Caps and covers: Caps and Cover Disc - 40255

Caps and Cover Disc - 40255

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment and help with transportation logistics.
Ship caps and cover disc accurately by using the information below:
40255
Caps and Cover Disc
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Commodity note:
NOI, fiberboard, paper or pulpboard, with or without fasteners, for bottles, cans, cups, collapsible tubes, glasses, jars or jugs, in packages:

Subclasses for

Caps and Cover Disc - 40255

Often, NMFC codes have multiple subclasses. These subclasses almost always distinguish various densities.
In this instance, the commodity, caps and cover disc, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

40255-1

40255-2

100

60

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With raised or standing rims, edges or ends

Without raised or standing rims, edges or ends

With raised or standing rims, edges or ends

Without raised or standing rims, edges or ends

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 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.

If I am shipping a couch when do I use freight class 250 vs freight class 175?

If the couch you are shipping has not been assembled yet and you are shipping various components that you can use freight class 250. If you are shipping a complete product then you should use freight class 175.

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.