2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Nebraska

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Nebraska

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Nebraska $ 61,797 (millions) 101,684 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.7 0.9

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Nebraska by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 21.2
Pharmaceutical products (21) 11.4
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 7.6
Machinery (34) 6.4
Cereal grains (02) 4.9
Other commodities 48.5
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Nebraska by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Cereal grains (02) 29.8
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 19.0
Other agricultural products (03) 8.8
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 7.0
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4.9
Other commodities 30.5
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Nebraska 33.6
Iowa 8.7
Illinois 6.0
Texas 5.4
California 4.5
Michigan 3.6
Other states 38.2
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Nebraska 66.5
Texas 7.2
Iowa 3.8
Illinois 3.0
California 2.5
Kansas 2.2
Other states 14.8
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Nebraska 39.5
Iowa 8.0
Missouri 7.4
Illinois 4.7
Indiana 4.1
Kansas 3.8
Other states 32.5
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Nebraska 58.9
Wyoming 10.4
Iowa 6.4
Missouri 5.0
Kansas 2.6
Minnesota 2.2
Other states 14.5
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Nebraska

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 80.2 77.9
Air (including truck and air) 0.5
Rail 4.9 20.4
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft)
Pipeline* S S
Multiple modes** 11.7 0.2
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 11.5 0.2
Other and unknown mode 2.7 S
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Nebraska

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 24.1 56.1
50 to 99 miles 8.6 8.7
100 to 249 miles 12.8 5.5
250 to 499 miles 15.3 9.7
500 to 749 miles 11.2 3.0
750 to 999 miles 9.9 7.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 18.2 9.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles
2,000 miles or more S
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.