Roadrunner Freight Blog

Aug

19

2020

NMFC Classes Explained

Understanding your commodity will help you efficiently ship your freight through LTL carriers. NMFC number and freight classes are defined by the NMFTA (National Motor Freight Traffic Association) and made available through the NMFC (National Motor Freight Classification) on quarterly basis. These NMFC numbers exist to provide a baseline for product standardization.

Aug

05

2020

NMFC Updates Effective August 15th, 2020

The NMFTA has released updated the latest NMFC updates that will go live on August 15th, 2020. Access examples and a list of the NMFC changes here.

Apr

14

2020

How Do NMFC Updates Impact Your LTL Shipments?

Every quarter, the NMFTA releases updates to the NMFC numbers. These numbers are crucial to shippers in understanding how pricing impacts your commodity and finding the most cost effective way to ship your freight.

Apr

14

2020

NMFC Updates Effective April 25th, 2020

The NMFTA has released updated the latest NMFC updates that will go live on April 25th, 2020. Access examples and a list of the NMFC changes here.

Jan

03

2020

Understanding NMFC Numbers

There are a (quite literally) a lot of moving parts in the transportation industry, and NMFC updates are no exception! Keep reading to learn more about NMFC numbers and the importance of understanding the updates.

Dec

23

2019

Three Ways to Save By Knowing Your NMFC Numbers

NMFC updates happen every quarter and are crucial for all shippers to be aware of, as it directly impacts your freight spend.

Nov

20

2019

NMFC UPDATES EFFECTIVE JAN. 4, 2020

The National Motor Freight Classification has made changes impacting LTL shippers. The NMFC codes are scheduled to be issued on December 5, 2019, with an effective date of January 4, 2020.

Aug

05

2019

NMFC Updates Effective 8/24/2019

The National Motor Freight Classification has made changes impacting LTL shippers. The NMFC codes are classified under Supplement 2 and will be effective August 24, 2019.

Apr

18

2019

NMFC Updates Effective 4/27/2019

The National Motor Freight Classification has released an update that will go live on April 27th, 2019. Familiarize yourself with all of the NMFC updates for machinery groups, automobile parts and more!

Dec

10

2018

NMFC Updates Effective 12/29/2018

The National Motor Freight Classification has released an update on November 29th, 2018 that will go live on December 29th, 2018. Familiarize yourself with all of the NMFC changes for shipping machinery, boots and other commodities by reading our blog!