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How the August NMFC Changes Could Impact Shipping Rates

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Aug 10, 2017 9:28:14 AM

As a follow up to our August NMFC Changes eBook, there are some major changes that went into effect on August 5 which shippers should be aware of. One of the most substantial changes is the transition from a 9-tier to an 11-tier density breakdown. Depending on the density of the shipment, the freight class could change due to the new density subclassification thresholds. 

Below are two specific examples to help explain this change: 

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To learn more about the recent NMFC changes and the potential impact to shipping rates, please contact our team of logistics experts

Topics: NMFC, Domestic Freight Management, ltl