SIC Industry Description

Industry: 4731—Arrangement of Transportation of Freight and Cargo
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.

Agents, shippingFreight consolidation
Auditors, freight rateFreight forwarding
Brokers, shippingFreight rate auditors
Brokers, transportationFreight rate information service
Consultants, tariffShipping documents preparation
Customhouse brokersTariff consultant
Customs clearance of freightTariff rate information service
Domestic forwardingTransport clearinghouse
Foreign forwardingTransportation rate services
Freight agencies, railroad: not operated by railroad companies
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
4731Freight Transportation Arrangement74,992
473100Freight transportation arrangement35,138
47310000Freight transportation arrangement35,138
473101Transportation agents and brokers14,611
47310100Transportation agents and brokers5,694
47310101Agents, shipping1,153
47310102Brokers, shipping2,606
47310103Customhouse brokers1,559
47310104Truck transportation brokers3,599
473102Freight forwarding24,504
47310200Freight forwarding21,418
47310201Domestic freight forwarding1,264
47310202Foreign freight forwarding1,822
473199Freight transportation arrangement, nec739
47319901Customs clearance of freight161
47319902Freight consolidation155
47319903Freight rate information service139
47319904Railroad freight agency86
47319905Shipping documents preparation113
47319906Transport clearinghouse85