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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Massachusetts $ 138,379.2 - 263,246.8 (millions) 60,911.6 - 89,334.4 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.7 - 3.1 0.5 - 0.8

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Massachusetts by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 3.5 - 18.3
Mixed freight (43) 7.1 - 12.3
Precision instruments and apparatus (38) 4.8 - 9.4
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 3.0 - 8.2
Pharmaceutical products (21) 3.1 - 7.7
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Massachusetts by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 14.1 - 25.1
Mixed freight (43) 5.8 - 11.8
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1.4 - 13.6
Natural sands (11) 2.2 - 6.8
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 0.9 - 7.1
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Massachusetts 22.9 - 35.1
New York 5.8 - 9.8
New Jersey 3.5 - 5.9
Connecticut 3.0 - 6.4
California 3.0 - 4.6
Pennsylvania 2.3 - 4.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Massachusetts 62.9 - 75.5
Connecticut 3.4 - 6.0
New Hampshire 1.4 - 6.0
New York 2.1 - 4.7
Rhode Island 1.4 - 4.0
New Jersey 0.8 - 3.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Massachusetts 33.3 - 39.5
New York 4.0 - 7.4
Pennsylvania 3.5 - 7.1
California 3.3 - 6.3
Connecticut 3.4 - 5.8
New Jersey 2.9 - 5.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Massachusetts 49.3 - 62.9
Rhode Island 4.2 - 9.2
New Hampshire 3.4 - 6.4
New York 3.0 - 6.0
New Jersey 1.4 - 5.8
Connecticut 2.2 - 4.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Massachusetts

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 66.6 - 78.2 91.9 - 96.3
Air (including truck and air) (NA) (NA)
Rail (NA) (NA)
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 15.0 - 25.0 0.7 - 2.1
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 14.8 - 24.8 0.5 - 1.9
Other and unknown mode 1.8 - 4.4 1.4 - 3.0
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Massachusetts

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 21.5 - 34.1 65.9 - 78.1
50 to 99 miles 6.5 - 10.9 5.5 - 9.5
100 to 249 miles 14.0 - 20.6 5.3 - 10.9
250 to 499 miles 6.0 - 8.0 1.7 - 4.1
500 to 749 miles 4.2 - 7.2 1.3 - 2.3
750 to 999 miles 6.2 - 8.8 1.4 - 2.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 4.3 - 6.9 (NA)
1,500 to 1,999 miles (NA) 0.7 - 1.3
2,000 miles or more (NA) 0.9 - 1.3
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.