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 Arrangement52,655
473100Freight transportation arrangement19,889
47310000Freight transportation arrangement19,889
473101Transportation agents and brokers12,592
47310100Transportation agents and brokers4,252
47310101Agents, shipping1,129
47310102Brokers, shipping2,294
47310103Customhouse brokers1,565
47310104Truck transportation brokers3,352
473102Freight forwarding19,527
47310200Freight forwarding16,627
47310201Domestic freight forwarding1,141
47310202Foreign freight forwarding1,759
473199Freight transportation arrangement, nec647
47319901Customs clearance of freight152
47319902Freight consolidation142
47319903Freight rate information service107
47319904Railroad freight agency85
47319905Shipping documents preparation109
47319906Transport clearinghouse52