Building metalwork: Chimney Caps - 36090

Chimney Caps - 36090

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code made by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to quickly identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship chimney caps accurately by using the information below:
36090
Chimney Caps
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Commodity note:
Other than rotating, in boxes or crates, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of

Subclasses for

Chimney Caps - 36090

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, chimney caps, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

36090-1

36090-2

175

77.5

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Less than 10

10 or greater

Less than 10

10 or greater

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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

How many freight classes are there?

The National Motor Freight and Traffic Association has 18 freight classes numbered 50 to 500. The lower the freight class, the lower the cost of transporting that freight.

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.