2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Maine

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Maine

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Maine $ 32,355 (millions) 32,121 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.4 0.3

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Maine by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 23.3
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 10.0
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 8.9
Machinery (34) 5.7
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 5.7
Other commodities 46.4
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Maine by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Wood products (26) 15.6
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 13.3
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 11.6
Fuel oils (18) 9.6
Mixed freight (43) 4.9
Other commodities 45.0
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Maine 32.2
Massachusetts 14.8
New York 8.2
New Hampshire 7.6
Pennsylvania 4.7
Connecticut 3.3
Other states 29.2
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Maine 55.2
Massachusetts 7.5
Pennsylvania 4.7
New Hampshire 4.7
New York 4.2
Illinois 2.4
Other states 21.3
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Maine 35.6
Massachusetts 9.5
Pennsylvania 5.5
New Hampshire 3.6
Ohio 3.3
New Jersey 3.0
Other states 39.5
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Maine 68.3
New Hampshire 5.6
New York 5.0
Massachusetts 3.1
Pennsylvania 1.5
New Jersey 1.3
Other states 15.2
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Maine

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 78.2 83.0
Air (including truck and air) 1.7
Rail 6.7 11.6
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) S S
Pipeline* S S
Multiple modes** 9.0 0.3
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 8.9 0.2
Other and unknown mode 4.1 2.5
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Maine

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 26.1 40.2
50 to 99 miles 15.9 14.7
100 to 249 miles 19.4 15.6
250 to 499 miles 12.8 11.7
500 to 749 miles 4.7 4.1
750 to 999 miles 8.2 6.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 7.3 4.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.2 S
2,000 miles or more 3.4 1.3
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.