Sinkers - 17290

Sinkers - 17290

What is Freight Class?

When shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and help with transportation.
Ship sinkers accurately by using the information below:
17290
Sinkers
70

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70
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Commodity note:
Lead, in boxes or drums, or in cloth bags, contents not exceeding 50 pounds.

Subclasses for

Sinkers - 17290

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

FAQs

Where can I find a freight code list?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). A subscription is required to view this list. You can read more about freight classes at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

Can I use a lower NMFC class to save money on shipping?

No. If you claim that your freight is a lower class than it actually is, your carrier will likely find out. They will charge you a fee for reclassifying the freight and charge you the appropriate amount for the actual class of your freight after it has been shipped.

Can how I pack my shipment affect freight class?

Yes. How your freight is packaged can signifcantly affect the cost of your shipment. Contact Koho for questions about specific commodities and best packaging practices.