When freight shipping with Less Than Truckload (LTL) it is imperative to know your freight class. The most accurate way to determine that is by calculating its density. Simply fill in the blanks below and watch as our online density calculator instantly determines your freight class for you.
Knowing a freight’s density is key to determining the most accurate freight class. Freight class is a standardized classification system used in determining shipping costs for cargo transported by LTL freight shipping. There are two ways to determine fright class – NMFC codes and density. Our density calculator (see below) can help you determine your cargo's density and freight class in seconds.
The density of an object is the measurement of its compactness or pounds per cubic foot (PCF). To learn how density and freight class are closely related, watch our video below: