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
Freight class is an important factor in determining the total cost charged by the carrier for shipping your item(s). If you aren’t sure of the freight class of the commodity you are shipping, use our
Freight Class Lookup Tool
, which covers many popularly shipped items.
instant freight quote tool
allows you to get quotes from multiple carriers without knowing the exact freight class of your shipment by calculating the freight class for you, based on density. Just plug in the numbers and the tool does all the
Once you run a freight quote, your agent will verify that the freight class entered is correct. To get help determining a freight class, call us at