Definitions for "Break-bulk"
Non-bulk cargo that is not containerised. This can include unutilised cargo, and/or miscellaneous goods in boxes, bales, cases or drums (eg assembled cars, steel, coil, pallets of timber).
The separation of a single consolidated bulk load into smaller individual shipments for delivery to the ultimate consignees.
A term used in the shipping industry referring to merchandise shipped in drums, cartons, or other similar means in the ship's hold. This merchandise is stowed without being containerized.