Caps and Cover Top - 40255

Caps and Cover Top - 40255

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload). This standardized code, issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship caps and cover top accurately by using the information below:
40255
Caps and Cover Top
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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 Top - 40255

For many NMFC codes, there isn’t just one class that is applied. Frequently, NMFC numbers have a number of subclasses, which are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, caps and cover top, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight 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
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Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What is freight class code?

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.

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 happens if I don't put an NMFC freight class on my BOL?

If you don't include an NMFC code on your BOL, it is very likely that your carrier will charge you a reclassification fee and charge you the cost of shipping the freight they they determine your shipment is.