Table B-13 - Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Destination and Mode of Transportation for State of Origin: 2002

Table B-13 - Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Destination and Mode of Transportation for State of Origin: 2002

[Estimates are based on data from the Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]

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Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 8.7 22.1 10.0 17.6
Single modes 7.7 2.9 22.6 0.8 10.8 3.2 24.4
Truck 8.5 3.5 16.5 7.0 7.0 5.0 18.0
For-hire truck 12.8 3.9 17.3 4.4 10.1 4.9 11.2
Private truck 9.1 2.6 20.9 5.3 13.0 2.4 11.5
Rail S S 28.1 0.8 37.2 4.4 38.1
Water 44.1 0.1 S S 49.0 0.5 26.6
Shallow draft S S S S S S 28.0
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S 48.5 31.6
Air (including truck and air) 37.9 0.5 48.3 S S 8.8
Pipeline 48.6 4.0 48.5 7.5 S S S
Multiple modes 24.1 3.0 28.4 0.3 44.2 3.4 11.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.2 2.3 31.3 0.2 25.7 0.2 12.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 26.3
Truck and water S S S S S S 31.6
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes S S S S S S 31.6
Other and unknown modes 31.0 0.7 S S S S S

Alabama

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 32.8 35.4 36.2 3.8
Single modes 38.2 8.9 37.0 5.6 38.0 5.8 3.1
Truck 34.2 12.1 27.0 14.7 26.5 15.1 2.5
For-hire truck 34.2 12.1 27.0 14.7 26.5 15.1 2.5
Private truck
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.2
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 10.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 17.1 5.5 42.3 2.6 42.3 2.2 10.8
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Alaska

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S 23.0 25.4 13.2
Single modes S S S S S S 27.9
Truck
For-hire truck
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 38.3 14.9 42.2 15.0 22.5
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 38.3 14.9 42.2 15.0 22.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Arizona

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S 27.6 28.6 0.6
Single modes 45.0 12.9 25.2 11.6 25.5 11.6 10.6
Truck 48.6 11.1 25.1 11.6 25.4 11.5 10.6
For-hire truck S S 38.1 13.4 37.9 13.6 10.6
Private truck 43.5 4.0 41.6 13.5 41.6 13.6 25.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 10.5
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Arkansas

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 40.9 45.6 45.9 2.6
Single modes S S S S S S 15.0
Truck S S S S S S 15.0
For-hire truck S S S S S S 15.0
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 3.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 15.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

California

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 34.1 21.2 21.1 1.0
Single modes 17.5 10.5 16.8 5.7 17.0 5.8 0.6
Truck 20.2 7.1 20.0 10.8 19.9 10.9 0.2
For-hire truck 23.7 6.7 28.5 11.3 28.4 11.4 0.2
Private truck 36.0 3.4 41.0 9.4 41.1 9.3 10.6
Rail S S S S S S 27.9
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 47.0 0.2 46.9 0.2 1.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 41.4 4.9 41.8 5.2 0.7
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 38.9 1.5 39.3 1.5 0.7
Truck and rail S S 46.2 5.1 46.2 5.4 25.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

Colorado

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 38.6 43.9 44.0 1.4
Single modes 39.3 15.9 S S S S 14.9
Truck 38.8 15.8 S S S S 14.9
For-hire truck 38.8 15.8 S S S S 14.9
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 18.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 18.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Connecticut

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 39.5 S S S S 16.3
Single modes 43.3 7.0 S S S S 11.9
Truck S S 23.9 19.1 21.4 16.7 2.4
For-hire truck S S 33.1 14.3 28.3 12.8 2.9
Private truck 33.5 6.7 36.2 9.2 35.8 8.0 15.2
Rail
Water 0.3 3.1 4.0 33.3
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft 0.3 3.1 4.0 33.3
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 30.3
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 43.9 6.9 39.5 0.3 38.1 0.2 7.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 43.9 6.9 39.5 0.3 38.1 0.2 7.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

Delaware

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 21.5 33.5 27.3 10.7
Single modes 22.4 1.5 33.8 0.8 27.3 0.1 9.6
Truck 13.4 9.6 25.7 11.7 26.1 5.7 9.6
For-hire truck 29.7 4.4 25.3 8.5 29.2 7.0 10.0
Private truck 12.9 9.5 36.2 7.4 39.6 7.0 10.3
Rail 45.5 37.0 0.7 36.9 1.5 23.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 27.9 0.7 S S S S 15.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.3 0.7 31.2 34.0 15.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes S S S S S S 31.6
Other and unknown modes 32.6 1.2 S S 48.9 0.1 26.1

District of Columbia

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 41.6 S S S S 15.0
Single modes S S S S S S 18.4
Truck S S S S S S 18.4
For-hire truck 45.5 11.0 32.9 17.0 33.4 16.9 18.6
Private truck S S S S S S 23.6
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 21.1
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Florida

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 23.1 33.2 31.0 3.4
Single modes 20.1 11.0 36.6 8.3 34.8 8.4 2.5
Truck 22.8 10.2 38.5 12.9 37.0 13.0 1.4
For-hire truck 23.3 9.8 41.5 12.2 39.9 12.4 1.4
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
Rail S S S S S S 30.0
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 40.1 11.6 S S S S 3.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 40.0 0.7 38.6 0.7 3.0
Truck and rail S S S S S S 27.9
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.8

Georgia

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 26.1 35.0 35.8 2.5
Single modes 27.0 10.3 37.7 6.0 39.0 6.5 1.3
Truck 25.3 9.7 24.2 8.5 24.1 9.1 1.1
For-hire truck 25.8 9.7 25.8 8.8 25.7 9.2 1.3
Private truck 45.9 1.2 S S S S 21.1
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 10.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 43.6 9.4 46.0 4.2 45.1 4.1 10.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

Hawaii

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S S S S S 26.3
Single modes S S S S S S 31.6
Truck
For-hire truck
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 28.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 31.6
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Idaho

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 45.2 S S S S 23.6
Single modes S S S S S S 31.6
Truck S S S S S S 31.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 31.6
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 42.8 11.1 S S S S 25.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 42.8 11.1 S S S S 25.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Illinois

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 24.6 23.9 22.8 2.4
Single modes 28.9 9.3 30.1 10.3 29.6 10.6 1.5
Truck 30.2 9.5 30.1 10.3 29.6 10.6 0.8
For-hire truck 30.8 9.8 29.9 12.1 29.9 12.2 0.8
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 45.3 45.1 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 38.8 10.1 48.7 11.0 49.5 11.2 2.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.8 8.1 31.6 0.3 31.2 0.3 1.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 25.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.8

Indiana

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 34.0 23.0 23.7 2.4
Single modes 28.9 10.7 25.1 5.5 26.7 6.9 3.0
Truck 32.7 10.6 18.8 6.3 18.4 7.9 1.7
For-hire truck 33.4 10.5 20.8 8.5 20.8 9.0 2.0
Private truck 40.3 1.4 S S S S 23.6
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 28.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 48.9 11.5 S S S S 3.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.2 7.7 38.2 0.8 37.3 0.8 3.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 27.9
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

Iowa

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S 45.8 48.2 2.0
Single modes 30.6 15.3 S S S S 11.0
Truck 39.9 13.4 S S S S 10.8
For-hire truck 43.2 11.6 S S S S 10.8
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 40.5 13.0 46.4 12.0 48.1 12.4 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 10.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 33.4 11.1 S S S S 10.8
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Kansas

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S S S S S 10.9
Single modes S S S S S S 25.9
Truck S S S S S S 27.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 27.9
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 18.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 18.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

Kentucky

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 31.0 S S S S 5.1
Single modes 36.3 8.3 S S S S 3.6
Truck 21.6 11.1 30.9 18.7 S S 2.8
For-hire truck 21.8 11.0 30.9 18.7 S S 2.9
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 4.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 4.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Louisiana

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 39.9 S S S S 1.4
Single modes S S S S S S 15.0
Truck S S S S S S 15.0
For-hire truck S S S S S S 15.0
Private truck
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 48.8 16.0 43.5 13.9 43.5 13.8 14.9
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

Maine

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 29.4 41.1 43.8 3.4
Single modes 34.2 8.4 41.3 0.6 44.1 0.8 5.6
Truck 37.3 11.4 31.6 12.2 30.4 13.4 3.9
For-hire truck 39.3 11.7 28.9 13.8 28.2 14.5 4.2
Private truck 38.8 4.7 44.2 8.2 43.6 8.4 21.2
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 33.7 0.6 39.7 0.8 11.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 33.7 0.6 39.7 0.8 11.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Maryland

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 11.7 22.3 20.4 8.2
Single modes 12.9 3.4 22.5 0.7 20.6 0.7 10.2
Truck 13.3 3.3 22.5 1.4 20.8 1.3 8.3
For-hire truck 16.2 4.6 27.5 6.7 25.5 6.3 6.9
Private truck 17.8 4.6 16.0 7.2 15.6 6.9 9.4
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water S S S S S S 31.6
Shallow draft S S S S S S 31.6
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 32.2
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 32.9 3.5 S S 41.9 0.2 14.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.9 3.5 S S 41.9 0.2 14.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 24.9

Massachusetts

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 32.9 25.7 27.7 14.1
Single modes 35.3 5.6 25.8 0.4 27.8 0.4 13.4
Truck 35.4 5.5 25.8 0.4 27.8 0.4 1.3
For-hire truck 39.3 7.2 12.7 11.1 11.4 11.4 2.4
Private truck S S S S S S 11.0
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 40.9 5.6 28.9 0.4 29.0 0.4 3.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 40.9 5.6 28.9 0.4 29.0 0.4 3.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 30.2

Michigan

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 32.0 20.4 19.4 4.9
Single modes 29.9 17.7 32.3 14.3 32.3 14.4 3.9
Truck 32.6 15.9 34.3 14.0 34.9 14.4 2.1
For-hire truck 32.4 15.7 32.6 13.7 32.9 14.1 2.1
Private truck S S S S S S 29.9
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 25.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 45.0 17.7 S S S S 4.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 37.4 8.6 29.0 0.2 27.7 0.1 3.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 27.9
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Minnesota

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 39.1 37.9 38.1 2.8
Single modes 39.2 14.3 46.4 14.4 46.5 14.5 14.9
Truck 40.1 14.6 46.4 14.4 46.5 14.4 14.9
For-hire truck 40.1 14.6 46.4 14.4 46.5 14.4 14.9
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 3.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 39.5 14.5 S S S S 3.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Mississippi

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S 43.2 42.1 1.9
Single modes S S 43.2 14.9 42.2 14.9 15.0
Truck S S S S S S 18.3
For-hire truck S S S S S S 18.3
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail S S S S S S 27.9
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 42.8 14.9 43.0 14.9 18.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 42.8 14.9 43.0 14.9 18.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Missouri

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 38.7 45.3 44.3 1.8
Single modes 49.0 9.7 48.2 8.0 47.6 8.3 2.7
Truck 49.2 9.8 48.2 8.0 47.6 8.4 1.7
For-hire truck 49.8 9.7 49.6 9.4 49.0 9.8 1.7
Private truck S S S S S S 25.9
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 28.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 2.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 47.7 5.4 40.9 1.0 40.6 0.9 2.5
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

Montana

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 39.1 45.9 45.6 11.0
Single modes S S S S S S 23.6
Truck S S S S S S 25.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 25.9
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 25.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 25.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

Nebraska

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 44.3 S S S S 11.1
Single modes S S S S S S 18.6
Truck S S S S S S 23.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 25.8
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 49.8 18.2 48.2 18.2 23.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 49.8 18.2 48.2 18.2 23.6
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

Nevada

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S S S S S 21.1
Single modes S S S S S S 27.9
Truck S S S S S S 31.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 31.6
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 25.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 25.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

New Hampshire

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 33.1 38.9 40.3 5.3
Single modes 33.4 7.0 39.0 1.7 40.3 1.8 7.6
Truck 34.7 7.3 30.6 4.6 31.6 4.8 1.6
For-hire truck 36.2 9.3 35.3 9.9 35.8 10.1 1.8
Private truck S S 42.4 9.4 41.8 9.5 21.2
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 26.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 46.0 1.7 45.8 1.8 3.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 46.0 1.7 45.8 1.8 3.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

New Jersey

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 18.8 15.7 16.4 5.0
Single modes 19.4 1.8 16.4 3.1 17.6 3.4 9.6
Truck 19.5 1.8 16.1 2.9 17.7 3.4 9.4
For-hire truck 30.9 7.6 25.9 5.9 21.5 5.9 6.0
Private truck 30.5 7.9 15.4 6.1 25.6 6.7 13.0
Rail S S S S S S 27.9
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 30.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 25.0 1.8 42.1 0.6 42.4 0.6 3.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.0 1.8 42.1 0.6 42.4 0.6 3.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 43.2 0.3 S S S S 18.7

New Mexico

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S S S S S 18.3
Single modes S S S S S S 21.1
Truck S S S S S S 25.8
For-hire truck S S S S S S 25.8
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 18.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 18.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

New York

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 16.5 12.4 9.5 19.5
Single modes 17.7 5.2 13.5 2.4 9.9 1.3 15.5
Truck 18.3 5.0 15.1 4.1 12.0 4.4 4.7
For-hire truck 19.8 5.3 25.3 8.3 22.4 8.4 6.6
Private truck 16.9 2.7 20.6 7.1 21.8 7.3 3.6
Rail 42.4 0.1 38.2 2.0 44.0 3.0 25.2
Water S S S S S S 31.6
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 31.6
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 19.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 29.2 5.1 36.5 1.8 35.5 0.9 14.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 29.2 5.1 36.5 1.8 35.5 0.9 14.6
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.6

North Carolina

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 30.8 25.1 20.7 5.6
Single modes 33.4 5.6 25.2 0.5 20.8 0.5 5.7
Truck 33.8 5.8 26.6 3.9 21.9 4.5 3.1
For-hire truck 33.8 7.1 27.4 4.6 22.6 4.9 3.0
Private truck S S S S S S 21.3
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 26.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 31.1 5.4 40.5 0.5 40.9 0.5 2.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.1 5.4 40.5 0.5 40.9 0.5 2.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

North Dakota

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S S S S S 18.4
Single modes S S S S S S 25.9
Truck S S S S S S 25.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 25.9
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 25.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 25.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Ohio

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 48.2 18.2 19.9 3.0
Single modes 49.5 1.9 18.0 0.7 19.8 0.8 2.8
Truck S S 18.1 10.8 18.9 11.9 2.0
For-hire truck S S 18.8 10.2 19.5 11.2 2.1
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
Rail S S S S S S 27.9
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 41.3 0.3 43.9 43.2 19.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 41.8 1.3 28.1 30.3 11.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 41.8 1.3 28.1 30.3 11.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

Oklahoma

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 48.4 S S S S 10.6
Single modes S S S S S S 21.1
Truck S S S S S S 23.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 23.6
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 15.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 15.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Oregon

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 49.7 29.9 30.4 1.0
Single modes 32.8 17.0 30.2 12.9 30.2 13.1 10.6
Truck 31.7 13.5 30.2 13.0 30.3 13.1 14.9
For-hire truck 35.0 12.0 31.4 12.1 31.4 12.1 14.9
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 25.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 14.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 18.3
Truck and rail S S S S S S 27.9
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

Pennsylvania

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 9.3 18.2 17.8 11.6
Single modes 9.3 2.2 18.4 1.2 18.4 1.5 6.4
Truck 10.2 2.9 17.9 3.3 15.1 4.4 6.5
For-hire truck 14.7 5.8 24.9 8.2 22.4 7.8 19.0
Private truck 21.4 6.7 32.1 8.9 24.7 8.2 10.9
Rail S S S S S S 30.0
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 28.0
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 25.8 1.5 37.6 0.3 38.8 0.3 12.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.8 1.5 37.6 0.3 38.8 0.3 12.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 39.8 1.3 45.1 1.0 46.1 1.3 S

Rhode Island

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S 35.2 38.1 16.0
Single modes S S 35.4 10.5 38.2 10.5 14.9
Truck S S 33.8 12.4 35.9 13.4 10.9
For-hire truck S S 42.1 15.3 44.9 15.9 10.8
Private truck 45.0 5.6 48.6 9.3 49.7 9.3 25.9
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 11.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 11.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

South Carolina

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 38.8 31.7 30.2 1.7
Single modes 39.6 2.7 31.8 0.2 30.3 0.2 5.7
Truck 39.8 2.7 31.8 0.2 30.3 0.2 1.9
For-hire truck 39.9 3.1 31.9 0.4 30.4 0.4 1.9
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 25.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 3.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 3.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

South Dakota

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S 44.4 44.6 25.8
Single modes S S S S S S 27.9
Truck
For-hire truck
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 31.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Tennessee

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 43.1 21.6 24.6 4.2
Single modes S S 26.7 9.9 27.1 10.7 4.4
Truck S S 26.9 9.9 27.3 10.7 5.0
For-hire truck S S 28.1 12.1 30.6 12.6 5.1
Private truck S S S S S S 29.9
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 12.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 46.7 9.2 27.3 0.9 28.7 0.8 11.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 28.1

Texas

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 27.5 25.5 25.3 0.9
Single modes 26.5 8.0 28.6 5.6 28.5 5.7 1.1
Truck 26.5 7.3 30.0 6.1 30.1 6.5 1.2
For-hire truck 25.8 6.3 28.9 7.3 28.3 7.9 0.7
Private truck 49.4 2.1 S S S S 23.6
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 18.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 36.5 6.6 29.1 0.1 28.4 0.1 0.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 25.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

Utah

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S S S S S 14.9
Single modes S S S S S S 25.8
Truck S S S S S S 27.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 27.9
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 43.7 16.0 S S S S 18.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 43.7 16.0 S S S S 18.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

Vermont

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 48.3 S S S S 3.8
Single modes S S S S S S 11.1
Truck S S S S S S 11.1
For-hire truck S S S S S S 21.3
Private truck S S S S S S 25.9
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 21.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Virginia

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 21.1 23.0 21.7 12.6
Single modes 26.2 6.8 23.7 1.9 22.3 2.1 10.3
Truck 26.9 7.6 25.7 10.5 23.3 10.4 7.7
For-hire truck 30.4 5.5 24.1 7.2 28.6 7.8 4.6
Private truck 28.6 6.3 42.0 9.1 42.3 9.2 9.5
Rail 41.2 0.9 34.6 5.7 32.2 7.2 21.3
Water S S S S S S 27.9
Shallow draft S S S S S S 27.9
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 20.3 4.7 35.1 1.9 37.1 2.1 10.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 20.3 4.7 35.1 1.9 37.1 2.1 10.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.9

Washington

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 39.4 32.9 33.7 1.0
Single modes 30.4 15.9 42.3 14.4 43.5 14.5 15.0
Truck 30.1 14.1 40.4 14.4 40.6 14.6 14.9
For-hire truck 30.1 14.1 40.4 14.3 40.6 14.5 14.9
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 28.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 0.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 30.3 15.5 30.3 15.5 0.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

West Virginia

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 28.5 38.8 45.1 4.9
Single modes 35.7 12.6 38.8 14.9 45.2 14.9 15.9
Truck 33.5 11.9 35.1 13.9 35.9 14.3 16.0
For-hire truck 36.6 11.9 29.0 15.5 32.0 16.7 16.2
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 31.2 14.9 32.5 14.9 15.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 31.2 14.9 32.5 14.9 15.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

Wisconsin

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes 28.3 S S S S 1.6
Single modes 22.5 14.8 S S S S 2.2
Truck 20.2 14.0 36.5 18.7 34.9 19.1 1.3
For-hire truck 20.2 13.8 38.1 17.9 36.2 18.3 1.4
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 47.2 14.8 S S S S 10.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 26.1 4.0 42.7 0.1 42.3 0.1 10.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 27.9
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

Wyoming

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All modes S S S S S S 25.8
Single modes S S S S S S 29.8
Truck S S S S S S 31.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 31.6
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 29.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

KEY:
– Represents data cell equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
CV Coefficient of variation of number

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SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Individual State Data, December 2004.