Aluminum: Aluminum Wrapped - 13565

Aluminum Wrapped - 13565

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship aluminum wrapped accurately by using the information below:
13565
Aluminum Wrapped
77.5

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Commodity note:
Bundles securely metal-strapped. In addition to bundling requirements, sheet or strip, thinner than 16 gauge, other than in coils, not exceeding four inches in stacked height, must be protected around entire perimeter by a wooden frame securely metal-strapped or with perimeter protected by use of solid fiber angle forms of 1/4-inch thickness secured by strapping. Frame must utilize wooden cross members and skid blocks or runners where necessary to allow for mechanical handling and to protect against possible damage.

Subclasses for

Aluminum Wrapped - 13565

For many NMFC codes, there isn’t just one single class that is applied. NMFC numbers often have subclasses, which are almost always based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, aluminum wrapped, 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

What is a freight code?

National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a freight classification system created by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce shipping of LTL cargo. NMFC freight codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the ease of transport of many of the huge variety of different commodities being shipped together in LTL shipments every year.

Is an NMFC code required?

Adding NMFC code to a shipment is technically optional, but the NMFC codes can help avoid reclassification and ensure you're using the correct freight class number.

How is freight class determined?

NMFC freight classes are determined using four factors: density, handling, stowability, and liability. All of these factors affect the cost to the carrier of shipping goods.