Table B-9. Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Shipment Size: 2002

Table B-9. Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Shipment Size: 2002

[Estimates are shown as percents and are based on data from the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey]

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All Commodities

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 1.3 2.0 3.7
Less than 50 lbs 2.5 2.7 3.5
50 to 99 lbs 5.6 4.7 6.8
100 to 499 lbs 3.0 3.4 2.6
500 to 749 lbs 3.3 3.3 2.8
750 to 999 lbs 3.8 4.6 2.6
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 2.6 1.9 3.7
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 1.7 3.3 2.1
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 3.6 3.8 4.6
100,000 lbs or more 6.5 3.4 6.2

SCTG 1, Live animals and live fish

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 21.1 24.5 26.0
Less than 50 lbs S S S
50 to 99 lbs S S S
100 to 499 lbs 46.7 42.8 38.0
500 to 749 lbs S S S
750 to 999 lbs S 41.6 S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs S S S
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 31.0 27.5 31.7
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 19.5 28.2 33.3
100,000 lbs or more 45.6 44.7 39.1

SCTG 2, Cereal grains

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 7.1 7.5 18.1
Less than 50 lbs 41.8 44.0 37.7
50 to 99 lbs S 33.8 S
100 to 499 lbs 40.6 S S
500 to 749 lbs 49.3 26.1 40.6
750 to 999 lbs 40.5 41.5 S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 29.6 17.7 28.8
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 19.4 26.6 25.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 15.1 15.3 21.8
100,000 lbs or more 8.0 9.0 19.2

SCTG 3, Other agricultural products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 10.4 7.8 7.4
Less than 50 lbs 34.6 32.8 S
50 to 99 lbs 22.5 18.4 38.7
100 to 499 lbs 16.2 19.6 21.8
500 to 749 lbs 21.3 30.0 21.9
750 to 999 lbs 24.5 36.3 23.2
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 21.7 26.3 23.1
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 15.0 13.9 13.2
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 14.1 16.4 15.6
100,000 lbs or more 14.0 11.0 13.0

SCTG 4, Animal feed and products of animal origin, nec

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 9.6 14.1 10.0
Less than 50 lbs 43.5 S 45.6
50 to 99 lbs 36.6 46.2 28.8
100 to 499 lbs 26.3 24.2 48.7
500 to 749 lbs 20.6 22.1 48.6
750 to 999 lbs S 36.2 S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 20.7 19.7 24.2
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 8.4 10.1 16.0
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 27.8 25.8 15.7
100,000 lbs or more 12.1 16.3 15.1

SCTG 5, Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 4.2 4.6 6.5
Less than 50 lbs 21.7 17.4 36.3
50 to 99 lbs 22.9 15.9 13.8
100 to 499 lbs 15.1 13.0 10.0
500 to 749 lbs 15.5 16.8 11.1
750 to 999 lbs 14.2 18.3 13.1
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 11.3 12.5 11.3
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 4.7 5.3 6.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 19.7 21.3 31.6
100,000 lbs or more 27.6 28.8 24.0

SCTG 6, Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 8.2 7.2 6.8
Less than 50 lbs 25.7 31.9 30.8
50 to 99 lbs 23.8 26.1 26.9
100 to 499 lbs 28.8 26.9 26.6
500 to 749 lbs 20.7 25.6 23.7
750 to 999 lbs 19.7 18.2 24.6
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 10.9 23.6 15.6
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 9.8 10.2 10.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 16.3 20.7 26.5
100,000 lbs or more 16.7 15.8 18.4

SCTG 7, Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 4.4 5.2 6.3
Less than 50 lbs 12.7 21.2 15.2
50 to 99 lbs 14.5 33.1 20.9
100 to 499 lbs 13.6 19.2 22.0
500 to 749 lbs 13.0 18.6 20.9
750 to 999 lbs 16.4 24.5 21.3
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 7.8 11.5 9.9
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 5.5 6.4 8.3
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 10.0 11.0 9.0
100,000 lbs or more 8.0 11.4 12.2

SCTG 8, Alcoholic beverages

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 6.1 5.8 12.8
Less than 50 lbs 15.2 11.8 25.8
50 to 99 lbs 13.1 11.1 13.5
100 to 499 lbs 8.3 8.3 12.0
500 to 749 lbs 7.4 9.0 13.4
750 to 999 lbs 5.9 7.9 16.0
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 8.4 8.8 20.0
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 8.1 8.3 12.5
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 9.1 10.5 20.4
100,000 lbs or more 22.2 17.8 23.0

SCTG 9, Tobacco products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 14.4 29.9 36.3
Less than 50 lbs 26.5 23.7 26.3
50 to 99 lbs 19.6 18.4 17.3
100 to 499 lbs 15.1 13.2 17.2
500 to 749 lbs 23.8 21.5 20.4
750 to 999 lbs 29.1 46.6 37.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 30.3 48.9 30.2
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 28.8 40.0 25.2
50,000 to 99,999 lbs S S S
100,000 lbs or more S S S

SCTG 10, Monumental or building stone

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 29.1 29.9 22.1
Less than 50 lbs S S S
50 to 99 lbs 49.6 S S
100 to 499 lbs S S S
500 to 749 lbs 40.2 32.9 42.8
750 to 999 lbs S S S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 36.3 24.0 49.4
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 37.8 40.6 25.9
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 45.4 37.2 33.9
100,000 lbs or more 30.1 S 48.2

SCTG 11, Natural sands

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 6.8 9.1 11.8
Less than 50 lbs S S S
50 to 99 lbs S S S
100 to 499 lbs 40.6 20.6 S
500 to 749 lbs 47.9 40.7 49.2
750 to 999 lbs S 43.4 S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 24.0 22.6 23.6
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 12.7 15.5 14.1
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 11.7 10.5 11.5
100,000 lbs or more 13.2 20.5 19.1

SCTG 12, Gravel and crushed stone

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 6.7 9.0 10.5
Less than 50 lbs S S S
50 to 99 lbs S S S
100 to 499 lbs S 39.0 44.8
500 to 749 lbs 31.8 40.3 S
750 to 999 lbs S 32.3 48.4
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 25.5 17.6 9.9
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 8.8 12.0 9.1
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 7.4 9.3 9.8
100,000 lbs or more 8.6 11.2 13.7

SCTG 13, Nonmetallic minerals nec

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 11.5 11.9 18.7
Less than 50 lbs 21.1 17.2 21.9
50 to 99 lbs 27.5 23.0 34.1
100 to 499 lbs 31.2 23.5 31.4
500 to 749 lbs 28.0 22.6 27.7
750 to 999 lbs 42.8 46.5 34.4
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 21.5 13.9 20.7
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 16.7 20.0 16.0
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 21.3 13.3 11.9
100,000 lbs or more 21.4 16.5 25.6

SCTG 14, Metallic ores and concentrates

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 14.0 12.4 18.1
Less than 50 lbs 48.7 41.0 47.6
50 to 99 lbs S 46.2 38.9
100 to 499 lbs 41.6 41.4 43.0
500 to 749 lbs 49.5 42.5 S
750 to 999 lbs S 39.9 S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 44.6 35.2 32.8
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 25.7 27.7 39.1
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 36.5 26.2 41.0
100,000 lbs or more 18.3 13.2 19.3

SCTG 15, Coal

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 8.0 8.8 16.8
Less than 50 lbs
50 to 99 lbs S S S
100 to 499 lbs S S S
500 to 749 lbs S S S
750 to 999 lbs S S S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs S 42.1 S
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 23.4 21.9 29.1
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 22.3 23.1 43.6
100,000 lbs or more 8.6 9.4 17.0

SCTG 17, Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 4.4 5.0 9.8
Less than 50 lbs 30.4 37.2 35.2
50 to 99 lbs 40.4 49.3 S
100 to 499 lbs 31.7 34.4 27.4
500 to 749 lbs 31.4 17.5 48.5
750 to 999 lbs 20.5 21.0 44.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 9.5 10.1 20.0
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 10.2 10.8 22.4
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 6.7 8.2 15.4
100,000 lbs or more 8.2 8.1 14.3

SCTG 18, Fuel oils

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 6.0 6.0 10.1
Less than 50 lbs 42.1 31.7 36.4
50 to 99 lbs 24.9 29.3 27.1
100 to 499 lbs 14.9 15.4 15.6
500 to 749 lbs 18.3 20.7 26.3
750 to 999 lbs 31.0 30.1 36.0
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 11.4 11.2 12.6
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 6.4 7.7 11.7
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 6.3 6.2 18.9
100,000 lbs or more 9.0 8.4 13.2

SCTG 19, Coal and petroleum products, nec

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 7.5 10.2 11.1
Less than 50 lbs 11.4 16.9 15.8
50 to 99 lbs 27.1 23.9 S
100 to 499 lbs 15.7 13.9 48.9
500 to 749 lbs 10.0 15.6 31.4
750 to 999 lbs 14.8 14.8 25.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 18.4 13.4 19.5
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 12.6 22.2 22.3
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 13.7 13.7 12.9
100,000 lbs or more 10.1 8.9 13.8

SCTG 20, Basic chemicals

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 7.7 12.6 10.8
Less than 50 lbs 17.9 17.2 21.9
50 to 99 lbs 15.2 14.1 21.2
100 to 499 lbs 22.6 11.2 18.3
500 to 749 lbs 37.5 18.1 29.1
750 to 999 lbs 28.6 13.4 30.8
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 19.5 13.1 27.3
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 7.8 15.5 10.5
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 11.6 12.2 34.3
100,000 lbs or more 11.7 16.8 12.6

SCTG 21, Pharmaceutical products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 9.5 16.7 21.0
Less than 50 lbs 6.2 7.7 9.7
50 to 99 lbs 8.7 12.8 6.7
100 to 499 lbs 9.0 20.6 26.5
500 to 749 lbs 11.6 21.0 31.6
750 to 999 lbs 19.3 27.0 29.0
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 13.6 34.5 S
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 27.1 19.4 15.5
50,000 to 99,999 lbs S S S
100,000 lbs or more S 39.8 41.4

SCTG 22, Fertilizers

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 16.9 30.2 24.7
Less than 50 lbs 46.5 S S
50 to 99 lbs S 43.0 S
100 to 499 lbs 25.6 32.1 S
500 to 749 lbs 30.7 35.8 S
750 to 999 lbs 23.1 30.6 48.2
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 35.2 43.6 40.9
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 22.3 24.4 25.9
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 25.7 24.1 25.2
100,000 lbs or more 19.4 38.0 30.9

SCTG 23, Chemical products and preparations, nec

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 5.0 5.1 7.9
Less than 50 lbs 8.8 8.5 16.0
50 to 99 lbs 10.2 6.8 11.1
100 to 499 lbs 9.0 9.0 9.3
500 to 749 lbs 11.5 7.5 13.6
750 to 999 lbs 12.7 8.9 12.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 11.6 6.6 9.8
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 7.1 7.0 9.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 25.2 16.4 22.5
100,000 lbs or more 15.3 12.7 12.1

SCTG 24, Plastics and rubber

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 3.6 4.0 5.2
Less than 50 lbs 5.0 5.9 13.1
50 to 99 lbs 6.0 7.0 11.1
100 to 499 lbs 5.2 7.0 8.6
500 to 749 lbs 7.1 6.4 9.9
750 to 999 lbs 5.8 6.0 8.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 5.6 6.7 10.4
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 7.0 5.5 6.6
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 16.8 15.9 21.7
100,000 lbs or more 8.8 6.6 7.8

SCTG 25, Logs and other wood in the rough

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 24.2 S 34.4
Less than 50 lbs 40.4 S S
50 to 99 lbs 48.8 29.5 S
100 to 499 lbs 20.6 29.3 39.2
500 to 749 lbs 28.4 35.5 S
750 to 999 lbs 36.4 37.9 27.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 38.4 S S
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 34.9 49.2 31.2
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 44.3 S S
100,000 lbs or more 45.6 33.0 S

SCTG 26, Wood products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 8.4 9.2 11.7
Less than 50 lbs 16.2 15.2 26.9
50 to 99 lbs 14.1 16.8 18.0
100 to 499 lbs 13.6 12.7 13.3
500 to 749 lbs 25.6 23.7 30.0
750 to 999 lbs 16.0 12.0 18.1
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 13.8 10.4 10.8
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 7.5 6.3 11.3
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 8.7 13.0 11.5
100,000 lbs or more 11.5 22.4 18.1

SCTG 27, Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 5.2 6.2 7.4
Less than 50 lbs 11.5 10.2 26.4
50 to 99 lbs 12.8 11.9 22.7
100 to 499 lbs 9.3 10.4 11.7
500 to 749 lbs 11.8 11.4 16.4
750 to 999 lbs 15.6 15.9 14.5
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 10.8 10.2 8.6
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 5.9 6.3 5.3
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 21.3 26.1 15.1
100,000 lbs or more 9.0 8.7 11.7

SCTG 28, Paper or paperboard articles

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 4.0 5.2 8.5
Less than 50 lbs 9.5 15.8 18.4
50 to 99 lbs 11.6 9.1 13.7
100 to 499 lbs 7.2 7.3 10.0
500 to 749 lbs 7.0 9.6 10.6
750 to 999 lbs 10.0 12.6 15.8
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 7.1 7.0 6.6
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 5.3 6.2 9.5
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 49.7 24.7 29.2
100,000 lbs or more 40.9 27.4 42.3

SCTG 29, Printed products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 7.6 8.1 8.5
Less than 50 lbs 6.9 10.7 14.5
50 to 99 lbs 12.7 31.6 S
100 to 499 lbs 8.4 6.8 9.1
500 to 749 lbs 16.3 11.0 19.7
750 to 999 lbs 15.3 11.3 16.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 11.3 6.8 10.2
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 11.9 9.6 9.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 33.8 46.5 32.2
100,000 lbs or more 21.0 S S

SCTG 30, Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 5.4 7.5 10.5
Less than 50 lbs 4.4 7.1 7.4
50 to 99 lbs 7.4 7.8 9.1
100 to 499 lbs 9.8 9.7 14.2
500 to 749 lbs 9.6 8.3 10.7
750 to 999 lbs 17.9 9.2 12.1
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 7.1 6.5 8.6
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 9.0 11.1 16.3
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 29.9 19.5 22.0
100,000 lbs or more 34.1 46.1 37.4

SCTG 31, Nonmetallic mineral products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 7.0 9.0 11.9
Less than 50 lbs 16.7 20.3 16.2
50 to 99 lbs 15.0 18.4 36.0
100 to 499 lbs 18.7 18.3 39.8
500 to 749 lbs 17.9 11.6 24.8
750 to 999 lbs 17.9 9.9 36.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 9.4 8.8 35.2
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 10.0 12.3 9.6
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 21.1 11.6 13.2
100,000 lbs or more 35.3 16.5 28.6

SCTG 32, Base metal in primary or semi finished forms and in finished basic shapes

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 5.0 6.3 6.0
Less than 50 lbs 13.4 16.9 25.1
50 to 99 lbs 11.2 15.2 24.0
100 to 499 lbs 8.8 9.3 14.1
500 to 749 lbs 9.0 8.8 17.6
750 to 999 lbs 9.7 8.8 13.3
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 6.0 5.6 6.5
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 6.5 8.3 8.1
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 14.4 13.5 12.7
100,000 lbs or more 8.6 8.2 8.3

SCTG 33, Articles of base metal

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 3.9 9.5 7.0
Less than 50 lbs 7.8 5.7 7.4
50 to 99 lbs 7.7 7.9 9.6
100 to 499 lbs 5.2 6.8 8.7
500 to 749 lbs 9.2 8.6 8.8
750 to 999 lbs 9.4 6.8 10.3
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 6.7 8.1 10.9
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 5.7 11.6 7.4
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 13.4 12.7 16.9
100,000 lbs or more 16.9 S 31.0

SCTG 34, Machinery

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 5.7 7.7 9.0
Less than 50 lbs 4.8 5.4 9.6
50 to 99 lbs 7.1 6.5 12.9
100 to 499 lbs 4.2 4.2 6.4
500 to 749 lbs 8.6 7.6 10.8
750 to 999 lbs 11.8 6.9 8.7
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 8.6 8.8 11.7
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 8.2 9.3 9.9
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 17.4 18.9 22.4
100,000 lbs or more 18.2 12.5 24.6

SCTG 35, Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 5.6 9.7 11.9
Less than 50 lbs 4.7 6.1 8.0
50 to 99 lbs 17.1 7.6 10.2
100 to 499 lbs 7.1 9.8 9.1
500 to 749 lbs 10.7 14.9 12.3
750 to 999 lbs 9.9 20.3 15.0
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 11.0 12.1 14.2
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 13.1 15.5 15.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 29.6 21.0 32.9
100,000 lbs or more 27.1 39.9 42.3

SCTG 36, Motorized and other vehicles (including parts)

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 8.3 7.6 10.1
Less than 50 lbs 7.4 10.2 9.7
50 to 99 lbs 6.4 7.1 9.8
100 to 499 lbs 8.4 6.9 8.9
500 to 749 lbs 15.5 9.3 13.8
750 to 999 lbs 11.1 10.5 9.5
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 10.0 8.0 14.9
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 7.6 8.6 7.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 21.0 15.6 13.2
100,000 lbs or more 45.8 39.3 44.9

SCTG 37, Transportation equipment, nec

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 23.3 40.9 41.7
Less than 50 lbs 11.7 10.5 9.7
50 to 99 lbs 17.5 16.3 18.2
100 to 499 lbs 25.2 16.5 17.4
500 to 749 lbs 28.0 28.2 30.3
750 to 999 lbs 18.4 24.2 30.0
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 17.5 9.8 10.1
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 23.9 43.1 44.5
50,000 to 99,999 lbs S S S
100,000 lbs or more S 35.3 41.0

SCTG 38, Precision instruments and apparatus

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 7.9 18.3 12.6
Less than 50 lbs 11.9 10.6 13.2
50 to 99 lbs 11.9 13.8 13.4
100 to 499 lbs 12.7 12.7 18.4
500 to 749 lbs 15.7 13.9 15.6
750 to 999 lbs 26.1 21.2 19.2
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 12.8 11.2 26.5
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 29.0 21.8 19.3
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 39.3 S 45.9
100,000 lbs or more 37.6 30.3 40.1

SCTG 39, Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 6.2 11.8 6.4
Less than 50 lbs 13.3 14.2 15.1
50 to 99 lbs 13.0 12.3 14.5
100 to 499 lbs 14.9 13.1 8.6
500 to 749 lbs 12.3 10.9 9.5
750 to 999 lbs 26.1 12.1 8.0
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 5.0 7.3 8.1
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 13.3 15.2 9.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs S S 47.9
100,000 lbs or more 32.3 S S

SCTG 40, Miscellaneous manufactured products

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 5.4 10.5 7.7
Less than 50 lbs 10.3 6.6 8.5
50 to 99 lbs 10.0 8.5 15.8
100 to 499 lbs 5.3 8.0 5.9
500 to 749 lbs 8.9 7.5 9.9
750 to 999 lbs 10.9 7.1 10.9
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 10.6 9.4 14.0
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 8.8 12.1 7.0
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 23.1 21.3 24.2
100,000 lbs or more 23.7 43.2 37.6

SCTG 41, Waste and scrap

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 14.4 16.8 25.8
Less than 50 lbs 41.7 37.7 S
50 to 99 lbs S S S
100 to 499 lbs 34.9 41.9 33.7
500 to 749 lbs 40.0 44.4 S
750 to 999 lbs S S S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 39.3 33.4 37.8
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 15.4 13.9 13.8
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 20.8 20.3 17.6
100,000 lbs or more 27.5 28.4 42.5

SCTG 43, Mixed freight

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 3.6 5.6 5.0
Less than 50 lbs 7.2 12.9 11.8
50 to 99 lbs 9.2 13.2 14.3
100 to 499 lbs 9.1 10.3 8.3
500 to 749 lbs 8.8 9.0 8.4
750 to 999 lbs 6.5 8.0 7.1
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 4.7 5.6 6.5
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 4.5 6.7 6.3
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 27.9 S 24.8
100,000 lbs or more 27.3 18.5 43.6

Commodity unknown

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles
All shipment sizes 9.9 22.3 41.7
Less than 50 lbs 37.2 24.7 27.8
50 to 99 lbs 20.4 18.7 22.3
100 to 499 lbs 20.4 18.2 29.3
500 to 749 lbs 30.8 16.9 20.9
750 to 999 lbs 26.6 35.3 S
1,000 to 9,999 lbs 12.8 20.5 16.9
10,000 to 49,999 lbs 14.5 13.2 16.7
50,000 to 99,999 lbs 22.2 22.5 14.4
100,000 lbs or more S 40.2 S

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.

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