493110 General Warehousing and Storage

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating merchandise warehousing and storage facilities. These establishments generally handle goods in containers, such as boxes, barrels, and/or drums, using equipment, such as forklifts, pallets, and racks. They are not specialized in handling bulk products of any particular type, size, or quantity of goods or products.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Renting or leasing space for self-storage--are classified in Industry 531130, Lessors of Miniwarehouses and Self-Storage Units; and
  • Selling in combination with handling and/or distributing goods to other wholesale or retail establishments--are classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade.
  Corresponding Index
493110 493110 493110  Bonded warehousing, general merchandise
493110 493110 493110  General warehousing and storage
493110 493110 493110  Private warehousing and storage, general merchandise
493110 493110 493110  Public warehousing and storage (except self-storage), general merchandise
493110 493110 493110  Warehousing (including foreign trade zones), general merchandise
493110 493110 493110  Warehousing and storage, general merchandise