Finishing, electric cable, conduit - 50290

Finishing, electric cable, conduit - 50290

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you will need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship finishing, electric cable, conduit accurately by using the information below:
50290
Finishing, electric cable, conduit
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Subclasses for

Finishing, electric cable, conduit - 50290

Having subclasses is not uncommon for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are generally based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, finishing, electric cable, conduit, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info

50290-1

50290-2

65

70

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Asphalt or pitch base, in metal cans in boxes or drums, or in bulk in drums with or without tops, or in bags

Paraffine wax base, in bags, boxes or drums

Asphalt or pitch base, in metal cans in boxes or drums, or in bulk in drums with or without tops, or in bags

Paraffine wax base, in bags, boxes or drums

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

What is freight class code definition?

Created and maintained by a nonprofit membership organization named the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more from the experts at Koho 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.

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.