NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48851

Industry 48851

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 48851 – Freight Transportation Arrangement

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48851: See industry description for NAICS 488510 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 488510: 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 for Industry 48851

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 48851. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in tariff and freight rate consulting services are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 541614, Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 48851

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 48851. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Agents, shipping
  • Customs brokers
  • Freight forwarding
  • Marine shipping agency
  • Shipping agents (freight forwarding)

Industry Breakdown for 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 (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through 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 488: Support Activities for Transportation
      • Industry Group 4885: Freight Transportation Arrangement
        • Industry 48851: Freight Transportation Arrangement (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 488510: Freight Transportation Arrangement

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