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Houston depot begins operations for storage of loaded ISO tanks:

HOYER Group’s cotac depot with expanded service portfolio.

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Hamburg, 24 August 2023 – As the service network of the HOYER Group, the cotac group supports the integral services of the global logistics provider with facilities related to cleaning, workshops and depots. Investments in conversion measures at the cotac depot in Houston, Texas, now also enable the storage of full bulk liquid ISO tanks. HOYER and cotac are thus increasing global storage capacities for the transport logistics of chemical goods, foodstuffs, petrochemical products or even gases liquefied under pressure and cryogenically.

Located in close proximity to the international port of Houston, Texas, in the United States, cotac’s full-service offering includes cleaning, repair, maintenance, steam and hot water heating, hydrogen storage and depot services. “Starting in June 2023, we increased our capacity to store empty iso tanks, and now have the ability to store loaded iso tanks for hazardous and non-hazardous goods,” says Paul Pinto, Key Account Manager cotac USA Inc. “We are delighted to expand our depot offerings to our existing clients, and by the ability to help new customers around the world.”

For the HOYER Group, the Houston site is the central logistics hub for global logistics, as well as the domestic and intercontinental services of products from the chemical, food, lubricant and gas industries. In addition to overseas transports, HOYER also handles road transports in the USA through HOYER Bulk Trucking as a one-stop-shop solution. With services from a single source and uniform quality standards, cotac ensures smooth processes along the supply chain. With the storage of up to 800 loaded ISO tanks, cotac also extends its service portfolio for the logistics movements of other customers. In addition, a storage area for empty ISO tanks, IBCs and 18-wheel road trailers is available.

Twelve cotac locations at logistics hubs in Europe, Asia and the USA support reliable and quality-assured services for tank containers worldwide. Through cotac, the HOYER Group ensures globally uniform standards for tank cleaning, repair and depot services for its own logistics processes. The cotac group is regularly audited according to DIN EN-ISO 9001, and undergoes various country-specific safety and quality audits. cotac stands for “complete tank care”, and takes this promise seriously. Training of the staff is standard worldwide, as well as analysis and internal know-how on cleaning processes for a wide variety of products by experts at cotac. All cotac sites undergo regular internal and external audits. Integrity and commitment are also applied to sustainability and environmentally conscious actions. The technical services of cotac ensure the smooth, efficient, sustainable and safe transport logistics of the HOYER Group – worldwide.

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About the HOYER Group

HOYER, a traditional, independent family-run company since 1946, is one of the leading bulk logistics service providers worldwide, and as a specialist it possesses comprehensive know-how in the supply of complex services, and a special proximity to customers. Comprehensive solutions are developed and implemented in European and worldwide bulk logistics, especially for the chemicals, foodstuffs, gas and petroleum products sectors. Employees and representative offices at 96 locations on five continents support customers to be even more successful with well thought-out logistics solutions in their respective markets. HOYER has at its disposal trucks, road tankers, IBCs, tank containers and numerous logistics installations with depots, cleaning plants and workshops.

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