Shipping Chemicals - 43940

Shipping Chemicals - 43940

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you will need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship cleaning, scouring accurately by using the information below:
48580
Cleaning, Scouring
70

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70
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Commodity note:
Not required by the U.S. Department of Transportation to bear a Hazard Class or Hazard Division label or placard, Does not apply on hand soap in freestanding bottles or containers with integral pump. For applicable provisions, Soap, hand, in pump dispensing unit,Applies only on hand soap contained in freestanding bottle or container with integral pump. Does not apply on bathroom or lavatory fixtures, in boxes, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of. And Does not apply on materials regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation as hazardous and required to bear a Hazard Class or Hazard Division label or placard. For classes applicable to such hazardous materials, see provisions elsewhere in this Classification. viz.Bluing, laundry; Cleaning, Scouring or Washing Compounds, NOI; Degreasers; Detergents; Soap, liquid or other than liquid, including Soap Powder, NOI; In bags, boxes, drums, pails, intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) or Packages 602, 1333, 2039, 2189, 2213, 2289, 2309, 2341, 2355, 2393, 2398, 2399, 2410, 2440, 2463, 2467, 2473, 2478, 2479, 2499, 2500, 2521, 2526, 2528 or 2530

Subclasses for

Shipping Chemicals - 43940

NMFC numbers can have a number of subclasses. These are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, cleaning, scouring, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info
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

What is freight class code?

National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system that was created by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the transportability of most of the countless different commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments each year.

What is a CWT rate?

CWT stands for hundredweight. LTL shipments are priced “per 100 pounds,” “cwt,” or “per hundredweight.” This means that a 400 lb shipment priced at $25 CWT would cost $100, not including accessories or specialty services.

What does NMFC stand for?

NMFC stand for National Motor Freight Classification. This is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more on our freight classes pages.