Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

7 - Services-Producing Sector

9 - Transportation and Warehousing

48-49 - Transportation and Warehousing

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in transporting passengers and goods, warehousing and storing goods, and providing services to these establishments. The modes of transportation are road (trucking, transit and ground passenger), rail, water, air and pipeline. These are further subdivided according to the way in which businesses in each mode organize their establishments. National post office and courier establishments, which also transport goods, are included in this sector. Warehousing and storage establishments are subdivided according to the type of service and facility that is operated.

Many of the establishments in this sector are structured as networks, with activities, workers, and physical facilities distributed over an extensive geographic area.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • renting and leasing transportation equipment without operator (See 532 Rental and Leasing Services)
485 - Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in a variety of passenger transportation activities, using equipment designed for those purposes. These activities are distinguished based on process factors, such as whether routes are scheduled, run over fixed routes, and charged on a per-seat or per-vehicle basis.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • passenger transportation associated with scenic or sightseeing activities (See 487 Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation)
4853 - Taxi and Limousine Service

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing passenger transportation by taxi and limousine.

48531 - Taxi Service

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing passenger transportation by taxi (that is, automobiles, except limousines), not operated on regular schedules or routes. Taxicab fleet owners and organizations that provide dispatch services are included, regardless of whether drivers are hired, rent their cabs or are otherwise compensated. Owner-operated taxicabs are included.

48532 - Limousine Service

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing passenger transportation by limousine.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • transporting passengers to or from hotels and airports or stations, using buses or vans (See 48599 Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation)
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