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How to Calculate Freight Class

Your A-Z guide for understanding freight class.


“How do I calculate the correct freight class for my freight?”

Freight class is one of the most important – yet misunderstood – concepts in LTL transportation. Understanding the freight class system can result in lower shipping costs, fewer back-office headaches, and higher profit margins for your business.

In this guide, you will learn:

  • Role of Freight Class in LTL Shipping
  • Factors on how to calculate freight class
  • The 18 different types of freight class
  • True density-based class and how to use it

The Master Guide for Calculating Freight Class will help you keep your freight costs and budget in check and boost your bottom line.

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