Cotton Cloth or synthetic fiber - 49170

Cotton Cloth or synthetic fiber - 49170

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code implemented by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to easily identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship cotton cloth or synthetic fiber accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
49170
COMMODITY
Cotton Cloth or synthetic fiber
FREIGHT CLASS
85

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FREIGHT CLASS
85
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Commodity note:
laminated with other fabrics or paper, Does not apply when: (1) Laminated cloth or fabric is coated with plastic; (2) Any part of the completed cloth consists of cellular, expanded or foam plastic or rubber, in boxes, crates, or in wrapped bales or rolls

Subclasses for

Cotton Cloth or synthetic fiber - 49170

NMFC numbers can have a number of subclasses. These are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, cotton cloth or synthetic fiber, 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.

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FAQs

How do I find my NMFC code?

An organization called the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for many frequently shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). To view this list, you must pay a subscription fee. 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 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.