Plasterboard Joint System - 35240

Plasterboard Joint System - 35240

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 plasterboard joint system accurately by using the information below:
35240
Plasterboard Joint System
55

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55
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Commodity note:
Consisting of plastering compound with paper, metal or fabric tape, with or without applicator, or Plasterboard Joint or Topping Cement or Compound, in multiple-wall or doublewall paper bags, boxes, drums or pails.

Subclasses for

Plasterboard Joint System - 35240

NMFC numbers can have a number of subclasses. These are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, plasterboard joint system, 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

Where can I find freight class code chart?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). A subscription fee is required to access this list. You can learn more about freight classes from the experts at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

What is a CWT rate?

CWT stands for hundredweight. LTL shipments are priced “per 100 pounds,” “cwt,” or “per hundredweight.” This means that a 400 lb shipment priced at $25 CWT would cost $100, not including accessories or specialty services.

What happens if I don't put an NMFC freight class on my BOL?

If you don't include an NMFC code on your BOL, it is very likely that your carrier will charge you a reclassification fee and charge you the cost of shipping the freight they they determine your shipment is.