Caps and covers: Scrap Cap and Cover - 40700

Scrap Cap and Cover - 40700

What is Freight Class?

A freight code is required when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This code is published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association and lets carriers quickly identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation logistics.
Ship scrap cap and cover accurately by using the information below:
40700
Scrap Cap and Cover
50
Commodity note:
Also applies on broken, burnt out, worn out or scrap articles of carbon which have value only for reconversion into carbon. In packages

Subclasses for

Scrap Cap and Cover - 40700

Often, NMFC codes have numerous subclasses. These subclasses are almost always based on how dense the items are.
In this instance, the commodity, scrap cap and cover, 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

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.

Does stackability affect freight class?

Yes. If your shipment can be stacked, it allows the carrier to fit more freight into their truck.