Cloth, Dry Goods, Fabrics or Textiles: Cloth, burlap, gunny, ixtle (istle), jute - 48970

Cloth, burlap, gunny, ixtle (istle), jute - 48970

What is Freight Class?

A freight code is required when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This code is published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association and lets carriers quickly identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation logistics.
Ship cloth, burlap, gunny, ixtle (istle), jute accurately by using the information below:
Cloth, burlap, gunny, ixtle (istle), jute
Commodity note:
NOI, printed or surface coated, in packages

Subclasses for

Cloth, burlap, gunny, ixtle (istle), jute - 48970

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, burlap, gunny, ixtle (istle), jute, 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.


Where can I find freight class code chart?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items ( A subscription fee is required to access this list. You can learn more about freight classes from the experts at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

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.