Support activities for transportation
Group Number: 522

This group includes activities supporting the transport of passengers or freight, such as operation of parts of the transport infrastructure or activities related to handling freight immediately before or after transport or between transport segments. The operation and maintenance of all transport facilities is included.

Available Business Activities:
Cargo handling
Activity Number: 5224

This class includes:

  • Loading and unloading of goods or passengers’ luggage irrespective of the mode of transport used for transportation
  • Stevedoring
  • Loading and unloading of freight railway cars

This class excludes:

  • Operation of terminal facilities, see 5221, 5222 and 5223
Other transportation support activities
Activity Number: 5229

This class includes:

  • Forwarding of freight
  • Arranging or organizing of transport operations by rail, road, sea or air
  • Organization of group and individual consignments (including pickup and delivery of goods and grouping of consignments)
  • Logistics activities, i.e. planning, designing and supporting operations of transportation, warehousing and distribution
  • Issue and procurement of transport documents and waybills
  • Activities of customs agents
  • Activities of sea-freight forwarders and air-cargo agents
  • Brokerage for ship and aircraft space
  • Goods-handling operations, e.g. temporary crating for the sole purpose of protecting the goods during transit, uncrating, sampling, weighing of goods

This class excludes:

  • Courier activities, see 5320
  • Provision of motor, marine, aviation and transport insurance, see 6512
  • Activities of travel agencies, see 7911
  • Activities of tour operators, see 7912
  • Tourist assistance activities, see 7990
Service activities incidental to air transportation
Activity Number: 5223

This class includes:

  • Activities related to air transport of passengers, animals or freight:
    • Operation of terminal facilities such as airway terminals etc.
    • Airport and air-traffic-control activities
    • Ground service activities on airfields etc.

This class also includes:

  • Firefighting and fire-prevention services at airports

This class excludes:

  • Cargo handling, see 5224
  • Operation of flying schools, see 8530, 8549
Service activities incidental to land transportation
Activity Number: 5221

This class includes:

  • Activities related to land transport of passengers, animals or freight:
    • Operation of terminal facilities such as railway stations, bus stations, stations for the handling of goods
    • Operation of railroad infrastructure
    • Operation of roads, bridges, tunnels, car parks or garages, bicycle parkings
  • Switching and shunting
  • Towing and road side assistance

This class also includes:

  • Liquefaction of gas for transportation purposes

This class excludes:

  • Cargo handling, see 5224
Service activities incidental to water transportation
Activity Number: 5222

This class includes:

  • Activities related to water transport of passengers, animals or freight:
    • Operation of terminal facilities such as harbours and piers
    • Operation of waterway locks etc.
    • Navigation, pilotage and berthing activities
    • Lighterage, salvage activities
    • Lighthouse activities

This class excludes:

  • Cargo handling, see 5224
  • Operation of marinas, see 9329
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