National Motor Freight Classification numbers are codes that classify all commodity types and establish levels of rating for a freight shipment.
For help determining the NMFC code for your commodity type, please contact UPS Customer Service at 1-800-333-7400. When speaking with a representative, please be prepared to answer the following questions in order to receive the correct classification number:
You can also find more detailed information about NMFC codes through the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA).
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) is a nonprofit organization comprised of 900 motor carriers and transportation companies operating in interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce. NMFTA offers an online version of the NMFC, a standard that provides a comparison of commodities moving in commerce. To purchase an online subscription, select the link below.