Telescopes - 58340

Telescopes - 58340

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code devised by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship telescopes accurately by using the information below:
58340
Telescopes
100

Enter your email to instantly view Freight Class

100
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Commodity note:
Observatory, without lenses or mirrors, KD, in boxes

Subclasses for

Telescopes - 58340

NMFC numbers often have multiple subclasses. These are almost always based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, telescopes, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

Enter your email to instantly view
freight subclasses

Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

How do I get my NMFC code?

An organization known as the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for many commonly shipped commodities (https://classit.nmfta.org/). You must pay a subscription fee to view this list. For more information about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

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.

Can I always use density to find the right NMFC class?

No. While density is one of the primary factors in determining NMFC freight class, other factors, such as value, are also used in making that determination. Gold bars, for example, are very dense, but they fall into shipping class 500 along with very low-density items because of their high value.