What is Measured?

As previously stated, what is measured is the difficulty of shipping the goods (I.e. transportability of those goods.) Key terms: 1. Density; 2. Stowability, which includes excessive weight or excessive length; 3. Ease or difficulty of handling, which includes special...

What Kind of Product are you Shipping?

The NMFC arranges commodities into eighteen classes, each with a rating on a scale from 50 to 500. FreightClass.net can help you determine which class your shipments belong to.  Are you shipping in bulk?  What size are your products? The NMFC helps us calculate your...

A Better Understanding of Freight Classes

You’ve learned about the National Motor Freight Traffic Association and its subsidiary National Motor Freight Classification standardization tool, which many carriers choose as a method for classifying freight and for determining freight quotes.  There are other...