SIC Code 4731 Arrangement of Transportation of Freight and Cargo

Industry

Transportation & Public Utilities

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing shipping information and acting as agents in arranging transportation for freight and cargo. Also included in this industry are freight forwarders which undertake the transportation of goods from the shippers to receivers for a charge covering the entire transportation, and, in turn, make use of the services of other transportation establishments as instrumentalities in effecting delivery.

Illustrative Examples

  • Agents
  • shipping, auditorsfreight rate, brokersshipping brokerstransportation, consultantstariff, customhouse brokers, customs clearance of freight, domestic forwarding, foreign forwarding, freight agenciesrailroad: not operated by railroad companies, freight consolidation, freight forwarding freight rate auditors, freight rate information service, shipping documents preparation, tariff consultant, tariff rate information service, transport clearinghouse, transportation rate services.
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Industry Leaders

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 473101Transportation Consultants
  • 473102Freight-consolidating
  • 473103Foreign Trade Consultants
  • 473104Freight-forwarding
  • 473105Brokers-motor Transportation
  • 473106Freight-traffic Service
  • 473107Containerized Freight & Cargo Service
  • 473108Brokers-merchandise
  • 473109Freight-bill Audit
  • 473110Customs Consultants
  • 473111Freight Brokers & Agents
  • 473112Transportation Lines
  • 473113Customs Brokers
  • 473114Trade Clearing Exchanges
  • 473115Tariff Bureaus
  • 473116Truck-permit Service
  • 473117Permit Service-transportation
  • 473118Routing Service-air, Highway, Marine
  • 473119Freight-traffic Managers
  • 473120Cotton Shippers
  • 473121Publishers-shipping Service
  • 473122Interstate Commerce Commission Prctnrs
  • 473123Material Handling Eqpt-certification Bur
  • 473124Truck-transport Preparation
  • 473125Trucking Consultants
  • 473126Dog Sled Freight Services

7-digit SIC

  • 4731001Freight & Cargo Arrangement
  • 4731002Transportation Consultants
  • 4731003Freight Forwarding
  • 4731004Trucking Brokers
  • 4731005Shipping Agents
  • 4731006Brokers, Shipping
  • 4731007Customs Brokers
  • 4731008Foreign Freight Forwarding
  • 4731009Freight-forwarding
  • 4731010Freight-consolidating
  • 4731011Shipping Documents Preparation
  • 4731012Railroad Freight Agency
  • 4731013Customs Clearance Of Freight
  • 4731014Foreign Trade Consultants
  • 4731015Freight Rate Information Services
  • 4731016Transport Clearinghouse
  • 4731017Brokers-motor Transportation
  • 4731018Freight-traffic Services
  • 4731019Containerized Freight & Cargo Services
  • 4731020Brokers-merchandise
  • 4731021Freight-bill Audit
  • 4731022Customs Consultants
  • 4731023Freight Brokers & Agents
  • 4731024Transportation Lines
  • 4731025Trade Clearing Exchanges
  • 4731026Tariff Bureaus
  • 4731027Truck-permit Services
  • 4731028Permit Services -transportation
  • 4731029Routing Services -air, Highway, Marine
  • 4731030Freight-traffic Managers
  • 4731031Cotton Shippers
  • 4731032Publishers-shipping Services
  • 4731033Interstate Commerce Commission Prctnrs
  • 4731034Material Handling Equipment-certification Bur
  • 4731035Truck-transport Preparation
  • 4731036Trucking Consultants
  • 4731037Dog Sled Freight Services

8-digit SIC

  • 47310000Freight Transportation Arrangement
  • 47310100Transportation Agents And Brokers
  • 47310101Agents, Shipping
  • 47310102Brokers, Shipping
  • 47310103Customhouse Brokers
  • 47310104Truck Transportation Brokers
  • 47310200Freight Forwarding
  • 47310201Domestic Freight Forwarding
  • 47310202Foreign Freight Forwarding
  • 47319901Customs Clearance Of Freight
  • 47319902Freight Consolidation
  • 47319903Freight Rate Information Service
  • 47319904Railroad Freight Agency
  • 47319905Shipping Documents Preparation
  • 47319906Transport Clearinghouse