Wire - 30310

Wire - 30310

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship wire accurately by using the information below:
30310
Wire
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Commodity note:
Electric or other than electric, armored, covered, insulated or plain; or copper-clad steel, armored, covered, insulated or plain, in boxes or crates or on reels, Cable or wire may be shipped on reels provided that the last layer of cable or wire is lagged with metal or wood or that the cable or wire is wrapped between flanges extending full width of wound cable or wire in one of the following methods, 1. With 0.090-inch-thick solid fiberboard backed with 0.50-inch-thick foam plastic, 2. With a 160-pound minimum, high density polyethylene or polypropylene extruded plastic double-faced sheet having a ribbed or corrugated medium, backed with 0.25-inch foam plastic, 3. With solid thermoplastic material, with or without nonplastic fillers, 0.050-inch minimum thickness, backed with a minimum thickness of 0.0625-inch of open or closed cell foam material, All reels must be labeled with two precautionary markings indicating the proper handling procedure for such reels:

Subclasses for

Wire - 30310

Subclasses are divisions of an NMFC number that usually distinguish similar items that have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, wire, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
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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 chart?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). A subscription fee is required to access this list. You can learn more about freight classes from the experts at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

What is the most expensive freight class?

Freight Class 500 freight is the most expensive to ship. This classification is reserved for items of very high value or for items that use lots of space but weigh very little.

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.