Currently, some 400 light rail systems with more than 44,000 vehicles are in operation worldwide, another 260 or so are under construction or in the planning stage. These carry more than 44 billion passengers traveling over 2 trillion kilometers per year and nearly 10 trillion tonnes of freight. In the USA alone, the trucking industry has in excess of 15.5 million trucks operating. In 2011, 2 million of these were tractor trailers, moving 9.2 billion tonnes of freight, worth more than $600 billion dollars and traveling nearly 400 billion miles. The US trucking industry accounts for nearly 13% of all fuel purchased in the US.
This massive level of activity on a daily basis has a tremendous impact on the environment. In the US, railroads spill an average of 1,400 barrels of oil annually, fuel and tanker trucks 9,200 barrels – a 76% increase on the previous decade. While spill incidents from accidents are usually handled by local emergency response personnel, logistics operators can make a significant impact on reducing the environmental damage caused by everyday leaks, drips and spills at railway shunting yards and heavy vehicle parking and maintenance bays, by ensuring Sokerol is carried.
With ever-increasing spill preparation and response regulations, being prepared with the best tools for the job will keep your vehicles on the move and your cargo on time - helping to ensure a healthy bottom line.
Who Uses Oil Absorbents
- Truck drivers
- Railway depot service providers
- Truck maintenance crews
- Emergency roadside response personnel
Why Sokerol Absorbent's Used
- Sokerol maintains its absorption characteristics in all weather conditions – including rain and snow.
- Sokerol is safe and easy to store in vehicles and at depots, enabling crews to be ready to respond to a spill immediately.
Benefits of Sokerol Chemical & Oil Absorbent
- 100% organic solution for containing and absorbing oil and chemical spills, and providing safe environmentally friendly disposal.
- Booms and Pillows are great complimentary products to keep at maintenance depots for dripping or leaky vehicles.