2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Michigan

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Michigan

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Michigan $ 388,571 (millions) 331,190 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 4.6 2.8

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Michigan by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 35.4
Machinery (34) 9.6
Mixed freight (43) 6.0
Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and... (39) 4.6
Plastics and rubber (24) 4.2
Other commodities 40.2
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Michigan by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 13.8
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 11.3
Natural sands (11) 7.0
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 6.7
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 6.5
Other commodities 54.7
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Michigan 48.8
Ohio 6.4
Illinois 4.3
Indiana 4.2
Missouri 3.2
Texas 3.1
Other states 30.0
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Michigan 70.4
Ohio 9.3
Illinois 3.4
Indiana 3.3
Pennsylvania 1.4
Wisconsin 1.3
Other states 10.9
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Michigan 46.6
Ohio 11.1
Indiana 6.0
Illinois 5.4
Wisconsin 3.5
Kentucky 2.7
Other states 24.7
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Michigan 63.6
Ohio 8.2
Indiana 3.9
Illinois 3.2
Kentucky 3.1
Pennsylvania 2.2
Other states 15.8
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Michigan

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 78.1 74.1
Air (including truck and air) 0.8
Rail 4.3 6.8
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 0.1 8.4
Pipeline* 0.8 S
Multiple modes** 12.5 4.6
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 7.4 0.3
Other and unknown mode 3.4 2.2
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Michigan

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 35.9 51.3
50 to 99 miles 10.5 12.3
100 to 249 miles 15.3 16.7
250 to 499 miles 13.6 12.6
500 to 749 miles 12.9 4.1
750 to 999 miles 2.6 0.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.0 1.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 3.7 0.9
2,000 miles or more 0.5
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.