NMFC Updates Effective August 15th, 2020

Aug 05

NMFC Updates Effective august 15, 2020

The NMFTA has released updated the latest NMFC updates that will impact LTL shipments with an effective date of August 15th, 2020. Below are a few examples of NMFC changes, and you can access a full list of the updates here

See the Full List of Updates


Updates include, but are not limited to:

  • Item 86310 "Gates, doorway, hallway, porch or stairway": NOI, in boxes, subject to Item 170 and amended to provide classes predicated on density, with breaks at 8 and 12 pcf. Concurrently, the description of item 86310 is amended for clarification by adding reference to hallway or stairway gates.

  • Item 17050 "Pools or Pool Kits": swimming or wading, above-ground or semi-inground (see note item 17051), or Parts thereof, NOI, in boxes or crates, subject to Item 170 with classes predicated on density breaks at 10 and 15 pcf.

    • New Item 17051 also applies on accompanying complement of accessories or equipment.

    • Items 17052 and 17053 are canceled with no further application.

  • Item 23700 "Blackboards or Chalkboards": NOI; Corkboards or Tackboards; or Whiteboards, Dry Erase Boards or Markerboards, NOI; in boxes or crates; item 23701, or in Package 2532, is amended to specify additional packaging requirements.

  • New Item 29785 "Boxes or Cartons": fiberboard or paperboard, with or without components of other materials predicated on 11 density range classes (60 through 400). The following items will be canceled and replaced with NMFC 29785: 28920, 29205, 29240, 29250, 29285, 29400.

If you have any questions about the latest NMFC updates and how they might impact your shipments, please reach out to your Roadrunner Freight Account Executive.

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