containerload

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

container +‎ load

NounEdit

containerload (plural containerloads)

  1. An amount of goods shipped in a container.
    • 2007 August 13, Bob Tedeschi, “Manufacturers Find Ways to Navigate Web Retailing”, in New York Times[1]:
      “But we never wanted to be competing with our retailers, and we didn’t want to get involved with selling to one consumer at a time because we’re used to selling containerloads of product and we don’t have a huge staff for that.”