Table B-15 - Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Origin State and Mode of Transportation for State of Destination: 2002

Table B-15 - Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Origin State and Mode of Transportation for State of Destination: 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 20.6 9.4 10.8 11.1
Single modes 23.2 1.9 10.2 2.0 10.7 0.3 12.5
Truck 25.6 3.6 11.6 4.4 9.0 4.6 9.3
For-hire truck 33.7 6.7 12.8 4.0 12.5 3.9 4.1
Private truck 5.9 3.3 18.7 6.3 14.9 2.9 13.9
Rail 16.9 0.5 26.1 1.7 18.0 2.8 10.9
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 29.2 2.0 20.8 25.1 11.9
Pipeline 44.2 0.4 40.7 3.7 S S S
Multiple modes 4.9 1.8 16.5 10.5 0.2 9.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 5.1 1.8 7.4 4.9 0.1 9.8
Truck and rail 27.4 S S 24.2 0.1 28.8
Truck and water S S S S S S 29.9
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes S S S S S S 31.6
Other and unknown modes 26.0 0.5 40.7 2.0 34.1 0.2 16.1

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 16.5 S S S S 3.1
Single modes 30.0 11.9 S S S S 3.6
Truck 30.0 11.9 S S S S 3.5
For-hire truck 22.4 11.3 S S S S 3.5
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 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 35.7 11.9 46.1 12.6 47.9 12.9 11.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 37.6 12.6 S S S S 15.3
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 S S S S 27.2
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 29.1
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 29.1
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 40.8 37.4 36.4 5.5
Single modes 41.8 2.8 37.4 0.4 36.4 0.4 6.3
Truck S S S S S S 9.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 9.1
Private truck 32.5 6.0 29.0 11.5 29.8 10.8 2.6
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 46.8 7.1 42.1 40.2 39.4
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 30.9 2.8 35.2 0.4 32.3 0.4 11.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.9 2.8 35.2 0.4 32.3 0.4 11.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.9

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 22.4 24.3 24.9 2.0
Single modes 27.1 8.3 28.4 8.3 29.3 8.3 4.7
Truck 24.3 9.3 27.2 11.0 27.5 11.7 4.1
For-hire truck 26.1 8.9 28.3 10.5 28.4 11.1 4.3
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 29.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 2.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 2.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 22.4 16.3 16.0 12.1
Single modes 25.3 2.9 16.7 1.0 16.1 0.8 24.3
Truck 27.6 3.7 20.5 7.1 21.7 7.8 2.4
For-hire truck 33.5 6.0 23.7 5.1 25.3 6.3 3.2
Private truck 10.8 3.0 19.2 4.8 21.4 4.7 5.4
Rail S S S S S S 25.7
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 41.5 1.2 42.6 S S 23.1
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 14.1 3.0 21.8 0.3 20.4 0.3 3.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 14.1 3.0 21.8 0.3 20.4 0.3 3.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 39.7 0.5 S S S S 23.1

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 29.7 41.4 39.5 5.2
Single modes 35.6 7.8 41.5 2.1 39.5 1.9 6.2
Truck 39.6 12.5 44.2 17.8 42.7 17.9 2.5
For-hire truck 42.5 14.3 48.2 15.1 47.7 15.4 2.5
Private truck S S S S S S 28.1
Rail 46.1 10.8 43.5 19.3 41.3 19.4 24.1
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 24.1 7.2 23.0 2.1 23.6 1.8 5.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 24.1 7.2 23.0 2.1 23.6 1.8 5.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 23.0 26.2 26.5 1.7
Single modes 34.8 13.4 40.1 14.1 40.4 14.2 10.6
Truck 36.8 13.7 41.2 14.3 41.5 14.4 10.6
For-hire truck 42.4 5.8 S S S S 18.3
Private truck 43.9 11.7 48.5 13.1 48.7 13.2 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 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 49.4 13.4 S S S S 1.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 49.4 13.4 S S S S 1.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 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

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 S S S S S S 29.8
Single modes
Truck
For-hire truck
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 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

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 S S 42.9 42.5 2.0
Single modes S S 44.8 11.1 44.4 11.2 2.8
Truck S S 44.7 11.4 44.3 11.5 3.4
For-hire truck S S 45.1 11.5 44.7 11.7 3.6
Private truck S S S S S S 28.0
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 18.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 25.1 11.4 24.6 10.1 25.5 10.3 2.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.1 11.4 24.6 10.1 25.5 10.3 2.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 S S S S S S 2.0
Single modes S S S S S S 2.4
Truck 40.9 17.9 S S S S 2.6
For-hire truck 41.9 17.5 S S S S 10.8
Private truck S S S S S S 30.0
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 32.7 13.9 S S S S 2.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.1 14.0 25.3 9.7 25.2 9.8 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 31.6

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 48.6 S S S S 15.3
Single modes 47.1 13.0 S S S S 25.9
Truck
For-hire truck
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 47.1 13.0 S S S S 25.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 15.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S 49.9 18.4 15.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 29.8
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 19.3 49.8 34.8 11.6
Single modes 22.0 6.2 49.9 0.4 34.9 0.3 14.4
Truck 24.3 8.1 S S 38.1 6.1 9.7
For-hire truck 21.9 7.8 22.8 11.3 22.5 10.4 8.3
Private truck 31.4 7.6 S S S S 12.7
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 37.7 45.3 22.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 18.1
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 18.1
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 43.4 33.6 32.1 1.6
Single modes 47.8 4.3 35.4 3.5 33.9 3.4 3.7
Truck 45.6 4.1 40.7 7.5 39.2 7.7 1.3
For-hire truck 45.6 4.1 40.7 7.5 39.2 7.7 1.3
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 23.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 14.5 4.3 28.3 2.8 29.3 2.9 0.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 16.9 3.2 32.1 1.0 33.1 1.0 0.9
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 27.9

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 23.2 34.9 36.4 3.0
Single modes 40.3 11.9 39.9 9.0 41.2 9.0 2.1
Truck 40.3 12.0 40.0 9.0 41.3 9.0 1.2
For-hire truck 40.2 11.3 43.3 8.9 44.8 8.8 1.4
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 26.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 39.5 11.2 38.3 9.0 41.5 9.0 2.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 45.5 10.3 36.2 5.1 35.3 5.1 2.5
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

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 32.7 S S S S 2.6
Single modes 42.5 7.5 S S S S 2.3
Truck 19.7 9.6 S S S S 2.2
For-hire truck 21.1 9.5 33.5 19.6 32.2 20.0 2.2
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 44.5 7.8 S S 49.8 4.6 2.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 44.5 7.8 S S 49.8 4.6 2.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 25.6 33.0 36.8 8.6
Single modes 28.1 12.1 33.6 10.0 37.7 10.4 10.0
Truck 30.8 13.9 34.6 14.1 38.8 14.3 13.8
For-hire truck 30.9 13.8 34.6 14.1 38.8 14.3 13.8
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 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 46.1 12.1 S S S S 9.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 46.1 12.1 S S S S 9.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 42.3 20.9 21.2 1.2
Single modes 47.4 8.3 22.5 4.1 22.9 4.3 1.7
Truck 48.7 10.8 23.9 6.1 24.4 6.6 2.5
For-hire truck 49.9 10.5 21.3 5.7 21.1 6.2 2.5
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 35.9 2.8 46.9 3.2 46.8 3.8 18.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 25.8 8.3 S S S S 1.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.2 8.0 S S S S 1.5
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 34.3 38.2 39.7 3.0
Single modes 44.1 9.2 43.7 9.0 46.1 9.2 4.4
Truck 43.8 9.3 40.7 11.7 43.9 12.5 4.5
For-hire truck 44.0 11.4 45.2 13.1 48.2 13.7 11.4
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
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 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 21.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 39.3 S S S S 10.6
Single modes 42.6 11.0 S S S S 15.0
Truck 35.2 15.7 S S S S 18.3
For-hire truck 41.7 16.8 S S S S 18.3
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail S S S S S S 29.9
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 45.5 10.6 45.5 10.6 18.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 45.5 10.6 45.5 10.6 18.3
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 S S S S S S 1.0
Single modes 39.4 15.0 S S S S 1.0
Truck 39.9 14.8 S S S S 1.3
For-hire truck 44.4 17.7 S S S S 1.3
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 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 44.4 3.6 44.2 3.6 14.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 44.4 3.6 44.2 3.6 14.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 21.4 21.7 21.8 0.7
Single modes 29.6 9.6 26.6 9.9 26.7 9.9 0.7
Truck 32.5 11.7 26.7 10.2 26.8 10.1 0.6
For-hire truck 32.5 11.7 26.7 10.1 26.8 10.1 0.6
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 25.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 43.2 8.4 49.0 7.1 48.1 7.1 0.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 43.2 8.4 49.0 7.1 48.1 7.1 0.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 30.8 47.5 46.0 1.1
Single modes 36.5 8.1 48.2 6.7 46.6 6.5 0.8
Truck 40.7 7.8 S S 49.0 7.8 0.7
For-hire truck 46.4 11.4 S S S S 0.8
Private truck 49.6 10.1 S S S S 23.6
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 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 1.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 27.0 23.3 24.0 2.3
Single modes 33.3 10.0 24.4 8.2 25.0 8.4 4.7
Truck 38.6 10.1 35.7 12.4 36.1 12.8 1.7
For-hire truck 45.1 10.2 42.9 11.5 43.4 11.8 1.8
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail 41.8 6.6 38.3 14.2 38.5 14.9 23.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 23.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 49.3 8.2 50.0 8.4 1.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 49.3 8.2 50.0 8.4 1.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 42.2 S S S S 11.1
Single modes 42.4 3.0 S S S S 11.0
Truck 42.4 3.0 S S S S 11.0
For-hire truck 42.4 3.0 S S S S 11.0
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 21.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.2
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 25.8 44.4 46.0 1.6
Single modes 36.3 10.1 47.9 10.6 S S 3.9
Truck 36.4 10.1 47.9 10.6 S S 3.6
For-hire truck 37.9 8.3 48.9 11.1 S S 3.8
Private truck S S S S S S 25.8
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 22.9 9.3 37.3 6.4 37.8 6.7 2.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 22.9 9.3 37.3 6.4 37.8 6.7 2.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 23.5 S S S S 7.0
Single modes 32.4 12.0 S S S S 17.1
Truck 42.4 11.9 S S 48.8 17.6 11.1
For-hire truck 42.4 11.9 S S 48.7 17.5 11.1
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail S S S S S S 24.2
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 28.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 31.8 11.0 S S S S 14.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 37.6 11.5 45.9 9.5 44.3 9.6 14.4
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 30.0

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 25.9 S S S S 4.1
Single modes 31.0 10.8 S S S S 1.8
Truck 30.6 11.1 S S S S 2.5
For-hire truck 30.7 11.0 S S S S 2.5
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
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 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 39.2 10.8 S S S S 5.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 39.2 10.8 S S S S 5.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 5.9 19.6 28.7 18.3
Single modes 6.8 2.1 21.4 5.6 29.1 2.0 7.2
Truck 7.1 2.4 21.4 5.6 31.7 4.0 7.7
For-hire truck 14.3 1.2 44.2 3.0 31.5 4.7 16.7
Private truck 6.9 2.4 22.1 5.5 34.6 6.5 8.0
Rail S S S S S S 25.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.7
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 29.5 1.4 S S 36.2 0.2 26.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 29.5 1.4 29.4 38.7 0.2 26.3
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
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 1.4 43.4 5.7 42.6 1.9 27.0

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 28.4 43.9 44.4 0.9
Single modes 40.5 14.6 46.7 14.1 47.3 14.1 14.9
Truck 40.6 14.6 46.7 14.0 47.3 14.0 14.9
For-hire truck 46.8 13.8 48.3 13.8 48.8 13.9 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 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 44.9 14.6 34.9 14.4 35.6 14.4 14.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 44.9 14.6 34.9 14.4 35.6 14.4 14.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 S S 46.8 47.4 0.8
Single modes S S S S S S 2.1
Truck S S S S S S 10.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 10.6
Private truck
Rail
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 45.7 19.1 34.2 16.3 34.0 16.4 0.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 45.7 19.1 34.2 16.3 34.0 16.4 0.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 36.0 34.4 8.0
Single modes S S 35.6 4.1 34.4 3.6 15.7
Truck S S 37.4 17.3 36.9 17.1 15.7
For-hire truck S S 42.1 14.5 47.2 14.4 21.3
Private truck S S S S S S 24.1
Rail 1.2 14.6 14.8 33.3
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 45.2 4.6 40.5 3.9 16.5
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 45.2 4.6 40.5 3.9 16.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 30.0

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 45.6 S S S S 2.0
Single modes 41.7 11.2 S S S S 1.9
Truck 46.2 9.6 S S S S 1.9
For-hire truck 46.0 9.5 S S S S 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 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 31.9 5.9 31.3 5.9 2.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 31.9 5.9 31.3 5.9 2.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 26.5 22.6 22.4 1.4
Single modes 28.2 5.0 23.2 1.7 23.0 1.7 1.3
Truck 28.2 5.2 23.2 1.9 23.1 1.9 1.4
For-hire truck 28.5 5.6 24.2 4.0 24.0 4.0 1.4
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
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 31.1 5.0 28.6 1.7 28.6 1.7 1.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.8 5.0 29.0 1.7 28.9 1.7 1.9
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 10.7
Single modes S S S S S S 23.6
Truck S S S S S S 23.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 23.6
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
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 23.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 23.6
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 22.5 40.7 39.9 1.6
Single modes 34.0 9.7 41.8 3.4 40.9 3.4 1.3
Truck 37.5 10.8 48.1 8.6 47.7 8.7 1.2
For-hire truck 34.4 10.5 48.8 8.4 48.4 8.5 1.3
Private truck S S S S S S 25.8
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 25.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 37.4 9.7 30.8 3.4 31.0 3.4 1.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 37.4 9.7 30.8 3.4 31.0 3.4 1.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 26.1 20.3 18.7 4.7
Single modes 23.5 8.0 22.5 6.8 21.1 6.6 7.2
Truck 36.3 14.4 34.0 13.4 34.4 13.4 4.4
For-hire truck 36.3 14.4 34.0 13.4 34.4 13.4 4.4
Private truck
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 24.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 5.5
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 5.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 14.3 22.3 21.4 8.5
Single modes 18.6 5.2 22.7 1.5 21.8 2.6 11.4
Truck 12.9 7.7 34.8 10.4 30.7 11.0 8.4
For-hire truck 15.5 5.7 33.3 8.5 30.8 8.8 9.8
Private truck 34.6 5.8 S S 45.0 4.5 19.3
Rail 34.5 2.4 32.7 10.9 37.0 11.9 21.5
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 44.2 0.3 45.9 0.5 18.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 25.4 5.4 S S S S 8.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 26.7 5.2 35.4 0.4 37.8 0.4 8.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 28.6

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 S S 25.6 24.1 1.5
Single modes S S 29.4 6.7 27.7 6.4 1.0
Truck S S 29.3 6.7 27.7 6.4 1.0
For-hire truck S S 29.5 6.6 27.9 6.4 1.1
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 10.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1.5
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 1.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 28.9 S S S S 0.5
Single modes S S S S S S 18.3
Truck S S S S S S 18.3
For-hire truck S S S S S S 18.3
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 44.8 14.5 S S S S 0.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 44.8 14.5 S S S S 0.5
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 36.9 S S S S 1.8
Single modes 39.9 9.2 S S S S 1.9
Truck 39.3 9.1 S S S S 1.9
For-hire truck 43.6 9.6 S S S S 1.7
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 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 29.3 9.3 S S S S 10.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 28.5 5.4 37.8 1.6 37.7 1.6 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 31.6

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 32.3 30.0 11.6
Single modes S S 32.8 9.4 30.4 8.5 14.7
Truck S S 32.8 10.5 30.4 10.5 15.9
For-hire truck S S 32.8 10.5 30.4 10.5 15.9
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 18.5
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 18.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 34.0 31.2 32.0 3.0
Single modes 40.7 7.5 32.9 8.0 34.0 8.1 3.0
Truck 41.2 9.8 35.3 10.6 37.4 10.9 2.7
For-hire truck 41.3 9.7 35.4 10.5 37.5 10.8 2.8
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail S S 38.3 9.5 38.5 9.7 21.2
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 47.3 49.4 18.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 35.3 5.9 48.8 0.7 49.4 0.6 3.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 35.3 5.9 48.8 0.7 49.4 0.6 3.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 48.0 4.5 43.5 8.1 43.5 8.2 25.8

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 23.3 46.3 36.8 4.7
Single modes 20.5 8.9 48.0 4.0 38.3 3.9 7.3
Truck 21.8 7.9 S S 40.6 8.4 6.7
For-hire truck 22.6 7.4 S S 42.0 8.6 6.8
Private truck 42.1 1.1 S S S S 21.4
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 19.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 42.3 8.8 28.5 2.6 30.1 2.7 4.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 42.3 8.8 28.5 2.6 30.1 2.7 4.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 28.1

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 15.1 25.1 28.9 4.0
Single modes 16.9 2.3 25.2 0.2 29.0 0.3 5.1
Truck 18.2 2.3 22.1 9.6 20.9 10.0 5.4
For-hire truck 25.4 7.1 26.4 7.4 29.5 8.2 6.0
Private truck 19.5 7.2 22.6 4.2 20.8 3.1 7.8
Rail 35.2 1.7 43.1 9.7 43.0 10.1 13.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 44.1 0.3 36.0 49.4 S
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 23.1 2.4 28.0 30.0 0.1 4.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 23.1 2.4 28.0 30.0 0.1 4.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 21.3

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 22.3 46.4 45.7 0.9
Single modes 38.1 14.9 S S S S 18.3
Truck 38.1 14.9 S S S S 21.1
For-hire truck 38.1 14.9 S S S S 21.1
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 40.7 14.9 S S S S 0.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 40.7 14.9 S S S S 0.9
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 37.4 39.9 37.7 1.9
Single modes 44.5 7.7 40.3 1.5 38.0 1.4 1.9
Truck 44.7 8.2 40.3 1.6 38.1 1.5 2.2
For-hire truck 46.6 9.1 46.7 8.5 44.2 8.4 2.3
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 28.2 7.7 21.6 1.5 21.3 1.4 10.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 28.2 7.7 21.6 1.5 21.3 1.4 10.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 30.0 35.8 34.4 4.2
Single modes 26.6 10.2 37.5 4.5 35.7 4.2 6.0
Truck 33.1 9.1 25.2 12.3 26.4 12.9 5.5
For-hire truck 36.1 7.3 25.2 9.9 26.8 10.1 5.2
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail S S S S S S 21.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 23.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 44.4 10.2 45.9 4.5 44.2 4.2 5.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 44.4 10.2 45.9 4.5 44.2 4.2 5.6
Truck and rail
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 50.0 42.0 41.8 10.6
Single modes S S 43.3 14.5 43.0 14.5 18.3
Truck S S 43.3 14.5 43.0 14.5 18.3
For-hire truck 39.2 14.8 46.8 13.4 47.5 13.5 21.1
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 45.0 13.8 33.5 14.5 33.3 14.5 15.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 45.0 13.8 33.5 14.5 33.3 14.5 15.0
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 14.0 22.6 23.0 1.0
Single modes 13.8 7.3 25.8 6.9 25.7 7.3 0.9
Truck 15.1 6.9 25.9 6.8 25.7 7.3 0.8
For-hire truck 15.2 7.5 27.2 7.7 27.1 8.0 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 S S S S 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 36.5 7.3 S S S S 1.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 36.8 7.0 40.1 4.3 41.4 4.3 1.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 24.9 29.2 29.4 5.8
Single modes 29.3 10.0 29.2 10.5 29.5 10.5 4.7
Truck 37.7 12.4 38.0 13.6 39.4 13.7 4.9
For-hire truck 49.3 11.5 45.4 14.5 47.6 14.6 11.8
Private truck S S S S S S 23.8
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 12.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 12.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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.