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 Simple changes to a product classification can result in a stack of rebills if information is out of date.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.
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.
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.
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
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.