2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Missouri

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Missouri

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Missouri $ 185,392 (millions) 254,827 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.2 2.2

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Missouri by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 12.9
Mixed freight (43) 9.8
Pharmaceutical products (21) 8.8
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 8.7
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 6.2
Other commodities 53.6
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Missouri by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 26.3
Cereal grains (02) 8.8
Waste and scrap (41) 5.2
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 4.9
Other agricultural products (03) 4.9
Other commodities 49.9
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Missouri 30.6
Illinois 6.6
Ohio 5.6
Kansas 5.3
Texas 4.9
California 3.3
Other states 43.7
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Missouri 50.4
Illinois 6.6
Texas 5.1
Arkansas 4.8
Louisiana 4.7
Kansas 3.9
Other states 24.5
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Missouri 31.9
Illinois 8.3
Michigan 7.0
Kansas 5.4
Ohio 4.0
Indiana 3.9
Other states 39.5
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Missouri 54.1
Wyoming 13.5
Illinois 7.1
Kansas 4.7
Arkansas 1.9
Texas 1.3
Other states 17.4
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Missouri

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 72.8 74.3
Air (including truck and air) 1.2
Rail 10.6 12.2
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 0.6 S
Pipeline* S S
Multiple modes** 12.6 2.0
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 11.6 0.4
Other and unknown mode 2.3 1.0
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Missouri

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 23.5 42.1
50 to 99 miles 5.7 8.0
100 to 249 miles 18.4 20.6
250 to 499 miles 18.0 15.3
500 to 749 miles 17.2 9.2
750 to 999 miles 7.6 2.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 6.4 1.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.9 0.7
2,000 miles or more 0.3
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.