What is breakbulk?

First of all, I will talk about what break bulk is. The official name of breakbulk is breakbulk cargo. Breakbulk Cargo is a generic term for Cargoes that do not fit a container or even if they do, they are not willing to be transported in containers.


For example, construction machinery, plant equipment, trains, cable drums, FlexibleContainer Bags, automobiles, hazards, steel structures, and steel materials.

The shipping company that carries such cargo is called break bulk shipping company.