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SCAC - Standard Carrier Alpha Code call 231-947-5573

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a unique four-letter code used to identify transportation companies by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA). SCAC's are required when doing business with all U.S. Government agencies and with many commercial shippers including those in the automotive, petroleum, forest products and chemical industries. HazMat, intermodal container, rail yard and import/ export loads usually require that you have an SCAC code. You will need an SCAC to register with e-modal to enter many of the sea ports, most notably Baltimore. Brokers and shippers may require an SCAC code before doing business with them. is a private 3rd party company, we are not the USDOT or affiliated with any government agency.
The SCAC is a yearly registration and renewals are required. The registration year runs from July 1st through June 30th of the following year. Renewal notices will be sent each year in May.

SCAC - Standard Carrier Alpha Code

                        $ 90.00                 


If we receive your application by 3:00 PM EST, Mon-Fri, we can usually have your SCAC code the same day, most times within 2 hours. Applications received after 3:00 pm are immediately submitted and may still receive their SCAC code the same day. Delays are possible and acquisition times are not guaranteed.