Building metalwork: Double-hung window sash - 36040
What is Freight Class?
You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload). This standardized code, issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship double-hung window sash accurately by using the information below:
Double-hung window sash
Aluminum with steel sash balance, in boxes
Double-hung window sash - 36040
Subclasses are further divisions of an NMFC number that generally distinguish among items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, double-hung window sash, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass NMFC Code
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.
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 best way to calculate your freight class?
Working with a 3PL like Koho can help you accurately determine your freight class so you can avoid re-classification fees with the carriers. For more information on the freight class system, go to the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association.
What is the NMFC class for clothing?
Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.