Cloth, Dry Goods, Fabrics or Textiles: Towels, NOI - 49390

Towels, NOI - 49390

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, which is issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship towels, noi accurately by using the information below:
49390
Towels, NOI
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Commodity note:
In boxes or wrapped bales or rolls, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Towels, NOI - 49390

Having multiple subclasses is fairly common for NMFC numbers. These subclasses are primarily based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, towels, noi, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

49390-1

49390-2

49390-3

49390-4

49390-5

49390-6

49390-7

49390-8

49390-9

49390-10

49390-11

400

300

250

175

125

100

92.5

85

70

65

60

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Less than 1

1 but less than 2

2 but less than 4

4 but less than 6

6 but less than 8

8 but less than 10

10 but less than 12

12 but less than 15

15 but less than 22.5

22.5 but less than 30

30 or greater

Less than 1

1 but less than 2

2 but less than 4

4 but less than 6

6 but less than 8

8 but less than 10

10 but less than 12

12 but less than 15

15 but less than 22.5

22.5 but less than 30

30 or greater

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

How do I find my NMFC code?

An organization called the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for many frequently shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). To view this list, you must pay a subscription fee. Learn more about freight classes from the experts at Koho 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 does NMFC stand for?

NMFC stand for National Motor Freight Classification. This is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more on our freight classes pages.