Agricultural implements, hand: Separating Machines - 7040

Separating Machines - 7040

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight, you’ll need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship separating machines accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
7040
COMMODITY
Separating Machines
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
(Fanning Mills), grain

Subclasses for

Separating Machines - 7040

Subclasses are further divisions of an NMFC number that generally distinguish among items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, separating machines, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

7040-1

7040-2

7040-3

7040-4

7040-5

85

200

150

100

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Completely KD, in boxes or crates

SU or partially taken apart

Loose or on skids

Drums detached, in boxes or crates

Drums, dust hoods or wind chutes, fan boxes and sieves removed and secured within main frame, in boxes or crates

Completely KD, in boxes or crates

SU or partially taken apart

Loose or on skids

Drums detached, in boxes or crates

Drums, dust hoods or wind chutes, fan boxes and sieves removed and secured within main frame, in boxes or crates

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

What is NMFC code?

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system devised by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commercial movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the ease of transport of many of the wide variety of commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments.

What is the most expensive freight class?

Freight Class 500 freight is the most expensive to ship. This classification is reserved for items of very high value or for items that use lots of space but weigh very little.

Can how I pack my shipment affect freight class?

Yes. How your freight is packaged can signifcantly affect the cost of your shipment. Contact Koho for questions about specific commodities and best packaging practices.