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 6.1 21.2 15.7 4.5
Single modes 6.3 3.0 22.5 2.9 10.6 5.8 15.7
Truck 7.9 3.4 23.6 4.2 11.1 6.0 19.1
For-hire truck 7.7 1.9 23.6 6.0 15.2 5.5 10.9
Private truck 12.6 2.6 29.8 7.1 16.2 4.0 14.3
Rail S S S S S S 33.1
Water S S S S S S 28.8
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 28.8
Air (including truck and air) 23.9 1.4 18.2 22.9 7.9
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 13.2 2.6 14.1 0.2 15.7 0.5 5.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 13.3 2.6 15.1 0.2 18.0 0.5 5.5
Truck and rail S S S S S S 29.8
Truck and water 48.0 S S S S S
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 24.8 0.7 S S S S 32.3

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 17.7 22.8 23.5 1.3
Single modes 36.2 12.9 28.7 13.9 29.1 13.9 1.9
Truck 38.7 11.8 28.7 13.9 29.1 13.9 1.4
For-hire truck 40.2 11.3 26.7 12.8 27.3 12.9 1.5
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 44.1 43.0 21.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 35.8 12.9 27.1 13.9 26.9 13.9 1.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 35.8 12.9 27.1 13.9 26.9 13.9 1.9
Truck and rail
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 43.3 40.5 S S 12.1
Single modes S S S S S S 26.2
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 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 49.6 11.2 S S S S 10.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 49.6 11.2 S S S S 10.9
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 25.7 38.4 38.9 0.8
Single modes 40.8 11.0 35.7 6.5 35.7 6.7 0.7
Truck S S 35.9 6.4 36.0 6.6 0.6
For-hire truck S S 38.1 7.3 38.2 7.4 0.6
Private truck S S S S S S 23.6
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 26.7 11.0 48.6 6.7 49.6 6.9 0.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 27.2 11.1 41.0 6.3 41.1 6.4 0.9
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 31.6

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 18.6 S S S S 0.7
Single modes 25.1 10.7 S S S S 1.0
Truck 28.2 11.2 S S S S 0.8
For-hire truck 27.4 10.7 S S S S 0.8
Private truck S S S S S S 23.6
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 32.4 10.9 32.0 10.5 31.2 10.6 0.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.4 10.9 32.0 10.5 31.2 10.6 0.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 22.6 25.3 25.8 0.3
Single modes 35.8 7.2 23.0 9.7 22.8 9.8 0.8
Truck S S 23.2 10.0 22.9 10.2 0.4
For-hire truck S S 26.7 9.0 26.4 9.2 0.4
Private truck 38.1 1.3 24.9 2.4 24.9 2.4 10.5
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 34.6 5.5 37.1 0.3 37.6 0.3 0.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 22.2 6.8 28.1 1.6 28.7 1.6 0.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 21.5 6.7 29.0 1.3 29.7 1.3 0.3
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 15.0

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 27.2 37.8 37.1 0.3
Single modes 44.8 6.6 43.0 8.6 42.1 8.6 1.3
Truck 49.9 7.3 43.1 8.6 42.2 8.6 0.6
For-hire truck S S 48.7 10.7 47.7 10.6 0.7
Private truck 38.1 1.4 44.4 7.3 43.9 7.2 21.1
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 46.4 0.2 47.0 0.2 21.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 25.4 6.7 21.5 8.4 21.5 8.4 0.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.4 6.7 21.5 8.4 21.5 8.4 0.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 28.0

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 15.2 19.2 20.6 3.5
Single modes 20.2 5.6 19.8 1.2 21.2 1.2 8.0
Truck 20.0 5.5 19.8 1.2 21.2 1.2 3.1
For-hire truck 30.2 6.5 30.1 9.2 32.0 9.4 3.5
Private truck 29.0 6.7 30.3 9.0 31.0 9.4 6.3
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 16.0 5.1 25.7 0.5 23.5 0.7 5.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 16.1 5.1 25.9 0.5 23.9 0.7 5.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 31.6
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 18.5

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 40.8 30.3 30.4 2.1
Single modes 45.0 8.7 30.4 8.6 30.5 8.6 2.6
Truck 45.0 8.7 30.4 8.6 30.5 8.6 2.6
For-hire truck 44.9 8.6 30.4 8.6 30.5 8.6 2.6
Private truck S S S S S S 31.6
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 31.1 8.7 38.0 8.6 39.1 8.6 10.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.1 8.7 38.0 8.6 39.1 8.6 10.7
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 32.3 37.6 37.2 6.2
Single modes 48.1 6.4 46.8 18.6 46.4 18.6 24.3
Truck S S 46.9 19.5 46.5 19.5 25.8
For-hire truck S S 46.9 19.5 46.5 19.5 25.8
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 36.7 10.5 42.3 17.1 41.0 17.0 6.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 36.7 10.5 42.3 17.1 41.0 17.0 6.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 12.7 24.6 23.0 0.6
Single modes 19.0 6.7 32.0 6.8 29.8 6.7 1.3
Truck 19.1 7.1 32.2 6.9 30.0 6.8 1.3
For-hire truck 22.8 7.7 34.5 7.7 32.0 7.6 1.4
Private truck S S S S S S 18.3
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 28.5 6.5 20.9 2.7 20.6 2.6 0.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 28.7 6.5 18.5 2.4 18.2 2.3 0.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 29.9
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 23.6

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 18.5 24.0 23.8 0.7
Single modes 20.5 6.8 27.5 7.8 27.0 7.7 1.1
Truck 17.4 6.5 27.6 7.9 27.2 7.8 0.6
For-hire truck 18.2 6.1 22.3 9.5 22.3 9.4 0.7
Private truck 42.5 1.2 S S S S 18.3
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 10.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 34.8 6.6 30.9 5.9 30.7 5.9 1.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.8 6.6 30.9 5.9 30.7 5.9 1.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.8

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 14.9
Single modes S S S S S S 29.8
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 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 18.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.1
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 32.6 39.2 39.1 1.1
Single modes S S S S S S 27.9
Truck S S S S S S 27.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 29.8
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 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 37.2 8.4 43.2 9.1 43.2 9.1 1.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 37.2 8.4 43.2 9.1 43.2 9.1 1.1
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 20.3 22.3 22.4 0.6
Single modes 19.8 7.5 26.1 5.2 26.3 5.3 0.8
Truck 21.1 7.4 26.1 5.1 26.3 5.3 0.8
For-hire truck 19.8 6.1 25.9 5.3 26.1 5.4 0.8
Private truck 47.1 4.7 40.6 3.3 39.7 3.3 10.6
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 36.0 1.4 41.5 42.8 10.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 36.0 7.0 17.9 2.0 17.5 2.1 0.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 36.0 7.0 17.9 2.0 17.5 2.1 0.8
Truck and rail
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 21.5 S S S S 1.7
Single modes 32.7 8.5 S S S S 1.0
Truck 32.9 8.4 S S S S 1.2
For-hire truck 38.3 9.2 S S S S 1.3
Private truck S S S S 49.5 2.3 10.8
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 21.2 8.4 25.2 3.2 23.2 3.0 2.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 21.2 8.4 25.2 3.2 23.2 3.0 2.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 23.7

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 29.0 S S S S 1.7
Single modes 40.1 10.1 S S S S 1.8
Truck 40.2 9.6 S S S S 2.0
For-hire truck 45.5 9.8 S S S S 2.0
Private truck S S S S S S 23.6
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 32.2 10.3 S S S S 1.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.2 10.3 S S S S 1.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 32.4 28.2 28.3 1.7
Single modes 36.2 8.6 31.1 10.5 31.3 10.4 2.1
Truck 36.2 8.7 31.1 10.7 31.4 10.6 1.4
For-hire truck 37.9 8.9 31.5 10.6 31.6 10.5 1.7
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 23.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 30.9 8.7 S S S S 1.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.9 8.7 S S S S 1.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.8

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 31.3 19.1 20.1 1.7
Single modes 17.5 12.7 20.8 4.5 21.8 4.3 0.9
Truck 20.3 12.7 20.8 4.5 21.8 4.3 0.9
For-hire truck 21.0 8.8 22.1 6.8 23.1 6.8 1.3
Private truck S S 43.5 6.3 43.6 6.4 21.1
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 S S 26.0 3.2 26.4 3.2 2.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 26.0 3.2 26.4 3.2 2.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 28.7 44.9 45.1 0.9
Single modes 41.6 10.2 49.2 7.4 49.4 7.4 1.1
Truck 41.7 10.3 49.3 7.4 49.5 7.4 1.0
For-hire truck 41.8 10.2 48.9 7.2 49.1 7.2 1.0
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 49.5 0.1 S S S S 25.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 29.6 10.2 24.2 7.4 24.3 7.4 1.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 29.6 10.2 24.2 7.4 24.3 7.4 1.0
Truck and rail
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 25.6 22.7 23.4 7.6
Single modes 28.3 5.5 23.1 0.9 23.6 0.8 11.2
Truck 28.3 5.5 23.1 0.9 23.6 0.8 11.4
For-hire truck 15.3 6.0 26.7 8.1 31.4 7.8 6.9
Private truck 37.8 7.1 35.6 8.1 40.0 7.8 14.2
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 44.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 32.8 5.2 39.1 0.5 40.6 0.7 5.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.8 5.2 39.1 0.5 40.6 0.7 5.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 39.2 1.0 S S S S 24.1

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 25.1 24.4 24.1 0.7
Single modes 34.9 6.8 24.8 2.8 24.3 2.8 4.6
Truck 33.3 5.7 24.8 2.8 24.4 2.8 1.8
For-hire truck 27.3 5.4 25.2 2.4 24.8 2.4 1.8
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 37.6 40.9 11.2
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 24.2 6.1 35.5 1.5 33.3 1.4 0.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 24.2 6.1 35.5 1.5 33.3 1.4 0.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 12.2 12.8 17.7 5.2
Single modes 18.1 7.0 13.1 0.6 18.1 0.8 5.7
Truck 18.4 7.0 7.7 7.6 10.9 10.0 5.9
For-hire truck 21.2 3.6 15.5 4.2 19.7 5.4 8.2
Private truck 19.7 5.0 14.0 7.4 16.0 8.3 6.4
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
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 20.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 22.3 5.9 22.8 0.2 19.9 0.2 7.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 22.3 5.9 22.8 0.2 19.9 0.2 7.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 27.0 1.4 29.4 0.4 31.4 0.6 15.2

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 19.5 46.1 47.8 2.5
Single modes 21.1 4.4 35.2 6.5 37.2 6.5 1.7
Truck 20.1 4.4 35.2 6.5 37.2 6.4 1.7
For-hire truck 22.2 6.2 36.0 6.5 37.9 6.4 1.7
Private truck S S S S S S 15.3
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 19.0 4.5 17.4 0.9 17.1 1.0 3.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 19.0 4.5 17.4 0.9 17.1 1.0 3.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.9

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 13.4 41.7 41.9 0.4
Single modes 22.1 7.7 S S S S 1.8
Truck 19.5 6.5 S S S S 0.9
For-hire truck 19.3 6.4 S S S S 0.9
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 15.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 21.0 7.7 30.1 10.3 29.4 10.4 0.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 21.0 7.7 30.1 10.3 29.4 10.4 0.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 42.4 S S S S 1.2
Single modes 42.5 12.3 S S S S 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 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 47.8 12.3 S S S S 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 47.8 12.3 S S S S 10.6
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 18.8 41.6 40.7 1.5
Single modes 25.6 8.1 S S S S 1.7
Truck 27.2 7.5 S S S S 1.6
For-hire truck 27.2 7.4 S S S S 1.7
Private truck 47.2 0.2 S S S S 25.8
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S 49.7 23.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 35.6 7.8 S S S S 1.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 35.6 7.8 S S S S 1.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 28.5 35.8 35.0 2.3
Single modes S S S S S S 21.2
Truck S S S S S S 21.2
For-hire truck S S S S S S 21.2
Private truck
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 41.8 14.3 43.1 13.8 42.7 13.7 10.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 41.8 14.3 43.1 13.8 42.7 13.7 10.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 32.0 49.2 48.5 1.8
Single modes 49.0 12.8 S S S S 10.6
Truck S S S S S S 10.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 15.0
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 16.4 43.3 16.3 1.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 44.4 16.4 43.3 16.3 1.8
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 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 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 6.9 34.1 26.2 6.9
Single modes 7.2 2.3 35.6 3.2 26.5 1.1 7.2
Truck 8.9 4.6 35.7 3.2 26.5 1.1 7.2
For-hire truck 24.9 4.1 49.7 7.2 43.7 8.4 10.9
Private truck 9.6 4.9 35.7 7.2 28.9 8.0 8.3
Rail
Water S S S S S S 29.9
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 29.9
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 24.5 2.0 20.8 0.1 24.4 0.1 6.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 24.5 2.0 20.8 0.1 24.4 0.1 6.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 28.4 1.6 S S S S 25.7

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 15.8 16.2 16.3 1.4
Single modes 18.4 4.8 18.5 7.4 18.8 7.5 6.0
Truck 17.2 6.3 18.5 7.4 18.8 7.5 1.6
For-hire truck 17.9 6.2 19.4 7.4 19.8 7.5 1.7
Private truck 19.7 0.6 43.0 1.7 45.9 2.0 3.5
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 21.1 30.1 0.3 12.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 24.4 5.2 47.9 0.8 49.3 0.8 1.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 24.4 5.2 48.1 0.8 49.6 0.8 1.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 31.6
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 24.0

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 10.6
Single modes S S S S S S 14.9
Truck S S S S S S 18.3
For-hire truck 42.9 5.1 48.5 14.5 48.7 14.3 21.1
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 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 49.5 16.2 36.4 17.2 36.6 17.2 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 49.5 16.2 36.4 17.2 36.6 17.2 10.6
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 20.3 18.3 17.1 1.9
Single modes 25.0 5.3 17.4 3.5 15.0 3.9 4.4
Truck 20.1 3.4 17.5 3.5 15.0 3.9 2.5
For-hire truck 24.1 2.4 16.3 4.7 16.0 5.1 2.6
Private truck 30.5 3.2 31.9 5.1 31.0 5.2 5.0
Rail
Water S S S S S S 29.8
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 29.8
Air (including truck and air) 40.9 3.3 43.8 0.3 40.7 0.3 19.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 18.2 5.6 17.4 0.6 18.0 0.6 1.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 18.2 5.6 17.4 0.6 18.0 0.6 1.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 31.6
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 17.4

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 13.0 27.6 26.2 1.4
Single modes 18.1 5.6 30.4 4.0 28.9 4.0 2.5
Truck 18.8 6.0 30.4 4.0 28.9 4.0 1.3
For-hire truck 19.5 6.0 32.0 4.8 30.4 4.8 1.3
Private truck 49.5 0.5 S S S S 23.7
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 47.4 47.3 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 20.5 4.9 25.7 4.0 26.5 3.9 1.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 20.5 4.9 25.7 4.0 26.5 3.9 1.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 26.7

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 43.6 45.4 15.1
Single modes S S S S S S 23.7
Truck S S S S S S 23.7
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 43.6 13.3 42.8 13.3 18.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 43.6 13.3 42.8 13.3 18.4
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 7.9 36.5 36.1 1.2
Single modes 13.4 6.1 38.1 2.9 37.8 2.7 2.0
Truck 13.9 5.7 38.1 2.9 37.9 2.7 2.3
For-hire truck 14.4 6.1 42.7 7.7 42.6 7.6 2.3
Private truck S S S S S S 15.1
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 35.2 2.0 36.2 38.9 5.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 19.8 5.8 15.6 1.4 15.7 1.4 0.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 19.8 5.8 15.6 1.4 15.7 1.4 0.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 45.9 1.8 49.4 1.8 21.5

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 48.1 32.8 32.4 1.2
Single modes S S 36.7 13.2 36.3 13.2 10.6
Truck S S 36.7 13.2 36.3 13.2 10.6
For-hire truck S S 37.8 12.6 37.4 12.6 10.6
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 25.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 42.1 13.5 34.1 13.2 34.8 13.2 1.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 42.1 13.5 34.1 13.2 34.8 13.2 1.1
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 19.5 S S S S 0.2
Single modes 26.7 8.0 34.4 13.4 34.3 13.5 10.6
Truck 34.4 7.2 34.5 13.2 34.4 13.3 10.6
For-hire truck 34.7 7.2 34.5 13.1 34.4 13.2 10.5
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 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 27.7 7.7 25.0 15.5 25.0 15.5 0.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 27.7 7.7 25.0 15.5 25.0 15.5 0.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 12.8 16.9 17.8 2.5
Single modes 13.6 6.1 18.7 8.2 19.9 7.9 2.5
Truck 18.3 7.6 18.7 8.2 19.9 7.8 2.9
For-hire truck 20.1 7.5 20.7 7.5 21.7 7.2 3.0
Private truck 30.4 2.9 30.1 2.9 29.7 2.5 7.3
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 46.6 4.8 S S S S 16.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 30.8 5.3 21.8 0.9 18.9 0.9 2.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.8 5.3 21.8 0.9 18.9 0.9 2.6
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 22.6

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 31.7 23.2 25.6 4.0
Single modes 40.4 10.9 23.5 0.9 26.0 0.8 3.7
Truck 40.4 10.9 23.5 0.9 26.0 0.8 3.0
For-hire truck 26.5 7.4 33.7 10.4 39.1 10.4 4.4
Private truck 49.9 8.9 42.1 10.3 44.6 10.4 3.7
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 34.4 10.9 44.8 0.8 42.0 0.7 6.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.4 10.9 44.8 0.8 42.0 0.7 6.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 27.3 S S S S 1.2
Single modes 39.1 9.5 S S S S 1.3
Truck 39.5 9.3 S S S S 1.1
For-hire truck 40.3 9.6 S S S S 1.2
Private truck S S S S S S 23.6
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 30.7 9.2 37.5 8.2 37.3 8.0 1.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.7 9.2 37.5 8.2 37.3 8.0 1.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 38.4 S S S S 15.0
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 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 31.6
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 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 19.6 S S S S 1.1
Single modes 27.4 7.6 S S S S 1.4
Truck 29.0 8.3 S S S S 1.3
For-hire truck 26.9 7.5 S S S S 1.2
Private truck S S 48.0 0.9 48.4 0.8 26.0
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 26.4 7.5 21.7 3.1 22.5 3.4 1.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 26.4 7.5 21.7 3.1 22.5 3.4 1.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 26.0

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 11.8 37.4 36.8 0.9
Single modes 18.6 8.0 39.0 10.8 37.9 10.7 1.1
Truck 22.1 8.6 39.2 10.7 38.1 10.6 1.4
For-hire truck 22.8 8.3 39.2 10.5 38.1 10.5 1.4
Private truck 45.4 1.0 48.0 0.9 47.7 0.8 14.9
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 39.3 4.8 32.4 0.4 32.9 0.3 2.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 18.9 6.9 25.5 3.8 25.9 3.8 1.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 18.9 6.9 25.5 3.8 25.9 3.8 1.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 23.6

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 41.9 28.5 28.2 0.4
Single modes S S 38.4 16.2 38.0 16.0 14.9
Truck 36.8 9.4 39.0 16.1 38.7 16.0 14.9
For-hire truck 36.8 9.4 39.0 16.1 38.7 16.0 14.9
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 33.8 11.2 S S S S 0.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.5 10.7 36.4 16.5 36.0 16.5 0.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes

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 17.4 26.8 27.5 5.8
Single modes 16.3 5.7 27.7 1.9 28.9 2.8 6.8
Truck 16.3 5.7 27.7 1.9 28.9 2.8 6.8
For-hire truck 34.9 6.9 43.0 9.6 40.1 9.6 5.9
Private truck 16.5 6.3 29.9 8.9 20.5 8.6 9.1
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 25.4 5.3 37.9 0.6 42.1 1.0 11.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.4 5.3 37.9 0.6 42.1 1.0 11.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 16.5

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 17.5 40.5 42.3 2.9
Single modes 20.6 5.7 43.9 6.7 45.9 7.0 2.7
Truck 24.7 9.0 46.6 8.6 48.9 9.0 1.9
For-hire truck 25.3 8.6 49.4 8.7 S S 1.8
Private truck S S S S S S 11.1
Rail
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 23.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 31.4 5.6 19.3 1.1 18.2 1.1 3.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.4 5.6 19.3 1.1 18.2 1.1 3.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 19.0 35.5 35.6 0.6
Single modes 41.0 9.8 S S S S 0.9
Truck S S S S S S 0.4
For-hire truck S S S S S S 0.4
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 18.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 22.2 9.9 28.3 5.5 28.6 5.4 0.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 22.2 9.9 28.3 5.5 28.6 5.4 0.6
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.8

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 36.2 S S S S 1.7
Single modes 44.1 14.8 S S S S 11.1
Truck 44.1 14.7 S S S S 11.2
For-hire truck 44.1 14.5 S S S S 11.2
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 35.2 14.8 48.2 10.9 49.0 10.9 2.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 35.2 14.8 48.2 10.9 49.0 10.9 2.9
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 19.0 32.6 31.4 1.2
Single modes 18.7 6.8 40.6 8.9 38.4 8.7 1.9
Truck 18.7 6.9 40.7 8.9 38.5 8.7 2.0
For-hire truck 20.7 6.5 49.7 11.3 47.1 11.2 1.9
Private truck S S S S S S 15.2
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 S S S S
Multiple modes 34.3 7.6 28.6 3.2 28.3 3.3 1.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.3 7.6 28.6 3.2 28.3 3.3 1.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 10.8
Single modes S S S S S S 27.9
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)
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

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.