Bulk cargo is described as a cargo that is unpacked (un-bundled or un-bound) and is of the same or a similar kind or nature (homogeneous). These cargos are usually dropped or poured, with a spout or shovel bucket, as a liquid or solid, into a bulk carriers hold, train car, or truck -trailer body. Bulk cargos are classified as liquid or dry.
Dry bulk cargos, as in coal, grain (wheat, maize, rice, barley, oats, rye, sorghum, soybeans, etc.), iron ore (ferrous & non-ferrous ores, ferroalloys, pig iron, scrap metal, etc.), wood chips, cement, chemicals (fertilizer, plastic granules & pellets, resin powder, synthetic fiber, etc.) , dry edibles (alfalfa pellets, citrus pellets, livestock feed, flour, meal, peanuts, raw sugar, seeds, starches, etc.), bulk mine (sand & gravel, copper, salt, etc.)
Liquid bulk cargos, as in oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG),
gasoline, chemicals, liquid edibles (vegetable oil, cooking oil, etc.)
"Bulk cargo" is in the UNSPSC Code "78101602"
Bulk cargo rail transport services
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