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Freight class

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Amber S.
Jun 24, 2020
What is a freight class and how does it affect my shipping cost?

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Munmun S.
Jun 24, 2020
According to the National Motor Freight Transportation Association, Inc., there are 18 freight classes, ranging numerically from 50 to 500, that classify a commodity based on an evaluation of 4 characteristics: density, stowability, handling and liability. Freight class is an important factor in determining the total cost charged by the carrier for shipping your item(s).
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