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Breaking bulk Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Raynet Business & Marketing Glossary
one of the functions of the wholesaler. They take delivery in large amounts and then breakdown and deliver in many much smaller amounts.
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Breaking bulk Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Break bulk or breaking bulk may refer to:
  • Break bulk cargo, a shipping term for any loose material that must be loaded individually, and not in Intermodal containers nor in bulk as with oil or grain. Used in this connection, "breakbulk" is often one word.
  • Breaking bulk (law), a legal term for taking anything out of a package or parcel or in any way destroying its entirety.

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Breaking bulk Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
The initial opening of hatches on entering port and the commencement of discharge of cargo.