Caps and covers: Tin Caps and Cover - 40240

Tin Caps and Cover - 40240

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 tin caps and cover accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
40240
COMMODITY
Tin Caps and Cover
FREIGHT CLASS
55
Commodity note:
Separate or combined with aluminum, crimped edge. Applies only on caps of the type used for bottled beverages, having crimps, corrugations or flutings around the perimeter of cap. Provisions will not apply on screw-thread, twist-on or lug held caps. Lined with cork, paperboard or plastic, without attachments, in boxes or drums

Subclasses for

Tin Caps and Cover - 40240

Subclasses are further divisions of an NMFC number that generally distinguish among items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, tin caps and cover, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What is freight class code definition?

Created and maintained by a nonprofit membership organization named the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more from the experts at Koho on our freight classes pages.

If I am shipping a couch when do I use freight class 250 vs freight class 175?

If the couch you are shipping has not been assembled yet and you are shipping various components that you can use freight class 250. If you are shipping a complete product then you should use freight class 175.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.