Aluminum: Blooms - 13240

Blooms - 13240

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship blooms accurately by using the information below:
13240
Blooms
55

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55
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Commodity note:
Applies only on materials not further finished than hot rolled, rough hot-pressed, rough hot-extruded or rough hot-hammered and not smooth or surface finished. When billets, blooms, ingots, pigs or slabs constitute other articles for which a specific classification item or class is provided when in an unfinished condition, or where no further work is required before becoming a finished article for which a specific classification item or class is otherwise provided, such specific classification item or class must be used and the class for billets, blooms, ingots, pigs or slabs will not apply, in packages

Subclasses for

Blooms - 13240

Often, NMFC codes have numerous subclasses. These subclasses are almost always based on how dense the items are.
In this instance, the commodity, blooms, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
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Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What are the NMFC codes?

Created and maintained by a nonprofit organization called the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more 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.