Dental, Hospital or Medical Supply: Pellets - 57345

Pellets - 57345

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship pellets accurately by using the information below:
57345
Pellets
65
Commodity note:
Planting, compressed peat, in boxes having a density in pounds per cubic foot of 20 or greater, Density must be shown by the shipper on shipping orders and bills of lading at time of shipment. If density is not shown and shipment is inadvertently accepted, charges will initially be assessed under the provisions for 'Blocks, seedling, peat,' per item 24200. Upon satisfactory proof of actual density, freight charges will be adjusted accordingly.

Subclasses for

Pellets - 57345

Often, NMFC codes have numerous subclasses. These subclasses are almost always based on how dense the items are.
In this instance, the commodity, pellets, 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

What are the NMFC codes?

Created and maintained by a nonprofit organization called the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more on our freight classes pages.

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.

Do all commodities have NMFC freight subclasses?

No, not all commodities have freight subclasses, although many do.