Dairy Products: Cheese Dairy Products - 55490

Cheese Dairy Products - 55490

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 cheese dairy products accurately by using the information below:
55490
Cheese Dairy Products
60
Commodity note:
Spoiled or stale, not refrigerated, unsuitable for edible purposes without reprocessing, in packages.

Subclasses for

Cheese Dairy Products - 55490

Subclasses are divisions of an NMFC number that usually distinguish similar items that have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, cheese dairy products, 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 a freight code list?

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 is required to view this list. You can read more about freight classes 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.

Does stackability affect freight class?

Yes. If your shipment can be stacked, it allows the carrier to fit more freight into their truck.