Mines Ammunition, Not explosive - 14040

Mines Ammunition, Not explosive - 14040

What is Freight Class?

When shipping 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 allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and help with transportation.
Ship mines ammunition, not explosive accurately by using the information below:
14040
Mines Ammunition, Not explosive
85

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85
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Commodity note:
Dummy, solid, or filled with inert material, in boxes or crates.

Subclasses for

Mines Ammunition, Not explosive - 14040

NMFC numbers often have multiple subclasses. These are almost always based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, mines ammunition, not explosive, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
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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.

If I am shipping a couch when do I use freight class 250 vs freight class 175?

If the couch you are shipping has not been assembled yet and you are shipping various components that you can use freight class 250. If you are shipping a complete product then you should use freight class 175.

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.