Carriers, Shipping: Aluminum Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers - 41028

Aluminum Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers - 41028

What is Freight Class?

All LTL (less-than-truckload) shipments are required to have a freight code. This standardized code, published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship aluminum bulk commodity shipping containers accurately by using the information below:
41028
Aluminum Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers
70
Commodity note:
Old, disassembled, sections nested in nests of eight or more.

Subclasses for

Aluminum Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers - 41028

For many NMFC codes, there isn’t just one class that is applied. Frequently, NMFC numbers have a number of subclasses, which are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, aluminum bulk commodity shipping containers, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info
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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

How many freight classes are there?

The National Motor Freight and Traffic Association has 18 freight classes numbered 50 to 500. The lower the freight class, the lower the cost of transporting that freight.

Can how I pack my shipment affect freight class?

Yes. How your freight is packaged can significantly affect the cost of your shipment. Contact Koho for questions about specific commodities and best packaging practices.