How Real-Time Freight Operations Are Transforming Logistics
In the past, freight shippers were often obliged to become heavily involved with the spot market to ...
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. (NMFTA) is a nonprofit membership organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. Its membership is comprised of motor carriers operating in interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce. NMFTA publishes the National Motor Freight Classification® (NMFC®), a standard that provides a comparison of commodities moving in commerce. NMFTA also produces ClassIT®, the online version of the NMFC.
NMFTA assigns the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC®), a unique two-to-four-letter code used to identify transportation companies, and publishes the Directory of SCACs. NMFTA also produces SCAC Online allowing a user to search and have access to the most up-to-date alpha code information from anywhere you have an internet connection.
NMFTA also assigns the Standard Point Location Code® (SPLC), a numeric coding system designed to identify points in North America that originate and receive transportation with their geographic locations. Additionally, NMFTA produces SPLC Online, an internet-based system for retrieval of SPLC data. .