Building metalwork: Tin plate - 35940

Tin plate - 35940

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship tin plate accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
35940
COMMODITY
Tin plate
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
When in shipments of 24,000 pounds or more, provisions include accompanying equipment of hangers.

Subclasses for

Tin plate - 35940

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

35940-1

35940-2

85

70

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Not nested, in boxes or crates

Nested, in packages

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

Where can I find freight class code lookup?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) annually publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). To access this list, you are required to pay a subscription fee. Learn more about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

How many freight classes are there?

The National Motor Freight and Traffic Association has 18 freight classes numbered 50 to 500. The lower the freight class, the lower the cost of transporting that freight.

What are NMFC freight subclasses?

NMFC freight subclasses are used to differentiate among commodities of the same type. For example, one NMFC code for chairs/stools is 82790. Subclasses 82790-1 and 82790-11, despite have the same base NMFC code, fall into two different freight classes.