Automobile Parts: Air Heaters - 17810

Air Heaters - 17810

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code devised by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship air heaters accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
17810
COMMODITY
Air Heaters
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
Including Windshield Heaters, or Air Conditioners, also applies on accompanying articles necessary for installation or function, in boxes, crates or Package 272, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Air Heaters - 17810

Often, NMFC codes have subclasses. These subclasses generally are based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, air heaters, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

17810-1

17810-2

17810-3

200

110

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Less than 6

6 but less than 10

10 or greater

Less than 6

6 but less than 10

10 or greater

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 NMFC code?

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system devised by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commercial movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the ease of transport of many of the wide variety of commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments.

What is the purpose of freight classification?

Freight classification groups products based on similar density, stowability, handling and liability so carriers and shippers have an effective way of communicating the ease of transporting said freight.

What is the NMFC class for basballs?

The NMFC freight class for baseballs is 85.