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 6.3 14.2 6.7 10.0
Single modes 6.6 1.8 13.5 3.3 7.7 1.8 27.9
Truck 8.4 2.8 16.4 4.1 6.3 5.3 20.4
For-hire truck 13.2 3.9 17.6 1.9 6.0 4.1 5.8
Private truck 10.7 2.4 18.8 3.8 14.0 2.1 20.8
Rail 29.3 1.3 18.4 2.5 26.1 5.8 19.0
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 38.3 1.0 37.6 37.9 9.4
Pipeline 20.9 0.4 24.6 2.1 S S S
Multiple modes 12.3 1.6 43.3 0.8 43.3 1.9 4.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 15.3 1.6 5.9 8.8 4.3
Truck and rail 42.2 0.9 S S S S 22.7
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes S S S S S S 35.6
Other and unknown modes 27.6 0.8 40.4 3.5 14.2 0.3 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 37.2 42.2 40.8 0.7
Single modes 35.2 2.1 42.2 0.9 40.8 0.9 0.8
Truck 43.7 12.1 S S S S 0.9
For-hire truck 43.9 12.5 S S S S 1.0
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
Rail 42.5 13.0 41.0 16.4 41.1 16.3 25.8
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 42.8 0.9 42.6 0.9 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 42.8 0.9 42.6 0.9 10.6
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 S S S S S S 39.2
Single modes S S S S S S 39.2
Truck S S S S S S 31.6
For-hire truck
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
Parcel, USPS or courier
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 42.5 26.5 26.8 3.4
Single modes 22.3 11.0 26.8 3.1 27.2 2.8 3.6
Truck 21.5 11.0 26.4 3.1 25.8 2.8 3.6
For-hire truck 26.8 11.1 28.2 12.1 29.1 12.0 2.7
Private truck 26.3 4.8 S S S S 14.0
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 S S S S 48.2 2.7 5.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S 48.2 2.7 5.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 25.9

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 S S 29.3 28.8 3.2
Single modes S S 29.3 0.3 28.9 0.3 4.3
Truck S S 29.4 0.4 28.9 0.4 2.9
For-hire truck S S 29.6 0.8 29.1 0.8 2.9
Private truck 47.9 3.3 43.3 0.9 42.8 0.9 25.9
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 18.4
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

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 10.9 18.0 17.4 15.5
Single modes 9.6 5.2 18.7 1.8 18.0 2.0 19.8
Truck 11.5 6.0 18.3 4.4 16.9 4.9 0.8
For-hire truck 9.7 4.9 19.2 7.0 19.1 7.3 1.0
Private truck 32.5 5.8 37.7 6.7 39.9 6.8 2.2
Rail S S S S S S 15.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 47.6 0.8 45.2 S S 16.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 34.7 5.5 11.9 0.2 11.8 0.2 1.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.7 5.5 11.9 0.2 11.8 0.2 1.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 36.9 1.9 37.7 2.0 10.7

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 15.5 19.8 27.0 4.5
Single modes 17.5 4.2 24.2 9.8 19.3 13.0 5.2
Truck 17.9 4.4 24.1 12.3 23.8 12.5 5.2
For-hire truck 31.8 8.7 27.1 7.8 26.0 9.0 1.1
Private truck 31.4 10.1 29.9 7.9 31.2 7.9 7.1
Rail 33.5 0.8 S S 47.7 9.5 24.2
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 41.9 2.9 S S S S 4.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.1 1.6 36.9 0.2 37.4 0.2 4.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 28.4
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 40.6 S S S

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 30.1 S S S S 0.7
Single modes 41.0 10.5 S S S S 10.6
Truck 30.1 10.1 S S S S 10.5
For-hire truck 30.6 10.2 S S S S 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 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 40.6 10.5 48.3 10.4 47.8 10.4 0.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 40.6 10.5 48.3 10.4 47.8 10.4 0.8
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 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

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 45.8 S S S S 25.8
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 45.8 S S S S 25.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 45.8 S S S S 25.8
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 16.9 S S S S 1.2
Single modes 30.6 9.5 S S S S 2.3
Truck 36.6 10.8 S S S S 1.9
For-hire truck 36.9 10.9 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) 47.0 5.7 39.7 0.5 39.4 0.5 21.2
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 32.0 9.5 S S S S 1.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.0 9.5 S S S S 1.3
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 31.6

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 29.3 S S S S 1.3
Single modes 39.4 14.1 S S S S 10.6
Truck 39.4 14.2 S S S S 10.6
For-hire truck 39.4 14.2 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 29.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 30.3 9.8 22.7 2.2 22.4 2.2 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.3 9.8 22.7 2.2 22.4 2.2 10.6
Truck and rail
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 23.7
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 27.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 27.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
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 9.4 21.4 18.6 4.0
Single modes 9.8 1.1 21.6 0.4 18.9 0.9 4.4
Truck 11.8 3.6 23.0 6.7 19.9 8.5 3.2
For-hire truck 16.9 6.1 33.3 8.5 29.6 8.1 3.6
Private truck 20.3 5.4 28.2 7.5 24.9 6.0 8.4
Rail 31.5 3.0 44.0 6.7 33.8 8.6 28.4
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 48.7 0.4 S S S S 25.7
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 18.5 1.1 42.9 0.3 S S 9.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 20.9 1.2 26.4 29.0 9.0
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 31.3

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 19.6 43.2 42.2 1.7
Single modes 31.8 9.5 47.0 7.4 46.8 7.6 4.5
Truck 32.4 9.7 47.3 7.9 47.1 8.2 0.8
For-hire truck 32.7 9.6 48.4 9.5 48.3 9.7 0.9
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 18.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 29.8 9.5 S S S S 0.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.1 8.9 23.5 2.1 23.6 2.0 0.4
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 29.9

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 46.3 38.4 38.5 1.5
Single modes 49.9 7.1 39.9 2.4 39.9 2.4 0.8
Truck S S 38.7 11.0 38.7 11.1 0.7
For-hire truck S S 41.5 12.2 41.6 12.2 0.6
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
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 27.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 49.5 8.1 S S S S 1.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 36.6 9.8 36.4 2.0 35.9 2.0 1.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S 31.6
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 44.1 2.7 44.1 2.6 25.8

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 21.2 29.5 32.2 1.8
Single modes 22.0 2.5 30.0 1.4 32.8 1.5 2.0
Truck 23.0 3.6 21.6 12.6 20.4 13.4 1.9
For-hire truck 25.1 5.9 27.6 12.3 26.3 12.9 1.8
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
Rail S S S S S S 25.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 48.8 0.4 47.8 0.4 15.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 48.8 0.4 47.8 0.4 15.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 49.5 34.9 35.5 7.7
Single modes S S 35.4 1.0 36.1 1.7 8.9
Truck S S 33.9 5.1 34.3 5.3 1.0
For-hire truck S S 35.4 5.0 35.6 5.2 1.1
Private truck S S S S S S 23.9
Rail S S S S S S 29.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 48.9 49.0 0.1 25.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 32.9 10.1 30.0 1.0 33.5 1.6 12.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.9 10.1 30.0 1.0 33.5 1.6 12.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 43.0 28.2 28.2 0.4
Single modes 43.6 3.5 28.3 1.4 28.3 1.3 0.6
Truck 43.8 8.0 28.3 3.0 28.3 3.0 0.3
For-hire truck 47.7 12.0 33.2 10.8 33.1 10.8 10.5
Private truck 49.5 10.0 S S S S 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 32.2 3.5 32.7 1.4 32.7 1.3 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.2 3.5 32.7 1.4 32.7 1.3 10.6
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 46.3 S S S S 2.3
Single modes 47.7 10.5 S S S S 10.8
Truck 29.8 12.7 S S S S 10.7
For-hire truck 30.1 12.6 S S S S 10.7
Private truck S S S S S S 29.8
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 44.7 10.5 S S S S 18.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 44.7 10.5 S S S S 18.3
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 48.9 S S S S 0.8
Single modes S S S S S S 18.4
Truck S S S S S S 18.3
For-hire truck S S S S S S 23.6
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
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 31.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 14.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 14.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 45.8 30.6 30.5 1.3
Single modes S S 38.0 13.7 37.8 13.6 10.7
Truck S S 39.9 15.3 39.6 15.3 15.0
For-hire truck S S 39.9 15.3 39.6 15.3 15.0
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 25.3 13.6 31.1 13.9 30.9 13.8 1.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.3 13.6 31.1 13.9 30.9 13.8 1.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 29.7 47.4 47.0 0.4
Single modes 47.6 10.8 37.3 11.4 37.8 11.3 0.8
Truck 43.1 7.3 40.1 11.7 40.5 11.6 0.5
For-hire truck 43.2 7.4 40.2 11.5 40.6 11.4 0.6
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 21.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 30.4 11.1 31.9 7.3 31.8 7.4 0.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.4 11.1 31.9 7.3 31.8 7.4 0.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 40.9 30.1 30.2 1.0
Single modes 35.3 14.4 41.4 11.3 41.6 11.5 1.3
Truck 30.8 11.4 44.0 10.7 44.3 10.9 1.0
For-hire truck 30.8 11.4 44.0 10.7 44.4 10.9 1.0
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 21.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 0.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 27.4 10.9 38.5 5.4 37.9 5.4 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

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 12.7 19.8 19.8 3.2
Single modes 21.4 10.5 22.3 6.5 22.3 6.6 5.8
Truck 20.9 10.0 22.4 6.7 22.4 7.1 2.4
For-hire truck 22.2 9.8 24.5 7.6 24.5 7.9 2.2
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 21.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 41.4 10.5 34.7 4.8 35.8 5.1 1.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 41.4 10.5 34.7 4.8 35.8 5.1 1.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 24.8 24.0 23.8 3.3
Single modes 24.7 1.7 24.0 23.8 3.3
Truck 25.4 1.9 26.2 5.0 26.4 5.4 1.4
For-hire truck 25.7 1.9 22.7 5.1 22.6 5.5 1.5
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) S S S S S S 29.8
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 S S S S S S 31.6

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 S S 49.8 46.8 1.7
Single modes S S S S 47.7 3.6 3.7
Truck S S S S 49.2 8.4 3.2
For-hire truck S S S S 48.5 7.6 3.2
Private truck S S S S S S 18.6
Rail S S S S S S 28.0
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 24.4 7.7 28.3 1.5 30.0 1.3 2.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 24.4 7.7 28.3 1.5 30.0 1.3 2.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.9

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 20.1 39.0 42.2 18.3
Single modes 21.7 3.3 39.1 0.6 42.3 0.5 4.1
Truck 21.2 3.3 41.7 5.1 45.9 6.0 4.1
For-hire truck 26.0 6.1 S S S S 4.5
Private truck 23.8 4.1 S S S S 4.7
Rail S S S S S S 26.5
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 36.6 3.4 S S S S 21.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 36.6 3.4 S S S S 21.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 25.7 46.5 49.1 4.2
Single modes 26.8 2.8 46.6 2.4 49.1 1.9 2.5
Truck 30.8 8.3 28.2 17.3 28.7 18.5 2.4
For-hire truck 30.7 8.1 28.7 16.8 29.2 18.0 2.9
Private truck S S S S S S 30.1
Rail S S S S S S 24.1
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 32.2 2.8 45.6 2.4 44.0 1.9 11.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.2 2.8 45.6 2.4 44.0 1.9 11.6
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 14.8 49.1 S S 5.2
Single modes 21.7 7.6 S S S S 6.3
Truck 22.4 8.2 22.5 14.0 24.6 15.8 6.2
For-hire truck 23.1 7.8 29.2 12.8 31.0 14.3 5.4
Private truck 30.4 3.8 38.6 7.0 34.4 6.0 9.0
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 26.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 25.4 6.8 16.6 0.7 14.1 0.7 6.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 25.4 6.8 16.6 0.7 14.1 0.7 6.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 26.5

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 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

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 44.3 44.3 0.4
Single modes 38.8 14.1 46.1 9.5 46.1 9.5 1.0
Truck 39.0 14.1 46.1 9.5 46.1 9.5 1.0
For-hire truck 43.2 14.4 47.1 10.6 47.2 10.7 1.0
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 S S 33.0 9.5 33.1 9.5 0.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 33.0 9.5 33.1 9.5 0.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 41.7 43.8 30.7
Single modes S S 42.2 15.5 44.2 15.5 39.5
Truck S S 42.2 15.6 44.2 15.9 16.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 19.1
Private truck S S S S S S 28.7
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 46.7 13.6 41.7 11.7 41.1 12.1 15.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 46.7 13.6 41.7 11.7 41.1 12.1 15.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 26.4 S S S S 1.1
Single modes 33.2 9.5 S S S S 1.4
Truck 28.3 7.6 S S S S 1.3
For-hire truck 28.8 7.5 S S S S 1.3
Private truck 43.7 0.3 S S S S 21.2
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 32.0 9.5 S S S S 1.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.0 9.5 S S S S 1.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 15.9 26.7 27.7 0.6
Single modes 17.2 2.0 27.4 1.7 28.4 1.8 0.5
Truck 17.9 3.3 27.5 1.7 28.4 1.8 0.6
For-hire truck 17.9 3.3 27.5 1.7 28.5 1.8 0.6
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 48.7 49.4 21.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 17.8 2.0 32.4 1.7 33.2 1.8 0.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 17.8 2.0 32.4 1.7 33.2 1.8 0.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 31.3 S S S S 2.5
Single modes 35.9 15.1 S S S S 15.1
Truck 35.9 15.1 S S S S 15.1
For-hire truck 39.3 16.4 S S S S 15.1
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 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

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 29.6 38.8 38.9 1.0
Single modes 36.3 8.5 39.4 1.0 39.4 1.0 1.1
Truck 26.4 8.0 39.1 5.0 39.0 5.1 0.7
For-hire truck 31.4 9.2 41.3 7.1 41.2 7.2 0.7
Private truck S S S S S S 10.6
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 21.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 30.8 8.5 20.3 1.0 20.7 1.0 1.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.8 8.5 20.3 1.0 20.7 1.0 1.2
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 27.7 32.6 31.9 5.1
Single modes 28.1 2.1 32.7 0.3 31.9 0.3 4.2
Truck 41.5 13.1 40.1 14.5 40.0 14.6 1.2
For-hire truck 47.3 14.3 37.9 14.8 37.4 14.9 1.9
Private truck S S S S S S 27.9
Rail S S S S S S 23.7
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 44.1 1.7 44.1 0.3 42.4 0.3 16.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 44.1 1.7 44.1 0.3 42.4 0.3 16.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 37.8 21.8 25.1 3.9
Single modes 39.5 3.4 21.7 0.9 25.0 1.0 6.3
Truck 27.4 10.3 17.3 8.7 18.8 9.8 3.2
For-hire truck 32.6 9.5 15.3 9.0 16.3 9.6 3.4
Private truck 31.7 3.8 S S S S 18.3
Rail 29.2 3.7 38.6 8.7 38.8 9.9 15.2
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 17.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 26.2 2.8 S S S S 2.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.5 3.0 31.3 0.5 31.6 0.4 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

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 17.9 S S S S 1.5
Single modes 19.5 5.0 S S S S 1.4
Truck 19.3 4.8 25.8 16.6 26.0 16.8 1.4
For-hire truck 19.3 4.8 25.8 16.6 26.0 16.8 1.4
Private truck
Rail S S S S S S 25.9
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 13.0 5.1 22.4 1.4 21.9 1.4 1.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 13.0 5.1 22.4 1.4 21.9 1.4 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

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 S S S S 0.4
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 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 37.8 17.5 44.2 19.8 44.0 19.8 0.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 37.8 17.5 44.2 19.8 44.0 19.8 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

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 49.0 30.9 31.7 0.8
Single modes S S 31.0 1.9 31.9 1.7 1.0
Truck S S 31.3 4.9 32.1 4.6 0.7
For-hire truck S S 31.4 4.8 32.1 4.5 0.7
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 38.5 0.6 39.6 0.6 10.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 38.5 0.6 39.6 0.6 10.6
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.8

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 S S S S 4.9
Single modes S S S S S S 15.3
Truck S S S S S S 11.2
For-hire truck S S S S S S 11.2
Private truck 48.6 5.6 43.8 7.1 42.6 7.5 23.8
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 S S S S S S 11.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 11.2
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 29.9

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 29.0 31.0 30.3 1.7
Single modes 14.6 9.9 34.1 7.0 33.2 6.8 2.1
Truck 17.0 11.3 41.1 10.9 40.1 10.9 0.8
For-hire truck 17.3 10.9 41.2 10.9 40.3 10.8 0.8
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 18.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 36.4 6.8 35.5 6.5 1.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 36.4 6.8 35.5 6.5 1.9
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.9

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 39.6 14.5 15.8 2.1
Single modes 44.8 6.7 14.6 0.3 15.9 0.3 3.0
Truck 47.8 7.6 19.1 9.5 19.8 10.0 1.9
For-hire truck 47.5 8.5 19.0 8.9 19.9 9.3 1.8
Private truck S S 39.0 5.1 34.7 4.7 5.7
Rail 36.3 3.2 39.9 9.5 40.9 10.0 15.0
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 44.4 1.0 38.8 40.2 18.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 26.1 6.8 29.3 0.3 29.0 0.3 4.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 26.1 6.8 29.5 0.3 29.2 0.3 4.5
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 23.7

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 17.5 18.2 15.6 13.5
Single modes 17.6 1.7 17.8 4.9 15.9 1.4 14.3
Truck 20.0 3.3 20.1 4.3 17.2 4.0 14.4
For-hire truck 46.4 6.3 24.8 3.2 23.6 4.8 16.3
Private truck 12.1 4.6 19.9 4.9 19.4 6.1 12.0
Rail S S 24.4 1.4 17.8 3.8 S
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 31.6
Pipeline 20.9 1.5 24.6 3.8 S S S
Multiple modes 25.6 0.7 S S S S 9.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 26.6 0.7 23.9 19.8 7.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S 33.3
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes S S S S S S 35.6
Other and unknown modes 37.4 1.5 41.3 4.9 30.5 1.2 S

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 27.1 S S S S 1.2
Single modes 36.6 11.3 S S S S 10.6
Truck 41.1 11.3 S S S S 14.9
For-hire truck 41.5 11.4 S S S S 14.9
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 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 18.3 11.3 S S S S 1.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 18.3 11.3 S S S S 1.3
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 31.6 30.4 31.1 1.6
Single modes 45.4 11.8 32.7 10.1 33.5 10.1 2.7
Truck 47.3 11.4 32.9 9.9 33.8 9.9 0.9
For-hire truck S S 37.8 13.1 38.7 13.1 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) 49.8 2.7 S S S S 25.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 45.1 11.8 S S S S 1.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 45.1 11.8 S S S S 1.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.6

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 17.7 22.5 24.7 5.3
Single modes 15.8 7.9 19.9 5.9 21.1 6.7 7.5
Truck 16.4 6.8 19.4 5.6 19.9 6.1 1.7
For-hire truck 18.2 7.1 21.9 5.2 22.3 4.9 1.9
Private truck 39.5 3.1 28.9 3.0 29.0 2.9 15.1
Rail S S 46.6 6.4 45.9 7.0 21.4
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 34.6 0.1 S S S S 20.2
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 47.1 8.5 S S S S 3.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 34.4 7.2 43.7 2.0 44.8 2.1 3.1
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 26.0

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 S S 44.1 43.7 1.5
Single modes S S 44.5 10.5 44.2 10.4 10.6
Truck S S 44.5 10.5 44.2 10.5 10.6
For-hire truck S S 44.5 10.5 44.2 10.5 10.6
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 40.9 12.4 S S S S 10.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 40.9 12.4 S S S S 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

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 29.8 19.8 20.5 3.9
Single modes 29.7 10.2 22.5 6.8 23.0 7.4 2.2
Truck 30.3 10.2 22.4 6.7 22.9 7.4 0.7
For-hire truck 32.5 10.0 24.3 8.2 24.7 8.7 0.7
Private truck 45.3 1.7 S S S S 14.9
Rail S S S S S S 31.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S 43.0 42.2 18.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 4.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 35.4 5.6 35.8 0.7 34.5 0.6 3.3
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 31.6

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 35.7 40.8 S S 11.0
Single modes 39.7 8.8 40.8 0.4 S S 7.7
Truck 36.9 7.3 40.2 17.8 S S 4.9
For-hire truck 38.0 7.5 42.3 16.1 41.3 18.3 7.6
Private truck 38.5 7.2 42.1 4.9 40.3 5.5 7.3
Rail S S S S S S 40.3
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 43.4 0.3 35.8 0.2 14.5
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 43.4 0.3 35.8 0.2 14.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other Multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 26.6

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.