Resources: Freight Classification

Freight Classification

What begins well, ends well.

Calculating your freight class.

When completing a BOL it is essential to provide the correct freight class. Proving the correct freight class save the shipper time and money, plus provides a more accurate quote to the customer. Determining the right freight class can save you both time and money. Below is an excellent chart to help you reference the results of your Freight Density and Freight Class. 

Class Name
Cost
Weight Range Per Cubic Foot
Notes, Examples
Class 50 - Clean Freight
Lowest Cost
over 50 lbs
Fits on standard shrink-wrapped 4X4 pallet, very durable
Class 55
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35-50 pounds
Bricks, cement, mortar, hardwood flooring
Class 60
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30-35 pounds
Car accessories & car parts
Class 65
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22.5-30 pounds
Car accessories & car parts, bottled beverages, books in boxes
Class 70
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15 to 22.5 pounds
Car accessories & car parts, food items, automobile engines
Class 77.5
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13.5 to 15 pounds
Tires, bathroom fixtures
Class 85
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12-13.5 pounds
Crated machinery, cast iron stoves
Class 92.5
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10.5-12 pounds
Computers, monitors, refrigerators
Class 100
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9-10.5 pounds
boat covers, car covers, canvas, wine cases, caskets
Class 110
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8-9 pounds
cabinets, framed artwork, table saw
Class 125
7-8 pounds
Small Household appliances
Class 150
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6-7 pounds
Auto sheet metal parts, bookcases,
Class 175
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5-6 pounds
Clothing, couches stuffed furniture
Class 200
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4-5 pounds
Auto sheet metal parts, aircraft parts, aluminum table, packaged mattresses,
Class 250
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3-4 pounds
Bamboo furniture, mattress and box spring, plasma TV
Class 300
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2-3 pounds
wood cabinets, tables, chairs setup, model boats
Class 400
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1-2 pounds
Deer antlers
Class 500 - Low Density or High Value
Highest Cost
Less than 1 lbs.
Bags of gold dust, ping pong balls