Automobile Parts: Automobile Headrests - 18840

Automobile Headrests - 18840

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship automobile headrests accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
18840
COMMODITY
Automobile Headrests
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
Consisting of cellular or expanded plastic or rubber pad or cushion and steel supporting framework, with or without mounting brackets, in boxes or crates, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Automobile Headrests - 18840

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 headrests, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

18840-1

18840-2

200

110

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Less than 6

6 or greater

Less than 6

6 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 freight class code definition?

Created and maintained by a nonprofit membership organization named the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more from the experts at Koho on our freight classes pages.

Can I use a lower NMFC class to save money on shipping?

No. If you claim that your freight is a lower class than it actually is, your carrier will likely find out. They will charge you a fee for reclassifying the freight and charge you the appropriate amount for the actual class of your freight after it has been shipped.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.