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Terms & Conditions for Shipping

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NMFC Changes effective April 10, 2021

The Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB) has published a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These changes became effective 04/10/2021.  Some notable changes are listed below. Subjects 2 and 3 – Foodstuffs Group – Bakery Goods, Coffee, Tea or Herbal Tea, Cookies or Crackers, Foodstuffs, NOI, Snack Foods, NOI: These items were… Read more »

Freight Classificiation

What is freight classification? Freight Classification (“class”) is a National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) standard used to classify and rate commodities (items you are shipping) primarily based on their density and value. Each commodity is categorized into one of 18 classes – lowest being class 50 and highest being class 500 – based on four… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective December 19, 2020

The Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB) has published a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These changes became effective 12/19/2020.  Some of the notable changes are listed below. Controllers, Motor Controllers, Switchboards or Switchboard sections – New Item, new classifications Battery Chargers, Item 61270 – This item canceled and moved into Item… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective August 15, 2020

In case you missed it, the Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB) has published a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These changes became effective 8/15/2020.  Some of the notable changes are listed below (thank you for the reminder from our friends at Southeastern Freight). Boats or Boat Sections – Athletic Goods Group… Read more »

6 Types of Freight Claims and 6 Reasons for Denial

As a freight broker/intermediary, Logistics Plus has no legal liability for loss and damage claims that occur as a result of carrier services we source for our customers; although we do offer to assist our customers with the processing of freight claims. No one likes to deal with missing or damaged goods or filing freight… Read more »

Accurate Shipping Weights – Why Do They Matter?

Just because you have filled out the paperwork, packed your goods, and arranged a pickup, you can’t always expect your shipment to run smoothly.  An important factor in the success of your shipment relies on the details and specs you provide on the Bill of Lading (BOL). One potential barrier to a smooth shipment is… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective April 25, 2020

In case you missed it, the Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB) has published a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These changes became effective 4/25/2020. A few of the notable changes are listed below (thank you for the assist from our friends at Estes Express). Foodstuffs group – A variety of changes… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective January 4, 2020

Please see the latest supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®) by the Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB). These changes have an effective date of 1/4/2020. A few of the notable changes are listed below. Drugs, Chemicals, Medicines and Other Articles Named — Item 60000, RVNX $3.35 per lb, class 70. Item 60000 is… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective August 24, 2019

Please see the latest supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®) by the Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB). These changes have an effective date of 8/24/2019. A few of the notable changes are listed below. Item 171 – Artificial construction of a density to obtain a lower class (the bumping clause) has been cancelled… Read more »