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 Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
4731Freight Transportation Arrangement45,088
473100Freight transportation arrangement16,700
47310000Freight transportation arrangement16,700
473101Transportation agents and brokers11,452
47310100Transportation agents and brokers3,174
47310101Agents, shipping1,208
47310102Brokers, shipping2,122
47310103Customhouse brokers1,597
47310104Truck transportation brokers3,351
473102Freight forwarding16,315
47310200Freight forwarding13,513
47310201Domestic freight forwarding1,060
47310202Foreign freight forwarding1,742
473199Freight transportation arrangement, nec621
47319901Customs clearance of freight161
47319902Freight consolidation152
47319903Freight rate information service69
47319904Railroad freight agency97
47319905Shipping documents preparation114
47319906Transport clearinghouse28