Ascent Global Logistics Blog

December 19, 2019

NMFC Changes Scheduled for January 4, 2020

On December 5, 2019, the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) posted amendments to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) class codes. These amendments will go in effect on January 4, 2020.

November 7, 2019

Proposed NMFC Changes Scheduled for December 5, 2019

The Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) has posted proposed amendments to the National Motor Freight ® (NMFC®). These amendments will be published, pending reconsideration, on December 5, 2019 and are expected to go in effect on January 4, 2020.

July 31, 2019

NMFC Changes Effective August 24, 2019

Supplement 2 from the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) was posted on July 25, 2019. This notice lists various changes to National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) standards and packaging rules that will go into effect on August 24, 2019.

April 4, 2019

NMFC Changes Effective April 27, 2019

Supplement 1 from the Commodity Classification Standards Board has been posted. This notice lists various changes to NMFCs and packaging rules that will go into effect on April 27, 2019.

August 10, 2017

How the August NMFC Changes Could Impact Shipping Rates

As a follow up to our August NMFC Changes eBook, there are some major changes that went into effect on August 5 which shippers should be aware of. One of the most substantial changes is the transition from a 9-tier to an 11-tier density breakdown.

June 22, 2017

[eBook] NMFC Changes – August 2017

Determining the correct NMFC (National Motor Freight Classification) is critical to successfull shipping and controlling costs. The NMFC is used by carriers to categorize and identify freight to provide a rate to shippers.

January 16, 2017

Freight Classification & NMFC Rules

Regardless of how much industry experience you have, determining freight classification and staying in line with the National Motor Freight Traffic Association?s (NMFTA) rules, can be frustrating, especially if you get it wrong.