Carriers, Shipping: Wooden Shipping Boxes - 40947

Wooden Shipping Boxes - 40947

What is Freight Class?

A standardized freight code must be used when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This code, which is published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to quickly identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship wooden shipping boxes accurately by using the information below:
40947
Wooden Shipping Boxes
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Commodity note:
With hinges and cover fasteners or locks attached. NOI, capacity less than 135 cubic feet:

Subclasses for

Wooden Shipping Boxes - 40947

Having subclasses is not uncommon for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are generally based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, wooden shipping boxes, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

40947-1

40947-2

150

85

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SU

KD flat

SU

KD flat

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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

How is the cost of freight determined?

Your freight cost is determined by a number of variables, such as how far your shipment needs to go, the freight class number, whether or not accessorials are needed, as well as fluctuating fuel costs and truck capacity.

Can how I pack my shipment affect freight class?

Yes. How your freight is packaged can significantly affect the cost of your shipment. Contact Koho for questions about specific commodities and best packaging practices.