Carriers, Shipping: Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers - 41027

Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers - 41027

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, which is issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship bulk commodity shipping containers accurately by using the information below:
41027
Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers
125
Commodity note:
Metal, NOI, with or without lift truck skid or pallet base or legs, loose or in packages.

Subclasses for

Bulk Commodity Shipping Containers - 41027

Subclasses are divisions of an NMFC number that usually distinguish similar items that have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, bulk commodity shipping containers, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info
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

Where can I find freight class code lookup?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) annually publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). To access this list, you are required to pay a subscription fee. Learn more about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

What is a CWT rate?

CWT stands for hundredweight. LTL shipments are priced “per 100 pounds,” “cwt,” or “per hundredweight.” This means that a 400 lb shipment priced at $25 CWT would cost $100, not including accessories or specialty services.

Do all commodities have NMFC freight subclasses?

No, not all commodities have freight subclasses, although many do.