Sutures - 56940

Sutures - 56940

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your 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 lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment and help with transportation logistics.
Ship sutures accurately by using the information below:
56940
Sutures
100

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100
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Commodity note:
Surgical, with or without accompanying wound closure material, other than wound stapling devices, with or without needles, in boxes

Subclasses for

Sutures - 56940

NMFC numbers can have a number of subclasses. These are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, sutures, 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

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 is the least expensive freight class?

Freight class 50 is the least expensive because it refers to the freight that is easiest to transport for the carriers.

What is the NMFC class for baseballs?

The NMFC freight class for baseballs is 85.