Meaning of BREAK-IN-BULK POINT in English

BREAK-IN-BULK POINT

Commonly, a transfer point on a transport route where the mode of transport (or type of carrier) changes and where large-volume shipments are reduced in size. For example, goods may be unloaded from a ship and transferred to trucks at an ocean port.

English glossary Of Geography.      Английский глоссарий географии.