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Description for 4731: Arrangement of Transportation of Freight and Cargo

Division E: Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services | Major Group 47: Transportation Services

Industry Group 473: Arrangement Of Transportation Of Freight And Cargo


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, shipping
  • Auditors, freight rate
  • Brokers, shipping
  • Brokers, transportation
  • Consultants, tariff
  • Customhouse brokers
  • Customs clearance of freight
  • Domestic forwarding
  • Foreign forwarding
  • Freight agencies, railroad: not operated by railroad companies
  • Freight consolidation
  • Freight forwarding
  • Freight rate auditors
  • Freight rate information service
  • Shipping documents preparation
  • Tariff consultant
  • Tariff rate information service
  • Transport clearinghouse
  • Transportation rate services


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