NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 493

Subsector 493

NAICS Subsector Code 493 – Warehousing and Storage

Definition of NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 493:Industries in the Warehousing and Storage subsector are primarily engaged in operating warehousing and storage facilities for general merchandise, refrigerated goods, and other warehouse products. These establishments provide facilities to store goods. They do not sell the goods they handle. These establishments take responsibility for storing the goods and keeping them secure. They may also provide a range of services, often referred to as logistics services, related to the distribution of goods. Logistics services can include labeling, breaking bulk, inventory control and management, light assembly, order entry and fulfillment, packaging, pick and pack, price marking and ticketing, and transportation arrangement. However, establishments in this industry group always provide warehousing or storage services in addition to any logistic services. Furthermore, the warehousing or storage of goods must be more than incidental to the performance of services, such as price marking.

Bonded warehousing and storage services and warehouses located in free trade zones are included in the industries of this subsector.

Three Digit Subsector Breakdown for the North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If NAICS Subsector 493 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 48-49: Transportation and Warehousing
    • Subsector 493: Warehousing and Storage
      • Industry Group 4931: Warehousing and Storage
        • Industry 49311: General Warehousing and Storage
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 493110: General Warehousing and Storage
        • Industry 49312: Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 493120: Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage
        • Industry 49313: Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 493130: Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
        • Industry 49319: Other Warehousing and Storage
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 493190: Other Warehousing and Storage

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