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 Arrangement41,189
473100Freight transportation arrangement15,521
47310000Freight transportation arrangement15,521
473101Transportation agents and brokers11,424
47310100Transportation agents and brokers2,963
47310101Agents, shipping1,275
47310102Brokers, shipping2,178
47310103Customhouse brokers1,457
47310104Truck transportation brokers3,551
473102Freight forwarding13,591
47310200Freight forwarding10,774
47310201Domestic freight forwarding1,047
47310202Foreign freight forwarding1,770
473199Freight transportation arrangement, nec653
47319901Customs clearance of freight174
47319902Freight consolidation165
47319903Freight rate information service64
47319904Railroad freight agency107
47319905Shipping documents preparation120
47319906Transport clearinghouse23