Fasteners - 47970

Fasteners - 47970

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code devised by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship fasteners accurately by using the information below:
47970
Fasteners
70

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70
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Commodity note:
For corks, covers or stoppers of bottles, cans, glasses or jars, in boxes or drums

Subclasses for

Fasteners - 47970

Subclasses are smaller divisions of an NMFC number that almost always distinguish among similar items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, fasteners, 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

Where can I find freight class code lookup?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) annually publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). To access this list, you are required to pay a subscription fee. Learn more about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

How is the cost of freight determined?

Your freight cost is determined by a number of variables, such as how far your shipment needs to go, the freight class number, whether or not accessorials are needed, as well as fluctuating fuel costs and truck capacity.

How is freight class determined?

NMFC freight classes are determined using four factors: density, handling, stowability, and liability. All of these factors affect the cost to the carrier of shipping goods.