What is Freight Class?
You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, which is issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship apparatus accurately by using the information below:
Gas or oxygen administering, other than expendable breathing circuits or expendable administration sets, in boxes or crates
Apparatus - 56440
For many NMFC codes, there isn’t one single class that is applied. Often, NMFC numbers have multiple subclasses, which are frequently based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, apparatus, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass NMFC Code