Farm Equipment: Laying Batteries - 64680

Laying Batteries - 64680

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have 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 laying batteries accurately by using the information below:
64680
Laying Batteries
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Commodity note:
Steel or steel and wire combined, other than poultry laying cages. Includes equipment of heating apparatus which when detached must be in boxes, crates or drums, except that cast iron stoves may be shipped loose:

Subclasses for

Laying Batteries - 64680

Subclasses are smaller divisions of an NMFC number that almost always distinguish among similar items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, laying batteries, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

64680-1

64680-2

150

100

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SU, in boxes or crates

KD, in packages

SU, in boxes or crates

KD, in packages

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 NMFC code?

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system devised by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commercial movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the ease of transport of many of the wide variety of commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments.

What is the purpose of freight classification?

Freight classification groups products based on similar density, stowability, handling and liability so carriers and shippers have an effective way of communicating the ease of transporting said freight.

What does NMFC stand for?

NMFC stand for National Motor Freight Classification. This is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more on our freight classes pages.