Aluminum: Plate - 13570

Plate - 13570

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code implemented by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to easily identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship plate accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
13570
COMMODITY
Plate
FREIGHT CLASS
70
Commodity note:
Plastic faced or coated on one or both sides, in boxes, crates or on skids. When packed on skids, exposed top surfaces must be covered by fiberboard or similar material of sufficient strength to protect the plastic facing from damage.

Subclasses for

Plate - 13570

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

How do I get my NMFC code?

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.

If I am shipping a couch when do I use freight class 250 vs freight class 175?

If the couch you are shipping has not been assembled yet and you are shipping various components that you can use freight class 250. If you are shipping a complete product then you should use freight class 175.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.