Carriers, Shipping: Sheet Steel and Wood Shipping Boxes - 40947

Sheet Steel and Wood Shipping Boxes - 40947

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 sheet steel and wood shipping boxes accurately by using the information below:
40947
Sheet Steel and Wood Shipping Boxes
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Commodity note:
With hinges and cover fasteners or locks attached. NOI, capacity less than 135 cubic feet:

Subclasses for

Sheet Steel and Wood Shipping Boxes - 40947

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, sheet steel and wood shipping boxes, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

40947-1

40947-2

150

85

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SU

KD flat

SU

KD flat

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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

What happens when a freight class code is wrong?

It might be tempting to declare that your shipment is a lower freight class than it actually is in order to secure a lower price, however, carriers will re-classify your freight for accuracy and charge you a fee for having to do so.

What is the NMFC class for baseballs?

The NMFC freight class for baseballs is 85.