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NMFC Changes Effective 8/13/16 eBook

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Keeping current with NMFC classification updates can be a burden for shippers.  Simple changes to a product classification can result in a stack of rebills if information is out of date. Our easy to follow ebook can help you stay compliant.

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Topics: NMFC

Freight Classification & NMFC Rules

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 29, 2017 12:48:40 PM

 Regardless of how much industry experience you have, determining freight classification and staying in line with the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s (NMFTA) rules, can be frustrating, especially if you get it wrong. However, determining your shipment’s freight class is a critical step to effectively managing your supply chain. Not only does class determine your hard cost, but it’s also a vital factor when it comes to dealing with possible claims or disputes. 

In this post, our experts address the most common questions and areas of confusion that relates to freight class and NMFC rules. Although it may seem like Logistics 101, we advise refreshing your knowledge of the ever changing shipping criteria.

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Topics: Freight, NMFC, Industry News, Freight Class, Domestic Freight Management

NMFC Policy Change: LTL Concealed Damage Goods Claim Update

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 29, 2017 12:43:49 PM

Effective Saturday April 18, 2015, all LTL shippers and receivers have five (5) business days to provide notification of concealed damages to the carrier of record.

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Topics: NMFC, Industry News

NMFC Class Change Impacts Food Equipment Distributors

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 27, 2017 6:28:50 PM

The national Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a standard that provides a comparison of commodities moving in interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce. The NMFC was developed and is maintained by the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB). The CCSB investigates, initiates, considers and acts on matters affecting the provisions of the NMFC

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Topics: NMFC

NMFC's What Shippers Need to Know

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 27, 2017 4:05:22 PM

Any business that ships freight will quickly become familiar with the term National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC). NMFCs are, “a standard that provides a comparison of commodities moving in interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce,” according to The National Motor Freight Traffic Association.

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Topics: NMFC, ltl