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Our New Tool Makes It Easy to Determine Your LTL Freight Class

June 7, 2012

Shipping is just one part of running your small business, so you need to keep it simple. Yet necessary tasks like determining your less-than-truckload (LTL) freight shipment’s classification number can be difficult and time-consuming. But not anymore, thanks to the new LTL freight classification tool from FedEx Freight.

Why it’s important

In most cases, an LTL freight shipment is identified by a classification number. This number indicates the type of product in the shipment and affects both the carrying charges and the overall shipping process. 

As a freight shipper, you need to determine the right freight class for your shipment so you can get rates, generate a Bill of Lading, and schedule a pickup. To simplify the process, we developed an LTL freight classification tool that takes you through a simple two-step process to get your results: 

• Pick your product’s commodity type. For example, are you shipping building materials, printed materials or automotive parts?

• Enter the dimensions of your shipment, including weight, height, width and length.

• Review your estimated class result. 

Knowing the correct classification number for your LTL freight shipment is important to minimize surprises. We just made it fast and easy.

Find your rate

Once you know your LTL freight class, you can use it to determine your rate by using our handy online Get FedEx Freight Rates tool. And, if you have questions or concerns about your class or rate, don’t hesitate to call FedEx Freight Customer Service at 1.866.393.4585 for assistance. 

Learn more. Do more. Freight Central.

Our new classification tool is just one shipping advantage you’ll find online at Freight Central. This user-friendly website includes general information on LTL freight shipping for small-business shippers like you, as well as specific FedEx Freight shipping details. You’ll find descriptions of our freight services, links to offers and promotions — and much more. 

With Freight Central, it’s never been easier to start shipping with FedEx Freight. 

All services are subject to the terms and conditions of the FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff.  


    MayLyn says:

    I so enjoy using the new LTL FedEx freight tool! It is so helpful and helps with my FedEx shipments that I ship every single day! Thank you FedEx for making shipping so easy!

    freighten says:

    nice post . thanks for sharing with us .

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