An organization known as the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for many commonly shipped commodities (https://classit.nmfta.org/). You must pay a subscription fee to view this list. For more information about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.
Freight class 50 is the least expensive because it refers to the freight that is easiest to transport for the carriers.
Yes. If your shipment can be stacked, it allows the carrier to fit more freight into their truck.