Silver-plated - 51560

Silver-plated - 51560

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 silver-plated accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
51560
COMMODITY
Silver-plated
FREIGHT CLASS
100

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FREIGHT CLASS
100
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Commodity note:
in boxes or drums.

Subclasses for

Silver-plated - 51560

NMFC numbers may have subclasses. These are most frequently based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, silver-plated, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info
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.

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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 does class mean when shipping?

The class determines the cost of the shipping. The lower the class, the lower the cost.

How is freight class determined?

NMFC freight classes are determined using four factors: density, handling, stowability, and liability. All of these factors affect the cost to the carrier of shipping goods.