National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system that was created by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the transportability of most of the countless different commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments each year.
Freight class 50 is the least expensive because it refers to the freight that is easiest to transport for the carriers.
Yes. If your shipment can be stacked, it allows the carrier to fit more freight into their truck.