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 Arrangement78,605
473100Freight transportation arrangement38,227
47310000Freight transportation arrangement38,227
473101Transportation agents and brokers14,156
47310100Transportation agents and brokers5,559
47310101Agents, shipping1,096
47310102Brokers, shipping2,500
47310103Customhouse brokers1,537
47310104Truck transportation brokers3,464
473102Freight forwarding25,505
47310200Freight forwarding22,391
47310201Domestic freight forwarding1,268
47310202Foreign freight forwarding1,846
473199Freight transportation arrangement, nec717
47319901Customs clearance of freight167
47319902Freight consolidation146
47319903Freight rate information service128
47319904Railroad freight agency84
47319905Shipping documents preparation110
47319906Transport clearinghouse82