Building Materials, Miscellaneous: Frames - 34780

Frames - 34780

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, which is issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship frames accurately by using the information below:
34780
Frames
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Commodity note:
Window, or Sash, separate or combined, not glazed, NOI, also applies on accessorial hardware, provided the combined weight of such hardware does not exceed 15 percent of the weight on which charges are assessed:

Subclasses for

Frames - 34780

Having multiple subclasses is fairly common for NMFC numbers. These subclasses are primarily based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, frames, 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

Where can I find freight class code chart?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). A subscription fee is required to access this list. You can learn more about freight classes from the experts at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

If I am shipping a couch when do I use freight class 250 vs freight class 175?

If the couch you are shipping has not been assembled yet and you are shipping various components that you can use freight class 250. If you are shipping a complete product then you should use freight class 175.

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.