Boilers, Furnaces, Stoves and related Articles: Furnaces - 26280

Furnaces - 26280

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you 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 furnaces accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
26280
COMMODITY
Furnaces
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
House heating, hot air, Also applies on burners, sprayers, vaporizers or air conditioning apparatus when forming an integral part of the furnace which they accompany, in boxes, crates or wrapped packages, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Furnaces - 26280

Having multiple subclasses is not unusual for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are usually a question of density.
In this instance, the commodity, furnaces, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

26280-1

26280-2

200

92.5

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Less than 6

6 or greater

Less than 6

6 or greater

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.

Are NMFC and Freight Classes the same thing?

Every commodity has both a freight class and a NMFC code. Freight class represents a category of items while NMFC codes relate to specific commodities within each of the 18 freight classes.

Can how I pack my shipment affect freight class?

Yes. How your freight is packaged can signifcantly affect the cost of your shipment. Contact Koho for questions about specific commodities and best packaging practices.