NAICS Code 492210 Local Messengers and Local Delivery

Industry

Transportation and Warehousing

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing local messenger and delivery services of small items within a single metropolitan area or within an urban center. These establishments generally provide point-to-point pickup and delivery and do not operate as part of an intercity courier network.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Providing local letter and parcel delivery services as part of an intercity courier network: classified in Industry 492110, Couriers and Express Delivery Services
  • Operating the National Postal Service or providing postal services on a contract basis (except the bulk transportation of mail): classified in Industry 491110, Postal Service
  • Providing the bulk transportation of mail on a contract basis to and from Postal Service establishments: classified in Industry Group 4841, General Freight Trucking.

Illustrative Examples

  • Restaurant meals delivery services (i.e., independent service from restaurant)
  • Alcoholic beverages delivery services
  • Letters, documents, or small parcels local delivery services
  • Grocery delivery services (i.e., independent service from grocery store)

Industries Included

  • Alcoholic beverage delivery service
  • Bicycle courier
  • Delivery service (except as part of intercity courier network, U.S. Postal Service)
  • Grocery delivery services (i.e., independent service from grocery store)
  • Local letter and parcel delivery services (except as part of intercity courier network, U.S. Postal Service)
  • Messenger service
  • Restaurant meals delivery services (i.e., independent delivery services)