Classification Research Projects

The following is a list of research surveys currently being conducted by the Freight Classification Development Council (FCDC) to obtain information relating to commodity transportation characteristics and/or packaging. The FCDC would greatly appreciate any specific, pertinent information that you can provide.

A Shipment Information Spreadsheet is available for you to record and submit your information. The completed spreadsheet, along with supporting documentation, can be emailed to the FCDC at

Current Research Projects

Project Name Number Date Assigned Contact Status
Bicycle, Motorcycle or Tricycle Parts or Accessories1520April 2023Angela LiActive
Candy, NOI, or Chocolate Candy, NOI - Item 399701506April 2022Larissa FranklinActive
Conveyors, gravity chute or gravity roller - Items 120040 and 1200601518April 2023Larissa FranklinActive
Doors, refrigerator or freezer, or cooling or freezing room1467June 2020Adam MercerActive
Refrigerators or Freezers, with mechanical cooling or freezing apparatus1516April 2023Adam MercerActive
Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs)1517April 2023Amber ParkerActive
Windows, bank drive-up or walk-up - Item 373751519April 2023Angel Li2023-3
Bicycle, Motorcycle or Tricycle Parts or Accessories1520April 2023Angela LiActive
Cell Phones - Items 62820 and 628501521July 2023Lanae PetersonActive
Shucks (Husks), corn - Item 1757401522August 2023Lanae PetersonActive
Swimming Pools1523August 2023Lanae PetersonActive
Kennels - Item 395201524August 2023Angela LiActive
Water Coolers - Items 53190 and 532201525August 2023Angela LiActive