Advertising: Advertising Matter - 4660

Advertising Matter - 4660

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code implemented by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to easily identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship advertising matter accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
4660
COMMODITY
Advertising Matter
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
NOI, prepaid, in packages:

Subclasses for

Advertising Matter - 4660

Often, NMFC codes have multiple subclasses. These subclasses almost always distinguish various densities.
In this instance, the commodity, advertising matter, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

4660-1

4660-1

4660-2

85

85

70

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Applies only on articles or material which wholly or in part sponsor or extoll the virtues of any thing or service and which if intended to reach the hands of the ultimate consuming public are given without charge to such public.

Cloth

Oilcloth

Paper or paperboard, other than corrugated or fluted,

Cloth

Oilcloth

Paper or paperboard, other than corrugated or fluted,

Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What is freight class code?

National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system that was created by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the transportability of most of the countless different commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments each year.

What is the most expensive freight class?

Freight Class 500 freight is the most expensive to ship. This classification is reserved for items of very high value or for items that use lots of space but weigh very little.

Why is the freight class of some commodities fixed?

Some items, such as car transmissions, have a specific class no matter how heavy or big they are. This is called a fixed class. Items can be assigned a fixed class if the value and transportability very rarely change.