2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Maryland

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Maryland

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Maryland $ 121,356 (millions) 165,399 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.4 1.4

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Maryland by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 9.9
Mixed freight (43) 8.7
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 5.3
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 4.9
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 3.8
Other commodities 67.4
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Maryland by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 7.2
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 3.9
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 3.2
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 2.7
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1.0
Other commodities 82.0
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Maryland 38.1
Virginia 13.5
Pennsylvania 10.5
New Jersey 6.1
New York 4.3
District of Columbia 2.7
Other states 24.8
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Maryland 66.8
Virginia 10.2
Pennsylvania 6.0
Delaware 3.1
District of Columbia 2.0
New Jersey 1.5
Other states 10.4
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Maryland 30.5
Tennessee 9.0
Pennsylvania 8.4
Virginia 6.7
New Jersey 6.5
California 3.8
Other states 35.1
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Maryland 58.6
West Virginia 13.4
Pennsylvania 9.2
Virginia 5.0
New Jersey 1.7
Ohio 1.3
Other states 10.8
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Maryland

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 85.7 94.9
Air (including truck and air) 0.9
Rail 1.3 2.7
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) S S
Pipeline*
Multiple modes** 8.6 0.3
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 8.2 0.2
Other and unknown mode 3.5 0.8
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Maryland

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 47.2 77.0
50 to 99 miles 11.3 8.0
100 to 249 miles 18.1 8.2
250 to 499 miles 9.4 3.6
500 to 749 miles 5.0 1.9
750 to 999 miles 3.3 0.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.2 0.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.9
2,000 miles or more 2.6 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.