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 research@nmfta.org.

Current Research Projects

Project Name Number Date Assigned Contact Status
Agricultural Implement Parts, other than hand, NOI - Items 10550, 10560, 10570 and 105801479October 2020Adam MercerActive
Bicycles, electric (Electric Bikes or EBikes)1487July 2021Adam MercerDocketed
Bottle Filling, Labeling, Rinsing, Washing or Wiring Machines - Item 1152401512July 2022Angela LiDocketed
Candy, NOI, or Chocolate Candy, NOI - Item 399701506April 2022Allison AustinActive
Chemicals, NOI - Item 439401494November 2021Lisa O'DonnellDocketed
Covers, automobile hood, radiator, spring, steering wheel, tire or top, artificial leather, cloth, fiber, oilcloth or rubber - Item 184601497January 2022Adam MercerActive
Devices or Converters, catalytic, internal combustion engine exhaust system - Item 571701492October 2021Adam MercerActive
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)1491October 2021Adam MercerActive
Doors, refrigerator or freezer, or cooling or freezing room1467June 2020Adam MercerActive
Eave Troughs or Roof Gutters, or Fittings therefor, metal - Item 364101514December 2022Larissa FranklinActive
Feeders, livestock or poultry, with or without conveyors or troughs - Items 65215-653401509May 2022Erin TopperDocketed
Fruit Juice Powders or Crystals - Item 733601411March 2019Allison AustinActive
Guards or Screens, gutter1505March 2022Larissa FranklinDocketed
Ice Cream Freezers (Ice Cream Makers) - Item 1214001513July 2022Angela LiDocketed
Insect Paper or Flypaper - Items 155045 and 1550471502February 2022Larissa FranklinDocketed
Mirrors - Items 137380-1374401510May 2022Erin TopperDocketed
Peat or Peat Moss1459May 2020Ashley GencarelliDocketed
Polish, Polishing Compounds or Polishing Wax1429August 2019Larissa FranklinActive
Pumice Stone, including Lava Rocks - Item 1629201499January 2022Adam MercerActive
Radiators, air heating or cooling - Item 268001417April 2019Erin TopperDocketed
Store or Office Furniture - Items 82300-826431500February 2022Larissa FranklinCanceled
Wheels, NOI, requiring or suitable for use with tires, with mounted tires or without tires - Item 1975921485June 2021Adam MercerDocketed