Preface

Preface

This report summarizes the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) state reports released in March 2005 by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration of the USDOT and the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce. It presents the major highlights of freight shipments for each state. The report provides information on the value and weight of commodities, the major origins and destinations of shipments by value and weight, the mode of transportation, and the length of haul of the shipments.

Copies of the detailed CFS state reports from which this summary report is drawn can be obtained through the Internet at www.bts.gov or by emailing BTS at answers@bts.gov. Additional copies of this summary report may be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Transportation Statistics at (202) 366-3282 or by faxing (202) 366-3197.

For information about survey materials used in the 2002 CFS, go to: