Athletic Goods: Rails (Poles) - 16656

Rails (Poles) - 16656

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship rails (poles) accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
16656
COMMODITY
Rails (Poles)
FREIGHT CLASS
70
Commodity note:
In packages.

Subclasses for

Rails (Poles) - 16656

Having multiple subclasses is fairly common for NMFC numbers. These subclasses are primarily based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, rails (poles), 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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

What is the best way to calculate your freight class?

Working with a 3PL like Koho can help you accurately determine your freight class so you can avoid re-classification fees with the carriers. For more information on the freight class system, go to the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association.

What is the NMFC class for basballs?

The NMFC freight class for baseballs is 85.