Pamphlets - 4860

What is Freight Class?

All LTL (less-than-truckload) shipments require a freight code. This code, created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers quickly identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation logistics.
Ship pamphlets accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
4860
COMMODITY
Pamphlets
FREIGHT CLASS
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FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
Prepaid. Order blanks, self-addressed envelopes or mailing cards, not stamped, may be enclosed with articles named. Applies only on articles or material which wholly or in part sponsor or extoll the virtues of any thing or service and which if intended to reach the hands of the ultimate consuming public are given without charge to such public.

Subclasses for

Pamphlets - 4860

Often, NMFC codes have multiple subclasses. These subclasses almost always distinguish various densities.
In this instance, the commodity, pamphlets, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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Subclass Info

4860-1

4860-2

60

77.5

Applies only when newsprint paper has a fiber content consisting of not less than 60 percent of ground wood and certification is made on bills of lading and shipping orders by shippers at time of shipment as follows

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Printed entirely on newsprint

Not printed entirely on newsprint

Printed entirely on newsprint

Not printed entirely on newsprint

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.

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FAQs

What is freight class code?

National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system that was created by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the transportability of most of the countless different commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments each year.

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 basballs?

The NMFC freight class for baseballs is 85.