Building materials, miscellaneous: Highway railing, cast aluminum, in packages - 35420
What is Freight Class?
When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship highway railing, cast aluminum, in packages accurately by using the information below:
Highway railing, cast aluminum, in packages
Highway railing, cast aluminum, in packages - 35420
Having multiple subclasses is not unusual for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are usually a question of density.
In this instance, the commodity, highway railing, cast aluminum, in packages, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass NMFC Code
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.
Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.
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.
Do all commodities have NMFC freight subclasses?
No, not all commodities have freight subclasses, although many do.