Aluminum: Sheet - 13570

Sheet - 13570

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code devised by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship sheet accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
13570
COMMODITY
Sheet
FREIGHT CLASS
70
Commodity note:
Plastic faced or coated on one or both sides, in boxes, crates or on skids. When packed on skids, exposed top surfaces must be covered by fiberboard or similar material of sufficient strength to protect the plastic facing from damage.

Subclasses for

Sheet - 13570

NMFC numbers often have multiple subclasses. These are almost always based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, sheet, 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

How do I get my NMFC code?

An organization known as the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for many commonly shipped commodities (https://classit.nmfta.org/). You must pay a subscription fee to view this list. For more information about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

How is the cost of freight determined?

Your freight cost is determined by a number of variables, such as how far your shipment needs to go, the freight class number, whether or not accessorials are needed, as well as fluctuating fuel costs and truck capacity.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.