Automobile Devices - 18494

Automobile Devices - 18494

What is Freight Class?

A freight code is required when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This code, published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers quickly identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation logistics.
Ship automobile devices accurately by using the information below:
18494
Automobile Devices
70

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70
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Commodity note:
Steering assist, hydraulic shock absorber type, iron or steel, other than power steering components, with or without mounting brackets. Applies only on devices consisting of a double action hydraulic cylinder with mechanical assist designed to be mounted between the axle and tie rod.

Subclasses for

Automobile Devices - 18494

Having multiple subclasses is fairly common for NMFC numbers. These subclasses are primarily based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, automobile devices, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
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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 clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.