bulk cargo

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bulk cargo

[¦bəlk ′kär‚gō]
(industrial engineering)
Cargo which is loaded into a ship's hold without being boxed, bagged, or hand stowed, or is transported in large tank spaces.
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Many of the world's leading companies are now stepping up their use of inland water transport as it can offer the least cost, least emission mode for bulk freight and container traffic.
The global dry bulk freight market is expected to stay weak throughout 2012 and into 2013 due to an oversupply of ships, a senior executive of major ship brokerage Braemar Seascope has said, according to Reuters.
50, since bulk freight rates have been rather low recently.
Founded in 1987, Farmers Grain Express is a leading freight brokerage firm serving the truckload bulk freight market from its offices in Wilmington, North Carolina and Mt.
volume of bulk freight increased by 7 percent in the previous year.
The dry bulk freight rates are set to bounce back from their seven-month low by early next year, said a top official of a ship brokerage firm in Dubai.
Consolidation of break bulk freight, Bonded Field transfers, Inbound airport and Ocean transfers, container stripping and loading.
The heavy lorries indiscriminately obstruct or delay movement in countryside and town, destroying road surfaces and polluting the air, and Britain is rapidly grinding to a halt, but still they come in increasing numbers and still no attempt is made to reverse the trend and encourage bulk freight onto the rails.
There is even a mezzanine for seasonal and bulk freight, so that it need not be stored on canopies or on the floor.
Newcastle United honorary president Bob Young sold the company ( which specialises in bulk freight such as council waste and carbon minerals ( to a senior management team.
Given the sharp fall in dry bulk freight rates, the writing appears to be on the wall regarding the end of the big rally in shipping companies.
G-Log provides the Transportation Management System (TMS) infrastructure supporting the process of planning and managing all freight, particularly expedited bulk freight delivered in a multi-client environment.