Building metalwork: Plywood, aluminum, in boxes - 36150
What is Freight Class?
When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship plywood, aluminum, in boxes accurately by using the information below:
Plywood, aluminum, in boxes
Plywood, aluminum, in boxes - 36150
Often, NMFC codes have subclasses. These subclasses generally are based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, plywood, aluminum, in boxes, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass NMFC Code
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.
HSN stands for Harmonized System of Nomenclature. It is a system for classifying commodities created by the World Customs organization. U.S. LTL shipping, however, uses NMFC classifications instead.
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 does NMFC stand for?
NMFC stand for National Motor Freight Classification. This is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more on our freight classes pages.