative. Flexitanks are the most cost effective liquid packaging solution that has […]

6 Characteristics of an Efficient Supply Chain

Several factors can affect a supply chain and companies must understand what is holding back their current network structure from becoming more resourceful. With competition rising, especially within the commodity market, it is important to stay ahead of the curve by incorporating principals into the supply chain that will make the process more efficient. Today […]

How letters of credit help exporters and importers create a stable partnership

The letter of credit is a crucial aspect of international transactions. International trade involves some risks: for an exporter, the risk of buyers failing to pay for goods, while for an importer the risk of paying without receiving any goods. In addition, because of the distances and different law systems involved, it may be hard […]

Just How Tailor-Made Can Supply Chains Be

A supply chain is a system that encompasses just about everything that gets a product from the supplier to the customer. Think of each ‘link’ as the organizations, people, activities or any other resource needed to move a product to the end user. Literally every product can have its own supply chain, and with varying […]

BeFlexi at UNITI 2016, 13-14 April, Stuttgart!

BeFlexi in co-operation with SGS invites you to visit SGS booth at UNITI 2016! BeFlexi specialists will be glad to tell you about the most cost-effective technologies to transport non-hazardous liquid cargoes (mineral oils, base oils, lubricants, etc.) with the help of BeFlexi flexitanks See you there!

BeFlexi has Expanded into a New Office

Thanks to the support of our customers and partners BeFlexi has been expanding rapidly across the world. Due to this growth, we are pleased to announce the relocation and expansion of our headquarters. Our team in Cyprus has moved to a spacious new office in the heart of Limassol. The second floor office is a […]

6 Things That Flexitanks Avoid to Save you Time and Money

Flexitanks are more cost-effective than traditional shipping methods. We have previously discussed in a recent article how flexitanks can increase profits for wine importers by shipping wine in bulk, instead of in pre-bottled, pre-boxed packages or steel tanks. The money that would have been spent on packaging, cushioning, and palletising are instead spent on shipping […]

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