Aluminum: Pigs - 13240

Pigs - 13240

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight, you’ll need 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 pigs accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
13240
COMMODITY
Pigs
FREIGHT CLASS
55
Commodity note:
Applies only on materials not further finished than hot rolled, rough hot-pressed, rough hot-extruded or rough hot-hammered and not smooth or surface finished. When billets, blooms, ingots, pigs or slabs constitute other articles for which a specific classification item or class is provided when in an unfinished condition, or where no further work is required before becoming a finished article for which a specific classification item or class is otherwise provided, such specific classification item or class must be used and the class for billets, blooms, ingots, pigs or slabs will not apply, in packages

Subclasses for

Pigs - 13240

For many NMFC codes, there isn’t just one class that is applied. Frequently, NMFC numbers have a number of subclasses, which are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, pigs, 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 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.

How many freight classes are there?

The National Motor Freight and Traffic Association has 18 freight classes numbered 50 to 500. The lower the freight class, the lower the cost of transporting that freight.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.