Partnerships with different vendors are more important than ever when shipping in flexitanks and other bulk liquid systems.

For this reason, the PBLA aims to facilitate the job of connecting its members with the right vendor for a specific task, concern or logistical requirement.

PBLA preferred vendors may offer and present their bulk liquid related services and products to new potential customers around the world through PBLA events and exclusive agreements.

This includes access to the PBLA conferences with the opportunity to sponsor as well as face to face meetings with potential customers.

Here are some examples of the partnerships that as an alliance we aim to forge with vendors for our members.


Scale up opportunities for all Members, as well as gaining improved consideration and access when shipping flexitanks with the different lines who in some cases put up barriers for flexitanks. The PBLA advisory team can help guide you with LOI’s that shipping lines may ask you to sign.

Specific focus on selected trade lanes to enhance buying and service capabilities for our Members.

To communicate our capabilities and resolve to become the best choice for industry clients.

The PBLA’s current preferred media partner is Bulk Distributor

As a PBLA member you will be eligible for free subscription to their monthly e-newsletter and bimonthly newspaper; please contact for details.

About Bulk Distributor:

The leading information source for bulk logistics globally for over 30 years.

First published in 1990, BULK DISTRIBUTOR is essential reading for companies involved in the transport, storage and logistics of bulk products – liquids, powders and gases.

For over 30 years Bulk Distributor has informed and connected a global audience of senior purchasers and decision makers in the bulk logistics supply chain with suppliers enabling the safe and efficient transport of bulk goods.

Through print, social media, digital and event support platforms Bulk Distributor offers comprehensive coverage and analysis of the key issues in the supply chain for bulk liquids, powders and gases across the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, mineral, food and beverage industries with coverage of developments in the sector, regular updates on the tank container, road tanker and industrial transit packaging markets.

With an international circulation of the highest quality Bulk Distributor magazine is read and used throughout the industry by decision-makers at both board-room and management level. Strong links with industry associations and high-level contacts ensure that our readers and collaborators can stay ahead of the competition.

To assess members with the right tank depending on product and customer profile.

The PBLA’s current preferred vendor is 

As an associate member of PBLA and through this B2B Global e-Commerce Platform you can source quality Flexitanks and other Bulk Packaging from around the world at preferential rates.

As a PBLA member you will be eligible to free access to the Marketplace.

We invite you to visit their website

As of January 2021 PBLA is an official member of Prevent Waste Alliance

Prevent Waste Alliance is an innovative alliance that serves as a platform for exchange and international cooperation, as well as participating in the “Conserving resources & closing packaging cycles Working Group” .

We shall be able to learn from best practices of fellow Working group members with regard to recycling and disposal.

PBLA management can advise its membership and partners on the best tank lessors for short- and medium-term leasing projects thanks to new agreements reached.

PBLA Management and Members are increasingly present at industry trade fairs of the major commodities that are transported in bulk.
As such PBLA already has preferential arrangements with the annual events World Bulk Wine Exhibition (WBWE) in Amsterdam and World Olive oil Exhibition (WOOE) in Madrid.
Our members are present in other food and beverage events as well as numerous oil and chemical shows around the world.
PBLA management are also regular attendees at the Transport Logistic event in Munich, alongside its membership who increasingly exhibit at this show.


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