NAICS Code 492110 Couriers and Express Delivery Services

Industry

Transportation and Warehousing

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing air, surface, or combined mode courier and express delivery services of parcels, but not operating under a universal service obligation. These parcels can include goods and documents, but the express delivery services are not part of the normal mail service. These services are generally between metropolitan areas, urban centers, or international, but the establishments of this industry form a network that includes local pick-up and delivery to serve their customers' needs.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Providing parcel and express delivery services in addition to mail services under a universal service obligation: classified in Industry 491110, Postal Service
  • Providing messenger and delivery services within a metropolitan area or within an urban center: classified in Industry 492210, Local Messengers and Local Delivery
  • Providing the truck transportation of palletized general freight: classified in Industry Group 4841, General Freight Trucking.

Illustrative Examples

  • Express delivery services, except establishments operating under a universal service obligation
  • Courier services (i.e., intercity network), except establishments operating under a universal service obligation
  • Air courier services, except establishments operating under a universal service obligation

Industries Included

  • Air courier services (except establishments operating under a universal service obligation)
  • Courier services (i.e., intercity network) (except establishments operating under a universal service obligation)
  • Express delivery services (except establishments operating under a universal service obligation)
  • Local letter and parcel delivery services as part of intercity courier network

Industry Leaders

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:13583

Est. Employment:117210