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The National Motor Freight Traffic Association
(NMFTA) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Alexandria
Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of 2009, the city had a total population of 139,966. Located along the Western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately six miles south of downtown Washington, D.C.Like the rest of northern Virginia, as well as...
The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...
, and is dedicated to advancing the interests of its members. It consists of 950 freight carriers. The two primary purposes of the NMFTA are to provide the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC), a standard that provides a comparison of commodities being transported, and to register Standard Carrier Alpha Codes
The Standard Carrier Alpha Code is a unique code used to identify transportation companies. It is typically two to four alphabetic letters long...