2007 NAICS Definition
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in arranging transportation of freight between shippers and carriers. These establishments are usually known as freight forwarders, marine shipping agents, or customs brokers and offer a combination of services spanning transportation modes.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in tariff and freight rate consulting services are classified in U.S. Industry 541614, Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services.
Index entries that bring you to this industry:
- Agents, shipping
- Customs brokers
- Freight forwarding
- Marine shipping agency
- Shipping agents (freight forwarding)