Building: Units, commercial washing machine service, - 38640

Units, commercial washing machine service, - 38640

What is Freight Class?

A freight code is required when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This code is published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association and lets carriers quickly identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation logistics.
Ship units, commercial washing machine service, accurately by using the information below:
38640
Units, commercial washing machine service,
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Commodity note:
Applies on bulkheads or units consisting of steel frames containing water supply piping and electrical wiring, switches and receptacles, with or without pumps or drain piping, utilized in the installation of commercial self-service washing machines, in crates, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of

Subclasses for

Units, commercial washing machine service, - 38640

Having multiple subclasses is not unusual for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are usually a question of density.
In this instance, the commodity, units, commercial washing machine service,, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

38640-1

38640-2

250

175

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Less than 4

4 or greater

Less than 4

4 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.

Are NMFC and Freight Classes the same thing?

Every commodity has both a freight class and a NMFC code. Freight class represents a category of items while NMFC codes relate to specific commodities within each of the 18 freight classes.

Do all commodities have NMFC freight subclasses?

No, not all commodities have freight subclasses, although many do.