Cereals - 72310

Cereals - 72310

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship cereals accurately by using the information below:
72310
Cereals
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Commodity note:
Viz.: Baby Cereals; Cereals, NOI, ready-to-eat, including Granola, The term 'ready-to-eat cereals' refers to prepared cereals ready for human consumption without further cooking or heating. Cereals, NOI, requiring further cooking or heating (Hot Cereals); Oatmeal or Porridge, including Mush; In bags, boxes, drums or Packages 128, 2231, 2465, 2470 or 2493, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Cereals - 72310

Having multiple subclasses is fairly common for NMFC numbers. These subclasses are primarily based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, cereals, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info

72310-1

72310-2

72310-3

150

100

70

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Less than 8

8 but less than 12

12 or greater

Less than 8

8 but less than 12

12 or greater

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

Where can I find freight class code chart?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). A subscription fee is required to access this list. You can learn more about freight classes from the experts at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

How is the cost of freight determined?

Your freight cost is determined by a number of variables, such as how far your shipment needs to go, the freight class number, whether or not accessorials are needed, as well as fluctuating fuel costs and truck capacity.

Do all commodities have NMFC freight subclasses?

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