Freight classes are a way to categorize any shipment and you base this on the cargo’s weight and dimensions. Although you can perform manual calculations to determine the freight class of your shipment, using this freight quote calculator or NMFC class calculator is much easier. These factors are directly correlated to the density of the shipment.What is a Class 50 freight?
(Weight, Length, Height) Density and Value: Density guidelines assign classification 50 to freight that weighs 50 pounds per cubic foot. The Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) assigns classifications 70, 92.5, 175 and 400 to freight with densities of 15, 10.5, 5, and 1 pound per cubic foot, respectively.How do I Find my freight class/NMFC code?
Head to our FedEx LTL Freight Classification Tool. It’s an easy freight class/NMFC code lookup tool with a freight density calculator built in that can help you estimate your freight class. STEP 2 Choose which item (s) you’re shipping from over 20 categories (including automotive parts, furniture, lumber, medical supplies, food, etc.).How do I calculate the density and class of a shipment?
To calculate the density and class, follow these steps or use the calculator below First measure the height, width, and depth of the shipment. Multiply the three measurements (height x width x depth). Finally, divide the weight (in pounds) of the shipment by the total cubic feet.