2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Kansas

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Kansas

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Kansas $ 95,285 (millions) 192,854 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.1 1.7

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Kansas by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 10.1
Transportation equipment, n.e.c. (37) 9.8
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 8.7
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 8.5
Cereal grains (02) 6.2
Other commodities 56.7
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Kansas by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Cereal grains (02) 31.1
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 11.5
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 10.7
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 4.2
Fuel oils (18) 4.0
Other commodities 38.5
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Kansas 27.2
Missouri 10.0
Texas 7.6
California 5.2
Illinois 4.6
Ohio 3.7
Other states 41.7
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Kansas 66.2
Texas 7.2
Missouri 5.8
Oklahoma 4.4
Iowa 2.4
Louisiana 2.2
Other states 11.8
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Kansas 29.7
Missouri 11.1
Texas 6.4
Ohio 4.4
Illinois 3.1
Oklahoma 2.9
Other states 42.4
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Kansas 68.7
Wyoming 8.6
Missouri 5.3
Texas 4.0
Oklahoma 2.2
Nebraska 1.2
Other states 10.0
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Kansas

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 73.1 82.9
Air (including truck and air) 4.5
Rail 9.6 12.3
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) S S
Pipeline* S S
Multiple modes** 6.7 S
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 6.3 0.1
Other and unknown mode 5.2 1.1
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Kansas

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 22.4 51.8
50 to 99 miles 6.6 12.1
100 to 249 miles 12.2 14.1
250 to 499 miles 13.6 8.9
500 to 749 miles 16.7 6.8
750 to 999 miles 10.1 3.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 18.0 3.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.4 S
2,000 miles or more
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.