NAICS Code 488510 Freight Transportation Arrangement


Transportation and Warehousing


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in arranging transportation of freight between shippers and carriers. These establishments are usually known as freight forwarders, marine shipping agents, or customs brokers and offer a combination of services spanning transportation modes.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in tariff and freight rate consulting services are classified in U.S. Industry 541614, Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services.

Industries Included

  • Agents, shipping
  • Customs brokers
  • Freight forwarding
  • Marine shipping agency
  • Shipping agents (freight forwarding)

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:16728

Est. Employment:227836