Advertising: Circulars - 4860

Circulars - 4860

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment and help with transportation logistics.
Ship circulars accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
4860
COMMODITY
Circulars
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
Prepaid. Order blanks, self-addressed envelopes or mailing cards, not stamped, may be enclosed with articles named. Applies only on articles or material which wholly or in part sponsor or extoll the virtues of any thing or service and which if intended to reach the hands of the ultimate consuming public are given without charge to such public.

Subclasses for

Circulars - 4860

Having subclasses is not uncommon for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are generally based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, circulars, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

4860-1

4860-2

60

77.5

Applies only when newsprint paper has a fiber content consisting of not less than 60 percent of ground wood and certification is made on bills of lading and shipping orders by shippers at time of shipment as follows

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Printed entirely on newsprint

Not printed entirely on newsprint

Printed entirely on newsprint

Not printed entirely on newsprint

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

What is freight hsn code?

HSN stands for Harmonized System of Nomenclature. It is a system for classifying commodities created by the World Customs organization. U.S. LTL shipping, however, uses NMFC classifications instead.

Is an NMFC code required?

Adding NMFC code to a shipment is technically optional, but the NMFC codes can help avoid reclassification and ensure you're using the correct freight class number.

What is density?

Density is the relationship between weight and size. A ping pong ball, which is very little material surrounding a good amount of air, is low density. Bricks, which are heavy for their size, are high density. In LTL shipping, it is commonly measured in pounds per cubic foot.