2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Vermont

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Vermont

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Vermont $ 16,238 (millions) 16,218 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 0.1

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Vermont by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 31.4
Mixed freight (43) 12.0
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 11.8
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 5.8
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 3.3
Other commodities 35.7
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Vermont by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 34.0
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 10.9
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 10.3
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 6.1
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 5.7
Other commodities 33.0
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Vermont 25.8
New York 17.5
Massachusetts 13.2
Pennsylvania 3.8
California 3.3
New Hampshire 3.2
Other states 33.2
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Vermont 63.5
New York 7.1
Massachusetts 5.0
New Hampshire 4.4
Connecticut 2.6
Ohio 2.4
Other states 15.0
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Massachusetts 24.3
Vermont 23.6
New York 11.3
New Hampshire 5.6
New Jersey 4.2
Connecticut 3.1
Other states 27.9
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Vermont 62.6
New York 11.5
New Hampshire 7.7
Massachusetts 4.9
Maine 3.3
Pennsylvania 1.2
Other states 8.8
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Vermont

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 77.4 90.2
Air (including truck and air) S
Rail 0.9 6.9
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft)
Pipeline*
Multiple modes** 13.7 S
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 13.6 0.8
Other and unknown mode 2.3 1.3
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Vermont

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 21.5 59.4
50 to 99 miles 10.5 9.9
100 to 249 miles 28.3 15.0
250 to 499 miles 11.1 6.1
500 to 749 miles 7.8 3.4
750 to 999 miles 5.7 3.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 7.3 1.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.1 0.6
2,000 miles or more 5.6 0.9
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.