90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Arkansas

90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Arkansas

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Arkansas $ 77,594.9 - 106,339.1 (millions) 99,378.1 - 140,875.9 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.9 - 1.2 0.9 - 1.2

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Arkansas by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 11.3 - 20.9
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 6.0 - 14.2
Machinery (34) 6.3 - 8.3
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 3.0 - 5.4
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 1.6 - 6.6
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Arkansas by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 18.0 - 36.2
Wood products (26) 7.6 - 24.2
Natural sands (11) 3.9 - 10.9
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1.4 - 12.0
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 3.7 - 7.3
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments from the State of Arkansas
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of destination Percent of value
Arkansas 18.5 - 29.5
Texas 7.4 - 10.8
Tennessee 4.7 - 6.1
California 2.2 - 8.4
Missouri 3.9 - 6.5
Mississippi 2.7 - 5.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Arkansas 41.8 - 56.4
Louisiana 4.9 - 10.9
Texas 5.1 - 8.5
Tennessee 3.0 - 7.6
Oklahoma 2.4 - 5.8
Missouri 2.7 - 4.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments to the State of Arkansas
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of origin Percent of value
Arkansas 23.5 - 33.1
Texas 6.9 - 8.9
Missouri 4.6 - 9.6
Tennessee 5.2 - 8.8
Oklahoma 2.8 - 4.2
Mississippi 1.9 - 3.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Arkansas 38.4 - 54.2
Missouri 6.1 - 13.1
Wyoming 4.8 - 10.8
Tennessee 3.7 - 7.3
Texas 3.0 - 6.6
Oklahoma 1.7 - 5.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Arkansas

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 82.0 - 88.0 72.4 - 83.4
Air (including truck and air) (NA) (NA)
Rail 2.6 - 4.0 9.2 - 17.2
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) 1.4 - 7.0
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 3.7 - 8.1 1.0 - 2.4
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 2.1 - 6.1 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 1.1 - 5.5 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Arkansas

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 9.1 - 16.3 24.7 - 38.9
50 to 99 miles 5.2 - 11.8 14.6 - 29.8
100 to 249 miles 16.0 - 22.0 13.0 - 20.6
250 to 499 miles 17.1 - 23.1 9.9 - 14.9
500 to 749 miles 13.8 - 19.4 6.8 - 11.4
750 to 999 miles 8.3 - 12.7 2.3 - 3.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 7.5 - 11.1 2.1 - 4.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.0 - 4.4 0.4 - 2.0
2,000 miles or more (NA) (NA)
Total (X) (X)

* Estimate for pipelines excludes shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes.

(NA) Not available

(X) Not applicable

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2005.