Cloth, Dry Goods, Fabrics or Textiles: Holders - 49470

Holders - 49470

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment and help with transportation logistics.
Ship holders accurately by using the information below:
49470
Holders
100
Commodity note:
Empty, in boxes or Package 2213

Subclasses for

Holders - 49470

Often, NMFC codes have multiple subclasses. These subclasses almost always distinguish various densities.
In this instance, the commodity, holders, 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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

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.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.