Automobile Parts: Automobile Racks - 18432

Automobile Racks - 18432

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you will need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship automobile racks accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
18432
COMMODITY
Automobile Racks
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
Luggage, automobile top, NOI, other than molded plastic, with or without attaching or lashing fittings:

Subclasses for

Automobile Racks - 18432

Having subclasses is not uncommon for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are generally based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, automobile racks, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

18432-1

18432-2

18432-3

18432-4

70

200

70

Luggage carriers of the bar type consist of two or more bars equipped with mounting devices and are designed to be fastened parallel on the automobile top without connecting members between the bars.

In packages:

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Automobile Bar type

Other than bar type

SU

KD

Automobile Bar type

Other than bar type

SU

KD

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 hsn code?

HSN stands for Harmonized System of Nomenclature. It is a system for classifying commodities created by the World Customs organization. U.S. LTL shipping, however, uses NMFC classifications instead.

If I am shipping a couch when do I use freight class 250 vs freight class 175?

If the couch you are shipping has not been assembled yet and you are shipping various components that you can use freight class 250. If you are shipping a complete product then you should use freight class 175.

What does NMFC stand for?

NMFC stand for National Motor Freight Classification. This is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more on our freight classes pages.