Federal Highway Administration

Most shippers are aware of the Department of Transportation and the impact they can have on the trucking industry. There is a division of the Department of Transportation that is also very important to know. It is the Federal Highway Administration, also known as FHWA. They play a major role in the commercial trucking industry in the US. As a keep aspect of the Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration ensures the proper funding for safely constructed and maintained highways.

Calculating Freight Density

Among the most important items needed to get an instant LTL quote, shippers must provide a freight class. Numbered 50-500, the freight class is based on different commodities set by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA). In many ways, the freight class plays a pivotal role in the rate. There are 18 different freight classes. A major factor that determines the freight class is the freight density.

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