Industry: 4215—Courier Services, Except by Air
Establishments primarily engaged in the delivery of individually addressed letters, parcels, and packages (generally under 100 pounds), except by means of air transportation or by the United States Postal Service. Delivery is usually made by street or highway within a local area or between cities. Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing air delivery of individually addressed letters, parcels, and packages, except by the United States Postal Service, are classified in Industry 4513, and establishments of the United States Postal Service are classified in Industry 4311. Establishments primarily engaged in the delivery of advertising and other unaddressed letters, parcels, and packages are classified in Industry 7319. Establishments primarily engaged in undertaking the transportation of goods from shippers to receivers for a charge covering the entire transportation, but making use of other transportation establishments to effect the entire delivery, are classified in Industry 4731. Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing armored car services are classified in Services, Industry 7381.

Courier services, except by airPackage delivery, private: except air
Letter delivery, private: except airParcel delivery, private: except air
Mail delivery, private: except air
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
4215Courier Services, Except By Air12,868
421500Courier services, except by air5,292
42150000Courier services, except by air5,292
421599Courier services, except by air, nec7,576
42159901Bicycle delivery service28
42159902Motorcycle delivery service33
42159903Package delivery, vehicular6,486
42159904Parcel delivery, vehicular1,029