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

Date Assigned
Contact
Status
Agricultural Implement Parts, other than hand, NOI - Items 10550, 10560, 10570 and 10580
1479
October 2020
Adam Mercer
Active
Bicycles, electric (Electric Bikes or EBikes)
1487
July 2021
Adam Mercer
Active
Bottle Filling, Labeling, Rinsing, Washing or Wiring Machines - Item 115240
1512
July 2022
Angela Li
Active
Candy, NOI, or Chocolate Candy, NOI - Item 39970
1506
April 2022
Allison Austin
Active
Chemicals, NOI - Item 43940
1494
November 2021
Lisa O'Donnell
Active
Covers, automobile hood, radiator, spring, steering wheel, tire or top, artificial leather, cloth, fiber, oilcloth or rubber - Item 18460
1497
January 2022
Adam Mercer
Active
Devices or Converters, catalytic, internal combustion engine exhaust system - Item 57170
1492
October 2021
Adam Mercer
Active
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)
1491
October 2021
Adam Mercer
Active
Doors, refrigerator or freezer, or cooling or freezing room
1467
June 2020
Adam Mercer
Active
Feeders, livestock or poultry, with or without conveyors or troughs - Items 65215-65340
1509
May 2022
Erin Topper
Active
Fruit Juice Powders or Crystals - Item 73360
1411
March 2019
Allison Austin
Active
Guards or Screens, gutter
1505
March 2022
Larissa Franklin
Active
Ice Cream Freezers (Ice Cream Makers) - Item 121400
1513
July 2022
Angela Li
Active
Insect Paper or Flypaper - Items 155045 and 155047
1502
February 2022
Larissa Franklin
Active
Mirrors - Items 137380-137440
1510
May 2022
Erin Topper
Active
Peat or Peat Moss
1459
May 2020
Ashley Gencarelli
Active
Polish, Polishing Compounds or Polishing Wax
1429
August 2019
Larissa Franklin
Active
Pumice Stone, including Lava Rocks - Item 162920
1499
January 2022
Adam Mercer
Active
Radiators, air heating or cooling - Item 26800
1417
April 2019
Erin Topper
Active
Store or Office Furniture - Items 82300-82643
1500
February 2022
Larissa Franklin
Active
Wheels, NOI, requiring or suitable for use with tires, with mounted tires or without tires - Item 197592
1485
June 2021
Adam Mercer
Active