Shale - 48450

Shale - 48450

What is Freight Class?

A freight code must be used when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment that help with transportation logistics.
Ship shale accurately by using the information below:
48450
Shale
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Commodity note:
In bags, boxes or drums

Subclasses for

Shale - 48450

Subclasses are smaller divisions of an NMFC number that almost always distinguish among similar items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, shale, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info

48450-1

48450-2

60

50

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Ground, burnt or retorted

Crude

Ground, burnt or retorted

Crude

Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
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Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What is the NMFC code?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) created the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC). It is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commercial movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the transportability of the large variety of commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments every year.

How many freight classes are there?

The National Motor Freight and Traffic Association has 18 freight classes numbered 50 to 500. The lower the freight class, the lower the cost of transporting that freight.

What is the NMFC class for baseballs?

The NMFC freight class for baseballs is 85.