Setting Standards that Empower an Efficient, Secure Supply Chain

Our mission is simple: Promote, advance, and improve the welfare and interests of the motor carrier industry. We do this through research, education, lobbying and developing industry standards and best practices. Our goal is to have the most informed membership to not only grow profitably, but efficiently run operations and protect against new challenges resulting from the digital era.

Participation & Membership

Since 1956, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. (NMFTA) has represented the interests of the less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier industry, and for-hire interstate and intrastate carriers. There are two ways to join NMFTA.

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Participation

Participation in the NMFTA allows carriers to use and reference the NMFC in their business documents and tools.

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Membership

Full members receive all Participant benefits plus the ability to serve on the NMFTA Classification Resource Committee (CRC).

NMFTA Events

2024 NMFC Packaging Webinar Series 1

NMFTA will be hosting its popular Packaging Webinar Series again in 2024 to educate carriers, shippers, 3PLs, and packaging professionals in understanding packaging and its relationship to motor freight classification and claims.

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NMFTA 2024 Summer Meeting

NMFTA will be hosting three days of meetings and social activities offering many forums for discussion of issues important to the LTL motor carrier industry. Mark your calendars and make plans to attend our upcoming meeting at the Hotel Distill in Louisville, KY from June 2-4, 2024.

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Navigating Data Privacy and Contractual Agreements in Carrier-Shipper Relationships

Join us for the next installment in the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s (NMFTA) cybersecurity webinar series.

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Freight Classification Webinar Series 3

NMFTA offers a training program to provide users of the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) with the skills necessary to get the most out of the NMFC® and ClassIT ® in a convenient four-module webinar series.

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2024 NMFC Packaging Webinar Series 1

NMFTA will be hosting its popular Packaging Webinar Series again in 2024 to educate carriers, shippers, 3PLs, and packaging professionals in understanding packaging and its relationship to motor freight classification and claims.

Register Now

NMFTA 2024 Summer Meeting

NMFTA will be hosting three days of meetings and social activities offering many forums for discussion of issues important to the LTL motor carrier industry. Mark your calendars and make plans to attend our upcoming meeting at the Hotel Distill in Louisville, KY from June 2-4, 2024.

Register Now

Navigating Data Privacy and Contractual Agreements in Carrier-Shipper Relationships

Join us for the next installment in the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s (NMFTA) cybersecurity webinar series.

Register Now