Fibers: Ramie Fiber (China Grass Fiber) - 68540

Ramie Fiber (China Grass Fiber) - 68540

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you will need 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 ramie fiber (china grass fiber) accurately by using the information below:
68540
Ramie Fiber (China Grass Fiber)
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Commodity note:
In bales:

Subclasses for

Ramie Fiber (China Grass Fiber) - 68540

NMFC numbers can have a number of subclasses. These are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, ramie fiber (china grass fiber), is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

68540-1

68540-2

85

70

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Degummed

Not degummed

Degummed

Not degummed

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

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 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 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 determine your shipment is.