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 bark (corkwood) accurately by using the information below:
Other than virgin bark, unmanufactured, in packages.
Bark (Corkwood) - 53520
NMFC numbers can have a number of subclasses. These are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, bark (corkwood), is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass NMFC Code
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.