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Upcoming NMFC Changes: December 2016

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Nov 1, 2016 4:14:19 PM

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) provides commodity classifications for interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce. There are a total of 18 classes, from a low of class 50 to a high of class 500. The goal of NMFC classifications is to provide shippers with standardized pricing for shipments when working with different carriers, warehouses and brokers. Below is a list of the NMFC changes which will take effect this December.  

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Topics: NMFC

Upcoming NMFC Changes: August 2016

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jul 20, 2016 1:19:50 PM

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) provides commodity classifications for interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce. There are a total of 18 classes, from a low of class 50 to a high of class 500. The goal of NMFC classifications is to provide shippers with standardized pricing for shipments when working with different carriers, warehouses and brokers. Below is a list of the NMFC changes which will take effect in August.  

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Topics: Logistics, NMFC

Upcoming NMFC Changes: Part 2

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Oct 28, 2015 1:47:27 PM

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) provides commodity classifications for interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce. There are a total of 18 classes, from a low of class 50 to a high of class 500. The goal of NMFC classifications is to provide shippers with standardized pricing for shipments when working with different carriers, warehouses and brokers. Below we outline the most recent NMFC changes you should be aware of. 

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Topics: NMFC

Upcoming NMFC Changes

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jul 9, 2015 2:05:58 PM

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) provides commodity classifications for interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce. Commodities are grouped into one of 18 classes - from a low of class 50 to a high of class 500 - based on an evaluation of four transportation characteristics: density, handling, stowability and liability. Freight classes are designed to help shippers receive standardized pricing for their shipments when working with different carries, warehouses and brokers. Recently, an increased amount of commodities are shifting to a Pound per Cubic Foot (PCF) pricing model, causing some shippers to incur additional costs due to discrepancies in class. Below we outline the shift towards PCF pricing and how to mitigate increases in transportation expenditures.  

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Topics: NMFC

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