Bee: Bee Blacks - 23820

Bee Blacks - 23820

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you 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 logistics.
Ship bee blacks accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
23820
COMMODITY
Bee Blacks
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
Dry mineral earth or peat char other than dry earth paint:

Subclasses for

Bee Blacks - 23820

For many NMFC codes, there isn’t just one single class that is applied. NMFC numbers often have subclasses, which are almost always based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, bee blacks, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

23820-1

23820-1

23820-2

23820-2

70

70

55

55

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In double bags

In four-ply paper bags

In boxes

Bee Drums

In double bags

In four-ply paper bags

In boxes

Bee Drums

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 NMFC code?

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system devised by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commercial movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the ease of transport of many of the wide variety of commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments.

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.

What are NMFC freight subclasses?

NMFC freight subclasses are used to differentiate among commodities of the same type. For example, one NMFC code for chairs/stools is 82790. Subclasses 82790-1 and 82790-11, despite have the same base NMFC code, fall into two different freight classes.