Boilers, Furnaces, Stoves and related Articles: Shoe Forms - 28100
What is Freight Class?
When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code made by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship shoe forms accurately by using the information below:
Metal or wood, other than display forms or trees, in boxes or drums
Shoe Forms - 28100
Subclasses are further divisions of an NMFC number that generally distinguish among items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, shoe forms, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass NMFC Code
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.
HSN stands for Harmonized System of Nomenclature. It is a system for classifying commodities created by the World Customs organization. U.S. LTL shipping, however, uses NMFC classifications instead.
Is an NMFC code required?
Adding NMFC code to a shipment is technically optional, but the NMFC codes can help avoid reclassification and ensure you're using the correct freight class number.
Why is the freight class of some commodities fixed?
Some items, such as car transmissions, have a specific class no matter how heavy or big they are. This is called a fixed class. Items can be assigned a fixed class if the value and transportability very rarely change.