Farm Equipment: Grain Storage Bins - 64720

Grain Storage Bins - 64720

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code made by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship grain storage bins accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
64720
COMMODITY
Grain Storage Bins
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:

Subclasses for

Grain Storage Bins - 64720

Subclasses are further divisions of an NMFC number that generally distinguish among items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, grain storage bins, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

64720-1

64720-2

64720-3

85

70

65

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Aluminum and steel combined. Aluminum must not exceed 331/3 percent of the weight upon which charges are assessed. KD, in packages

Steel or steel and wire combined, without hoppers, KD, in packages

Wooden, in panels

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.

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.