Alloys: Ferro-alloys, NOI, in bags, boxes or drums - 12850

Ferro-alloys, NOI, in bags, boxes or drums - 12850

What is Freight Class?

All LTL (less-than-truckload) shipments are required to have a freight code. This standardized code, published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship ferro-alloys, noi, in bags, boxes or drums accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
12850
COMMODITY
Ferro-alloys, NOI, in bags, boxes or drums
FREIGHT CLASS
60
Commodity note:

Subclasses for

Ferro-alloys, NOI, in bags, boxes or drums - 12850

Subclasses are further divisions of an NMFC number that generally distinguish among items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, ferro-alloys, noi, in bags, boxes or drums, 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.

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 most expensive freight class?

Freight Class 500 freight is the most expensive to ship. This classification is reserved for items of very high value or for items that use lots of space but weigh very little.

What happens if I don't put an NMFC freight class on my BOL?

If you don't include an NMFC code on your BOL, it is very likely that your carrier will charge you a reclassification fee and charge you the cost of shipping the freight they they determine your shipment is.