Advertising: Catalog Parts or Sections - 4850

Catalog Parts or Sections - 4850

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship catalog parts or sections accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
4850
COMMODITY
Catalog Parts or Sections
FREIGHT CLASS
60
Commodity note:
Paper, prepaid. Applies on covers; or on single or multiple pages of printed advertising or reading matter, folded or cut or not folded nor cut to final sheet size. Does not apply on articles or material having any function or purpose other than that of reading matter or conveying an advertiser's message to readers. In packages

Subclasses for

Catalog Parts or Sections - 4850

Having multiple subclasses is not unusual for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are usually a question of density.
In this instance, the commodity, catalog parts or sections, 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 the best way to calculate your freight class?

Working with a 3PL like Koho can help you accurately determine your freight class so you can avoid re-classification fees with the carriers. For more information on the freight class system, go to the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association.

Do all commodities have NMFC freight subclasses?

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