Automobile Parts: Automobile Parts - 19097

Automobile Parts - 19097

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code devised by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship automobile parts accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
19097
COMMODITY
Automobile Parts
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
Body, separate or combined with each other. Also applies when parts or trim have weatherstripping, sound or shock absorbing or deadening material, or gaskets or similar material attached. Assemblies, cowl top, steel; Assemblies, hinge pillar, steel; Assemblies, lower back, steel; Assemblies, quarter and side panel, with or without wheelhouses, steel; Assemblies, quarter panel, with or without wheelhouses, steel; Dashboards (Dashes), steel; Panels, instrument, or Sections or Covers, instrument panel; Panels, rocker, steel; Pans, floor, steel; Pans, rear compartment, steel; Pillars, center, steel; Roofs or Panels or Sections, roof, exterior, steel; Shrouds, steel; Wheelhouses, steel;

Subclasses for

Automobile Parts - 19097

Subclasses are smaller divisions of an NMFC number that almost always distinguish among similar items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, automobile parts, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

19097-1

19097-2

250

200

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In packages other than boxes or crates

In boxes or crates

In packages other than boxes or crates

In boxes or crates

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

How do I find my NMFC code?

An organization called the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for many frequently shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). To view this list, you must pay a subscription fee. Learn more about freight classes from the experts at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

What is the most expensive freight class?

Freight Class 500 freight is the most expensive to ship. This classification is reserved for items of very high value or for items that use lots of space but weigh very little.

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.