Cloth - 49220

Cloth - 49220

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship cloth accurately by using the information below:
49220
Cloth
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Commodity note:
Membrane (coating reinforcement), cotton, glass

Subclasses for

Cloth - 49220

For many NMFC codes, there isn’t just one single class that is applied. NMFC numbers often have subclasses, which are almost always based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, cloth, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info

49220-1

49220-2

49220-3

49220-4

55

60

70

The term 'coated' is descriptive of the finished fabric and applies only when all interstices (openings) are filled with the coating material, in boxes or in rolls on pallets

In boxes

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Coated with asphalt, pitch or tar

Processed, other than coated

Cotton

Glass or synthetic fiber

Coated with asphalt, pitch or tar

Processed, other than coated

Cotton

Glass or synthetic fiber

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 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.

What is the least expensive freight class?

Freight class 50 is the least expensive because it refers to the freight that is easiest to transport for the carriers.

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.