2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Georgia

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Georgia

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Georgia $ 270,703 (millions) 339,846 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.2 2.9

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Georgia by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 10.9
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 9.5
Mixed freight (43) 8.4
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 7.5
Machinery (34) 4.5
Other commodities 59.2
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Georgia by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 22.4
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 9.5
Wood products (26) 7.3
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 6.5
Nonmetallic minerals n.e.c. (13) 4.2
Other commodities 50.1
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Georgia 36.4
Florida 10.9
North Carolina 5.5
Tennessee 4.7
South Carolina 4.0
Alabama 3.9
Other states 34.6
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Georgia 70.7
Florida 5.9
Alabama 3.0
South Carolina 3.0
North Carolina 2.9
Tennessee 1.6
Other states 12.9
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Georgia 33.3
North Carolina 5.2
Alabama 5.0
Tennessee 4.9
South Carolina 4.4
Pennsylvania 4.1
Other states 43.1
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Georgia 62.0
Kentucky 5.8
Alabama 5.2
Tennessee 2.8
Virginia 2.4
Florida 2.3
Other states 19.5
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Georgia

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 82.8 88.8
Air (including truck and air) S
Rail 3.5 8.0
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) S S
Pipeline*
Multiple modes** 8.1 0.5
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 7.8 0.2
Other and unknown mode 2.6 2.3
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Georgia

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 25.5 58.8
50 to 99 miles 5.8 5.0
100 to 249 miles 19.2 16.1
250 to 499 miles 19.8 9.7
500 to 749 miles 17.1 5.5
750 to 999 miles 5.5 3.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.3 0.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles 3.4 0.5
2,000 miles or more 2.3 0.4
Total 100.0 100.0

* 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.

S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.

– Represents data cell equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.

NOTE: Data are estimates based on a sample and subject to error. See table on the next page for reliability estimates.

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