Automobile Parts: Automobile Part Bags - 20488

Automobile Part Bags - 20488

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 part bags accurately by using the information below:
20488
Automobile Part Bags
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Commodity note:
NOI; Envelopes; Packets, NOI; Pouches, NOI; or Mailers; paper or plastic film, insulated or padded with expanded plastic film or plastic film honeycombed with integrally formed cups or blisters or laminated to form air-filled cells, in boxes, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Automobile Part Bags - 20488

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

20488-1

20488-2

300

250

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Less than 3

3 or greater

Less than 3

3 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

Where can I find freight class code lookup?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) annually publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). To access this list, you are required to pay a subscription fee. Learn more about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

What does class mean when shipping?

The class determines the cost of the shipping. The lower the class, the lower the cost.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.