Rack Components Classification Change

By Ken Welch on 2016-07-14 15:05:57 -

Beware! The freight classifications for rack components including column protectors and end of aisle products changed recently and have caused, shall we say unhappiness in the resulting shipping costs.

Item Description Class
RACKS: subject to item 163900
164340 Pallet or Warehouse, metal, or Parts or Sections thereof, NOI, with
or without components of other materials, in packages,
see Note, item 164341:
Sub 1 Greatest dimension exceeding 288 inches ................................................. 300
Sub 2 Greatest dimension exceeding 192 inches but not exceeding
288 inches ........................................................................................... 200
Sub 3 Greatest dimension exceeding 96 inches but not exceeding
192 inches ........................................................................................... 125
Sub 4 Greatest dimension not exceeding 96 inches, subject to Item 170 and
having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:
Sub 5 Less than 12 .............................................................................................. 125
Sub 6 12 or greater ...............................................................................................65
164341 NOTE—Greatest dimension refers to the longest straight-line dimension of the
(NEW) handling unit as tendered for shipment.