Building metalwork: Gates - 36460

Gates - 36460

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship gates accurately by using the information below:
36460
Gates
100
Commodity note:
Brass, bronze, copper or nickel-silver, in boxes or crates

Subclasses for

Gates - 36460

Often, NMFC codes have numerous subclasses. These subclasses are almost always based on how dense the items are.
In this instance, the commodity, gates, 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 a freight code?

National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a freight classification system created by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce shipping of LTL cargo. NMFC freight codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the ease of transport of many of the huge variety of different commodities being shipped together in LTL shipments every year.

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.

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.