541614 Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing operating advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations in: (1) manufacturing operations improvement; (2) productivity improvement; (3) production planning and control; (4) quality assurance and quality control; (5) inventory management; (6) distribution networks; (7) warehouse use, operations, and utilization; (8) transportation and shipment of goods and materials; and (9) materials management and handling.

Illustrative Examples:

Freight rate or tariff rate consulting services
Productivity improvement consulting services
Inventory planning and control management consulting services
Transportation management consulting services
Manufacturing management consulting services


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Planning and designing industrial processes and systems--are classified in Industry 541330, Engineering Services; and
  • Providing computer systems integration design services--are classified in U.S. Industry 541512, Computer Systems Design Services.
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541614 541614 541614  Customs consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Efficiency management (i.e., efficiency expert) consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Freight rate auditor services
541614 541614 541614  Freight rate consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Freight traffic consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Inventory planning and control management consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Logistics and integrated supply chain management consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Logistics management consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Manufacturing management consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Manufacturing operations improvement consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Materials management consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Operations research consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Physical distribution consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Production planning and control consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Productivity improvement consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Tariff rate consulting services
541614 541614 541614  Tariff rate information services
541614 541614 541614  Transportation management consulting services