In some industries, the standard 55-gallon round drum is still the preferred method of moving and storing liquids. But why? When you consider the pros and cons, IBC totes have key advantages over their cylinder-shaped counterparts. So many, in fact, we’ve produced a free eGuide to highlight the advantages of IBC totes.
But let’s take a step back and look at this strictly from a financial perspective. Did you know that you can save up to 75% by switching from drums to IBC totes? Here’s how:
IBC totes have greater storage capacity, so you can store more with fewer containers
IBCs can be moved freely and without expensive pallets and shrink wrap
Totes can be used multiple times, while drums are generally single-use-only
IBC totes eliminate product waste by draining completely, while drums collect residual product