Table B-14. Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Three-Digit Commodity and Mode of Transportation: 2002

Table B-14. Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Three-Digit Commodity and Mode of Transportation: 2002

[Estimates are based on the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey]

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All commodities

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 1.3 2.0 3.7 2.9
Single modes 1.4 0.3 2.1 0.5 3.1 0.7 7.0
Truck 1.4 0.4 2.6 1.0 2.8 1.5 3.7
For-hire truck 2.3 0.6 3.6 1.0 3.1 1.2 2.6
Private truck 1.6 0.5 3.4 0.8 3.9 0.4 4.2
Rail 6.0 0.2 5.7 0.7 6.7 1.3 6.7
Water 6.4 6.8 0.4 7.4 0.7 16.5
Shallow draft 8.6 7.9 0.3 10.3 0.7 15.2
Great Lakes 29.1 22.3 24.5 0.1 15.0
Deep draft 15.4 18.0 0.3 19.2 0.4 28.6
Air (including truck and air) 11.6 0.4 11.6 15.5 4.2
Pipeline 6.4 0.1 6.9 0.4 S S S
Multiple modes 3.3 0.4 10.0 0.2 16.5 0.8 2.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 3.3 0.3 4.4 4.2 2.3
Truck and rail 13.2 0.1 12.3 7.1 0.1 3.1
Truck and water 26.4 16.6 18.5 0.2 9.4
Rail and water 16.6 23.0 0.2 35.1 0.9 21.0
Other multiple modes 31.8 30.7 25.2 0.1 S
Other and unknown modes 3.0 0.1 12.6 0.4 9.7 0.2 13.0

SCTG 10, Live animals and live fish

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 21.1 24.5 26.0 18.3
Single modes 21.7 2.8 24.7 2.2 24.5 1.9 47.7
Truck 21.8 2.8 24.7 2.1 24.6 2.0 38.8
For-hire truck 25.7 7.6 29.1 9.2 33.2 9.0 12.9
Private truck 32.8 8.3 37.1 9.5 42.4 9.3 43.8
Rail
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) 46.2 0.6 46.5 0.2 46.8 1.2 20.2
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 22.4

SCTG 21, Wheat

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 11.4 10.9 12.2 17.3
Single modes 11.8 1.9 11.3 2.0 12.5 1.6 18.1
Truck 22.1 6.1 21.3 6.0 25.6 4.6 20.6
For-hire truck 22.7 5.4 22.7 5.4 30.5 4.6 23.4
Private truck 37.4 2.0 37.9 2.4 46.4 1.2 15.1
Rail 16.9 6.0 21.7 6.0 18.4 6.5 12.5
Water 30.5 4.4 23.6 4.1 26.9 5.1 12.0
Shallow draft 40.3 4.3 31.2 4.0 29.4 5.2 12.0
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 23.1
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 27.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 24.3

SCTG 22, Corn, except sweet

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 9.7 10.0 23.4 17.5
Single modes 10.3 1.9 10.6 2.0 24.8 2.3 17.5
Truck 17.5 4.3 18.4 4.1 26.7 2.0 19.9
For-hire truck 20.5 4.0 21.8 3.9 34.1 1.7 20.8
Private truck 37.7 3.0 37.8 3.1 S S 10.6
Rail 25.4 4.9 26.0 5.0 44.6 6.5 15.0
Water 15.0 4.1 14.5 4.1 17.6 5.5 4.9
Shallow draft 16.4 3.1 16.7 3.1 18.4 5.6 3.7
Great Lakes S S S S S S 21.8
Deep draft 30.1 4.4 29.2 4.4 30.9 0.6 17.2
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 23.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 34.9 1.0 34.3 1.0 34.5 2.3 36.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 20.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 45.0
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.4
Rail and water S S S S S S 19.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 29, Other cereal grains

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 17.4 17.6 24.6 15.6
Single modes 18.5 3.3 18.8 3.1 25.1 5.1 14.1
Truck 23.3 6.6 30.2 6.9 23.1 6.3 17.7
For-hire truck 23.4 6.0 25.1 6.1 26.5 5.1 20.8
Private truck 34.1 5.2 S S 38.5 3.5 30.9
Rail 28.8 6.4 25.8 6.6 33.3 8.4 15.9
Water 34.2 3.0 32.8 3.1 40.3 6.3 16.5
Shallow draft 33.7 1.6 33.1 2.1 40.4 6.1 15.1
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.6
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 40.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 33.5
Truck and rail S S S S S S 26.6
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.3
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 46.6 1.4 35.1 1.2 S S S

SCTG 31, Fresh or chilled potatoes (Irish potatoes), except sweet

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 19.5 21.9 34.7 32.7
Single modes 19.7 1.4 22.3 1.4 34.9 0.6 32.2
Truck 20.1 2.4 21.5 3.2 33.9 6.7 30.4
For-hire truck 22.7 5.9 27.3 7.0 32.2 8.4 19.6
Private truck 28.6 6.2 30.7 7.4 S S 21.4
Rail 45.0 2.2 47.8 3.1 47.5 6.8 16.6
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S S
Parcel, USPS or courier
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 32, 10-14Fresh or chilled edible vegetables, except potatoes (Irish potatoes)

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 13.2 14.5 19.8 36.4
Single modes 13.7 1.3 14.9 1.4 20.1 1.1 31.6
Truck 14.0 1.8 15.7 3.6 22.9 4.8 31.1
For-hire truck 20.5 5.4 18.8 5.8 26.5 6.6 16.5
Private truck 17.2 5.6 20.0 6.1 15.6 5.3 23.7
Rail 37.2 0.8 S S 45.9 4.9 14.1
Water S S S S S S 46.2
Shallow draft S S S S S S 21.7
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 21.9
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 19.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 39.5 0.2 36.1 0.1 44.5 0.8 18.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 18.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 20.6
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.2
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 41.5 1.3 38.2 1.3 S S S

SCTG 33, Fresh, chilled, or dried edible fruit and nuts

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 30.9 35.6 25.7 15.9
Single modes 32.8 3.5 36.7 1.6 25.9 3.4 43.5
Truck 32.6 3.4 37.1 1.8 24.8 4.2 43.1
For-hire truck 36.0 5.8 29.6 6.0 27.1 5.6 19.9
Private truck 49.8 6.2 S S S S S
Rail S S S S S S 21.1
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 23.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 41.0 3.4 41.3 1.3 46.9 3.2 13.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 16.8
Truck and rail S S S S S S 15.5
Truck and water S S S S S S S
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 35.2 0.8 43.2 1.1 34.2 0.9 S

SCTG 34, Soya beans

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 8.9 8.6 14.6 18.9
Single modes 8.7 0.8 8.5 0.8 14.6 1.9 18.0
Truck 18.6 6.2 19.5 6.4 23.0 3.6 19.1
For-hire truck 23.7 5.3 25.0 5.5 26.7 3.1 44.8
Private truck 24.6 3.6 28.5 4.0 25.7 0.9 15.1
Rail 27.0 4.5 27.8 4.7 32.5 5.8 13.8
Water 21.8 6.1 21.8 6.3 22.2 5.5 5.6
Shallow draft 16.0 2.4 16.5 2.7 23.0 5.4 5.3
Great Lakes
Deep draft 41.9 6.0 41.2 6.1 43.5 1.8 17.7
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.0
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 45.5 0.8 44.4 0.8 48.2 1.9 17.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 20.6
Truck and rail S S S S 45.0 19.8
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.6
Rail and water S S S S S S 21.5
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 31.2 40.4 S S 30.3

SCTG 35, Oil seeds and nuts, except olives and soya beans

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 35.5 31.1 46.1 21.9
Single modes 34.1 2.0 28.7 1.6 42.1 2.9 23.5
Truck 36.6 3.4 29.0 4.5 42.8 6.4 23.4
For-hire truck 43.0 5.6 33.9 4.8 45.2 5.9 13.5
Private truck 26.4 6.0 34.4 3.9 34.9 1.9 42.5
Rail 36.6 3.4 44.2 4.4 46.1 6.0 18.0
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 18.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 19.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.1
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 49.2 1.2 S S 22.3

SCTG 36, Bulbs, live plants, and seeds for sowing, nec

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 17.5 29.3 39.3 13.2
Single modes 21.3 5.4 31.5 3.9 34.9 6.8 34.0
Truck 22.4 6.1 31.9 4.8 34.3 7.9 25.4
For-hire truck 25.2 6.2 27.6 7.9 33.9 9.3 15.0
Private truck 30.2 6.7 37.3 8.6 S S 17.6
Rail S S S S S S S
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 17.3
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 28.5 4.6 S S S S 10.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.1 4.5 39.3 1.1 S S 10.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 21.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.2
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 42.6 1.6 50.0 3.3 S S S

SCTG 39, Fresh-cut flowers, plants, and parts of plants, and other agricultural

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 15.7 27.5 25.9 S
Single modes 16.3 2.1 26.1 1.8 31.1 6.6 S
Truck 16.8 2.7 17.6 5.2 25.4 8.0 S
For-hire truck 21.7 5.6 22.0 5.7 26.3 7.7 11.4
Private truck 21.5 5.7 26.5 5.8 S S 18.9
Rail S S 49.1 2.1 S S 47.1
Water S S S S S S 22.1
Shallow draft S S S S S S 22.4
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 16.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 37.1 1.8 36.8 1.7 33.7 6.6 22.1
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 17.7
Truck and rail 45.7 1.2 41.2 1.7 35.2 6.7 17.0
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.9
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 48.4 0.9 S S S S S

SCTG 41, Cereal straw or husks, forage products, residues and waste from the food

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 12.2 18.0 16.4 S
Single modes 12.9 2.0 18.6 1.9 8.8 4.9 S
Truck 14.4 3.0 22.6 3.4 15.4 5.0 S
For-hire truck 18.4 4.9 26.2 4.2 16.2 4.6 14.8
Private truck 27.7 5.1 15.6 2.4 16.5 1.2 S
Rail 12.4 2.0 8.9 2.9 12.2 4.7 4.8
Water S S 43.9 0.7 39.0 1.0 18.7
Shallow draft S S 43.2 0.5 39.4 1.0 18.7
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.2
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 42.0 2.0 S S S S 19.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 25.5
Truck and rail S S 41.6 46.4 0.1 21.3
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.5
Rail and water S S S S S S 21.9
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 42.4 0.1 39.8 0.1 45.9 S

SCTG 42, Animal feed preparations

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 12.3 19.1 12.9 21.4
Single modes 12.7 2.3 19.6 0.8 10.6 3.1 14.2
Truck 12.3 2.3 19.4 2.5 10.9 5.6 12.9
For-hire truck 14.3 4.4 16.2 3.5 15.1 5.0 13.1
Private truck 18.2 4.4 25.5 3.9 16.8 4.5 13.7
Rail 34.2 1.4 35.9 2.5 36.6 5.3 16.8
Water S S S S S S 32.5
Shallow draft S S S S S S 21.8
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 48.7 0.4 S S 12.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 13.9
Truck and rail 48.8 S S S S 19.3
Truck and water S S S S S S 19.2
Rail and water S S S S S S 20.5
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 28.8 0.5 27.9 0.6 47.7 0.7 39.2

SCTG 51, Meat including poultry, except preparations

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 4.5 4.6 6.6 13.1
Single modes 4.4 0.5 4.5 0.6 6.6 0.3 13.1
Truck 4.4 0.5 4.4 0.7 6.6 0.5 12.8
For-hire truck 5.2 2.8 5.7 2.7 6.7 1.8 4.3
Private truck 9.6 2.6 9.3 2.7 15.5 1.9 10.5
Rail 37.1 35.3 0.2 32.5 0.5 20.7
Water S S S S S S 22.3
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.3
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 18.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 22.0 29.5 28.8 0.1 14.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 37.1 35.3 47.0 13.3
Truck and rail 48.6 S S S S 21.1
Truck and water 26.2 30.5 34.3 27.5
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.2
Other and unknown modes 44.1 0.5 43.6 0.6 31.7 0.2 S

SCTG 52, Fish, except live, and seafood, except preparations

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 13.2 10.8 18.8 32.8
Single modes 13.4 0.9 11.0 1.1 19.0 1.8 37.4
Truck 13.6 1.1 10.3 2.0 18.0 4.3 35.8
For-hire truck 20.6 5.3 18.5 4.7 23.1 4.9 14.8
Private truck 20.7 6.1 16.0 5.9 18.7 3.9 16.1
Rail S S S S S S 22.4
Water 31.4 0.4 S S S S 18.2
Shallow draft S S S S S S 20.0
Great Lakes
Deep draft 41.8 0.3 S S S S 18.8
Air (including truck and air) 26.1 0.3 38.0 0.3 43.9 1.8 7.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 31.6 0.8 41.4 1.0 35.3 1.8 23.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 45.1 42.4 S S 18.5
Truck and rail
Truck and water 36.1 0.8 43.4 1.0 37.0 1.8 19.1
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 34.1 0.4 25.9 0.5 S S S

SCTG 53, Preparations, extracts, and juices of meat, fish, or seafood

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 21.9 37.4 S S 30.3
Single modes 21.9 4.8 38.0 4.6 S S 38.5
Truck 21.9 6.8 38.1 6.6 S S 39.4
For-hire truck 26.8 8.5 34.9 8.0 49.1 8.6 17.6
Private truck 40.6 7.6 S S S S S
Rail S S S S S S 22.4
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 48.2 4.7 S S S S 39.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 37.3
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.7
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 61, Wheat flour, groats, and meal

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 19.2 22.4 21.5 17.1
Single modes 19.4 1.0 22.5 1.0 21.0 1.7 18.6
Truck 19.4 2.6 23.5 4.0 23.4 6.2 16.6
For-hire truck 23.2 7.6 27.1 8.2 25.7 7.2 31.6
Private truck 24.1 6.8 33.1 6.3 37.1 5.6 17.6
Rail 40.6 2.4 27.3 3.7 24.3 6.0 14.2
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft S S S S S S 22.4
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 37.6 0.8 46.8 0.9 S S 18.1
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 19.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 21.8
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 62, Malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten, and milled or otherwise worked

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 16.8 17.9 18.5 14.2
Single modes 17.1 2.0 17.8 0.9 19.3 1.7 20.4
Truck 18.9 4.6 19.6 5.2 26.6 5.1 23.8
For-hire truck 24.1 5.3 24.4 5.3 29.4 5.2 15.5
Private truck 32.5 4.5 33.7 3.4 46.5 1.1 46.0
Rail 26.0 3.6 25.5 4.6 25.7 5.4 8.5
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft S S S S S S 20.7
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 40.3 0.7 45.4 1.5 14.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S 47.8 19.9
Truck and rail S S 42.9 0.7 S S 16.2
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.9
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 37.3 1.8 S S S S S

SCTG 63, Food preparations of cereals, flour, starch, or milk

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 15.0 19.0 17.1 10.0
Single modes 15.0 0.7 18.8 0.4 15.0 1.6 10.3
Truck 14.8 0.7 18.8 0.5 14.9 1.7 10.3
For-hire truck 15.2 4.1 15.3 5.1 14.4 3.8 9.1
Private truck 24.8 4.2 41.8 5.1 45.7 3.5 9.2
Rail S S 35.6 0.1 32.2 0.4 15.0
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 31.2 0.7 S S S S 24.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 45.1 0.7 S S S S 22.3
Truck and rail S S S S S S 16.6
Truck and water S S S S S S S
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 28.9 0.1 30.5 0.1 35.5 0.2 S

SCTG 64, Bakery products

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 9.2 16.3 12.0 32.5
Single modes 9.3 0.7 16.2 0.7 11.9 2.6 27.2
Truck 9.3 0.8 16.2 0.7 12.3 2.7 27.3
For-hire truck 13.5 4.0 26.9 4.4 15.2 3.6 17.9
Private truck 14.3 3.9 14.0 4.3 12.4 2.8 33.2
Rail S S 32.3 0.1 35.6 1.0 17.7
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 27.1 0.5 36.8 0.6 36.6 2.5 25.8
Parcel, USPS or courier 40.5 0.2 S S 41.8 0.2 23.7
Truck and rail 33.5 0.5 40.2 0.6 38.1 2.5 16.0
Truck and water S S S S S S S
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 37.3 0.4 S S 46.6 0.3 S

SCTG 71, Dairy products, except chocolate milk, eggnog, and food preparations of milk

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 10.1 14.7 7.9 29.2
Single modes 10.3 0.8 15.1 1.1 8.1 0.3 13.2
Truck 10.4 0.8 15.1 1.1 8.3 0.6 13.1
For-hire truck 11.4 3.7 17.2 4.8 8.9 3.6 19.1
Private truck 17.3 3.8 24.4 5.0 21.1 3.7 7.7
Rail 18.9 0.1 18.9 19.5 0.3 25.1
Water S S S S 45.3 S
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S 45.3 S
Air (including truck and air) S S 42.2 S S 18.9
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 31.6 34.7 0.2 13.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 15.1
Truck and rail 47.2 S S S S 19.9
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.0
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 31.9 0.7 33.5 1.1 24.1 0.2 S

SCTG 72, Processed or prepared vegetables, fruit, or nuts, except dried or milled

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 9.7 11.6 15.8 21.6
Single modes 9.7 1.2 11.5 1.5 14.8 1.8 25.4
Truck 9.7 1.1 11.4 1.9 15.5 3.5 25.4
For-hire truck 16.2 4.4 16.0 3.9 18.3 3.9 15.5
Private truck 12.8 4.4 17.2 4.2 36.0 3.8 18.4
Rail 24.6 0.5 32.8 1.1 28.7 2.8 7.9
Water S S S S S S 23.6
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 23.6
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 20.1
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 28.2 0.7 38.9 0.6 42.2 1.7 16.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 49.5 0.4 48.5 45.8 15.2
Truck and rail 35.5 0.6 42.0 0.6 46.7 1.4 13.5
Truck and water 36.2 41.5 46.5 0.5 17.2
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 43.6 0.8 44.8 1.2 41.1 0.4 S

SCTG 73, Coffee, tea, and spices, except unprocessed coffee and unfermented tea

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 21.5 26.0 33.7 17.9
Single modes 20.7 2.4 26.4 1.3 35.1 3.7 49.1
Truck 20.9 2.4 26.9 1.7 36.6 4.5 49.4
For-hire truck 24.6 5.9 27.2 5.7 36.5 5.9 12.2
Private truck 22.2 5.4 30.6 5.7 45.1 3.2 S
Rail S S S S S S 20.8
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 45.2 2.3 47.7 1.1 S S 12.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 13.3
Truck and rail S S S S S S 18.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.3
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 27.2 0.2 S S S S S

SCTG 74, Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products, prepared

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 10.9 11.3 10.1 11.2
Single modes 11.2 1.7 9.5 2.2 10.4 1.1 10.6
Truck 15.5 3.6 14.7 3.2 24.6 4.3 12.3
For-hire truck 19.1 4.2 13.6 3.5 24.5 3.5 10.0
Private truck 18.3 2.9 27.4 3.1 26.5 1.3 13.0
Rail 7.0 3.2 7.7 3.4 9.1 4.7 6.6
Water 32.9 1.2 38.5 2.3 41.2 3.6 18.0
Shallow draft 34.0 1.2 39.3 2.3 41.2 3.6 17.8
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.6
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 19.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S 41.6 44.0 22.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 20.5
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.0
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 75, -Cane, beet, and other sugars in solid form, sugar syrups

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 11.6 17.4 23.0 10.5
Single modes 12.4 2.5 18.2 1.4 24.4 2.1 11.3
Truck 14.3 4.0 11.9 4.7 19.6 4.6 13.3
For-hire truck 15.1 3.1 13.9 3.1 21.2 3.0 7.0
Private truck 17.1 2.1 18.4 2.7 27.4 1.9 18.1
Rail 19.7 4.4 27.3 5.3 27.0 5.6 7.3
Water S S S S S S 21.6
Shallow draft S S S S S S 21.8
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 21.8
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 23.1
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 33.3 2.2 37.4 0.8 41.2 1.8 41.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.0
Truck and rail 42.6 0.9 41.1 0.9 42.1 1.9 19.7
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.3
Rail and water S S S S S S 21.8
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 32.5 0.8 24.6 1.0 37.4 0.8 S

SCTG 76, Confectionery, cocoa, and cocoa preparations

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 8.5 9.8 9.9 14.6
Single modes 8.6 0.9 9.9 0.5 10.0 1.4 36.4
Truck 8.9 1.2 10.4 2.9 10.3 4.7 36.5
For-hire truck 11.0 4.2 12.1 4.3 10.6 4.9 7.7
Private truck 22.7 4.2 23.5 3.9 31.0 2.2 34.1
Rail 42.3 0.7 49.7 2.8 S S 20.3
Water S S S S S S 22.0
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.0
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 20.7
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 26.4 0.8 30.2 0.5 35.1 1.4 10.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 26.7 0.7 23.7 0.1 31.4 0.3 9.6
Truck and rail 46.9 0.3 40.7 0.3 43.7 1.2 18.9
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.8
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes S S 46.3 0.1 S S S

SCTG 77, Edible preparations, nec and vinegar

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 9.3 10.6 15.5 11.8
Single modes 9.2 1.3 10.7 0.9 15.9 1.8 12.4
Truck 9.7 1.9 11.3 1.4 18.1 3.5 12.7
For-hire truck 12.7 3.5 14.9 3.3 20.0 3.4 6.0
Private truck 15.9 4.2 15.3 3.6 22.3 1.9 19.0
Rail 37.7 1.1 17.2 1.2 19.8 3.2 8.7
Water 49.3 S S S S 32.1
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft 49.3 S S S S 32.1
Air (including truck and air) S S 45.1 39.3 20.0
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 21.6 1.1 43.3 0.5 S S 16.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 27.3 1.1 26.7 39.5 0.1 15.1
Truck and rail 45.6 0.4 S S S S 14.5
Truck and water 45.9 46.5 S S 20.7
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 48.4 0.6 49.7 0.7 47.8 0.6 30.8

SCTG 78, Nonalcoholic beverages, nec and ice

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 8.8 10.7 16.8 38.5
Single modes 8.7 0.3 10.7 0.3 14.5 1.6 15.8
Truck 8.9 1.2 10.8 0.7 14.5 3.1 15.5
For-hire truck 9.5 2.0 12.3 2.4 17.4 3.0 40.9
Private truck 10.7 2.5 13.1 2.7 18.5 3.8 12.5
Rail S S S S S S 19.9
Water 46.5 49.4 S S S
Shallow draft S S S S S S 22.4
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S S
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.2
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 16.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 16.3
Truck and rail S S S S S S 19.9
Truck and water 28.6 28.5 28.5 0.4 S
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 21.8
Other and unknown modes 34.0 0.2 35.5 0.2 42.6 0.1 46.2

SCTG 81, Malt Beer

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 5.7 5.9 18.6 10.3
Single modes 6.1 0.9 6.2 0.7 18.4 0.6 10.1
Truck 6.4 1.3 6.3 1.2 18.1 2.8 9.5
For-hire truck 11.6 2.7 12.3 3.1 21.6 3.5 17.6
Private truck 8.9 3.6 8.9 3.9 13.0 3.7 4.5
Rail 32.8 0.8 30.1 1.0 44.8 2.5 10.9
Water S S S S S S 24.6
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 24.6
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 37.3 40.3 S S 31.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 43.6 45.9 S S 42.0
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and water 41.1 45.5 S S 16.9
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 29.6
Other and unknown modes 45.6 1.0 43.8 0.7 40.5 0.2 27.0

SCTG 82, Wine and other fermented beverages

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 8.8 12.5 17.0 15.2
Single modes 9.4 1.2 13.2 1.3 19.5 4.5 12.9
Truck 8.9 1.8 11.5 2.8 20.6 7.2 13.4
For-hire truck 20.0 4.5 18.6 4.8 22.1 6.8 41.0
Private truck 8.6 3.8 16.0 4.3 22.8 1.3 9.4
Rail S S S S S S 19.1
Water S S S S S S 21.9
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 21.9
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 20.9 1.1 25.0 1.2 26.6 4.5 S
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S 48.6 0.2 37.4
Truck and rail 26.3 0.7 29.8 1.1 28.8 4.5 13.8
Truck and water 35.1 0.3 41.3 0.5 38.4 0.6 S
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 48.5 0.8 S S S S 29.1

SCTG 83, Spirituous beverages and ethyl alcohol

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 9.5 13.4 20.6 11.2
Single modes 9.6 0.6 13.7 1.1 21.4 2.1 6.5
Truck 9.7 1.8 10.7 4.9 12.0 7.8 6.7
For-hire truck 12.0 3.2 15.3 3.6 13.3 6.2 29.3
Private truck 14.5 3.7 12.9 4.6 11.5 2.4 6.4
Rail 30.3 1.7 22.5 4.5 27.0 7.4 15.0
Water S S S S S S 21.0
Shallow draft S S S S S S 22.0
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 24.7 0.5 35.3 0.8 27.7 2.0 15.0
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.6
Truck and rail 28.3 0.5 39.7 0.6 30.9 1.5 19.5
Truck and water S S S S S S 39.9
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 32.0 0.2 33.9 0.8 S S 37.5

SCTG 90, Tobacco products

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 14.4 29.9 36.3 22.1
Single modes 14.9 1.6 30.7 1.7 19.9 7.0 28.0
Truck 14.9 1.6 30.7 1.6 19.9 7.0 30.1
For-hire truck 31.8 6.8 41.6 8.3 22.8 7.0 21.9
Private truck 18.1 6.8 26.1 7.4 37.1 4.4 11.3
Rail
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S 49.5 0.2 23.6
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 49.2 1.3 S S S S 9.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 38.2 1.2 33.2 0.6 35.7 2.5 10.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 23.7
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 37.5 1.1 43.0 0.2 36.9

SCTG 100, Monumental or building stone, except dolomite

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 29.1 29.9 22.1 16.9
Single modes 30.3 2.8 30.1 0.7 23.6 3.4 17.8
Truck 30.3 3.2 30.2 0.9 23.6 3.6 16.8
For-hire truck 26.3 6.5 37.4 8.3 32.2 7.7 43.9
Private truck 38.7 7.4 41.6 8.2 20.4 7.0 21.3
Rail S S S S S S 21.9
Water S S S S S S 32.0
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 32.0
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 29.4
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S 21.0
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.2
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 46.0 2.2 42.2 0.4 S S S

SCTG 110, Natural sands, except metal-bearing

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 6.8 9.1 11.8 10.5
Single modes 7.5 1.5 9.3 1.1 11.3 1.3 8.4
Truck 9.0 2.8 10.2 3.0 11.8 4.7 7.9
For-hire truck 13.1 3.5 15.9 4.1 16.9 4.6 20.3
Private truck 13.1 3.7 12.2 3.8 17.3 3.8 12.8
Rail 13.8 1.8 39.6 1.3 26.9 3.6 18.3
Water S S S S S S 24.7
Shallow draft S S S S S S 20.8
Great Lakes S S S S S S 22.4
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S 29.3 41.0 0.8 17.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 27.5
Truck and rail 31.7 33.3 44.3 0.3 18.8
Truck and water S S 47.8 S S 20.4
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 24.1 0.8 29.0 1.1 38.2 0.9 34.5

SCTG 120, Gravel and crushed stone, except dolomite and slate

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 6.7 9.0 10.5 7.6
Single modes 6.9 0.5 9.3 0.5 10.1 1.0 7.6
Truck 7.7 1.2 9.9 1.3 9.2 3.5 7.6
For-hire truck 8.5 2.0 11.8 1.6 10.1 1.8 8.4
Private truck 9.4 2.5 10.0 2.0 11.2 2.4 8.3
Rail 12.6 0.9 15.9 0.7 13.6 2.6 13.9
Water 17.6 0.5 21.3 0.9 20.2 2.8 26.1
Shallow draft 24.0 0.5 29.9 0.8 28.1 2.6 30.0
Great Lakes 38.9 0.2 39.4 0.5 39.9 1.9 17.8
Deep draft S S S S 46.3 0.2 27.5
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 34.6 0.1 47.1 0.1 S S S
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.8
Truck and rail S S S S S S 23.2
Truck and water 46.0 40.1 39.1 0.3 47.4
Rail and water S S S S S S 19.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 23.1 0.5 20.0 0.5 20.0 0.4 S

SCTG 131, Salt

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 35.6 28.1 32.9 14.5
Single modes 36.3 3.5 29.4 4.2 34.0 6.0 14.1
Truck 38.2 4.8 34.1 5.7 40.9 6.9 13.4
For-hire truck 40.2 5.8 37.8 5.3 41.0 5.5 16.6
Private truck 37.8 4.9 31.9 5.1 47.2 4.8 17.7
Rail 38.8 3.0 42.5 3.7 S S 15.4
Water S S S S S S 20.7
Shallow draft S S S S S S 20.9
Great Lakes S S S S S S 21.8
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline 46.0 0.4 46.4 1.2 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 23.3
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S 43.8 24.9
Truck and rail S S S S S S 20.7
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 132, Natural calcium phosphates, natural aluminum-calcium phosphates

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 19.8 32.5 27.2 33.8
Single modes 20.0 2.6 32.5 4.3 27.3 4.2 38.5
Truck 34.9 11.6 45.4 14.1 S S 27.3
For-hire truck 33.1 8.5 49.5 10.7 S S 15.4
Private truck 44.6 6.9 35.8 6.2 39.8 6.4 S
Rail 43.1 10.8 40.5 15.4 40.2 12.0 S
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline 43.7 8.5 37.2 9.6 S S S
Multiple modes 49.7 2.3 44.4 S S 18.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 49.7 2.3 44.4 S S 18.7
Truck and rail
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 22.4

SCTG 133, Dolomite

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 24.9 27.1 45.5 39.5
Single modes 25.0 0.2 27.2 0.3 45.5 0.9 39.4
Truck 27.5 4.1 31.7 5.6 S S 39.9
For-hire truck 29.3 6.5 33.7 7.0 S S S
Private truck 25.0 7.1 27.8 7.0 25.0 9.0 S
Rail 42.5 2.3 S S S S 20.8
Water S S S S S S 21.8
Shallow draft
Great Lakes S S S S S S 21.8
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 21.8
Parcel, USPS or courier
Truck and rail S S S S S S 21.8
Truck and water
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 139, Other nonmetallic minerals

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 13.3 11.6 15.1 15.6
Single modes 13.8 1.3 11.9 0.7 15.5 0.8 19.7
Truck 16.7 3.4 14.0 3.2 14.3 3.1 22.8
For-hire truck 17.6 4.4 18.9 5.0 16.1 3.7 17.1
Private truck 47.1 3.8 26.0 4.5 22.6 0.9 37.8
Rail 15.2 3.0 16.7 3.0 22.5 3.3 9.1
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft S S S S S S 22.4
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.2
Pipeline 49.9 0.2 47.3 S S S
Multiple modes 19.2 0.5 31.4 0.2 27.3 0.4 15.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 24.8 0.3 17.2 20.9 17.6
Truck and rail 31.3 0.4 34.1 0.2 28.7 0.4 15.3
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.7
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 36.8 1.3 42.0 0.7 S S S

SCTG 141, Iron ores and concentrates

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 15.4 14.9 20.2 13.2
Single modes 21.8 7.8 16.6 8.3 22.8 9.9 14.4
Truck 43.1 9.2 39.6 7.9 S S 16.7
For-hire truck S S S S S S 18.5
Private truck S S S S S S 22.7
Rail 22.6 6.6 17.3 7.2 27.5 6.3 18.2
Water S S S S S S 21.8
Shallow draft
Great Lakes S S S S S S 21.8
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 26.6 8.1 25.3 9.0 27.0 11.2 12.7
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water 27.4 8.3 25.5 9.1 27.3 11.8 15.6
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 31.0

SCTG 149, Other metallic ores and concentrates

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 17.4 35.8 32.0 16.5
Single modes 19.3 3.7 38.7 4.3 35.6 4.5 11.1
Truck 21.3 4.2 27.6 7.6 20.6 9.9 11.8
For-hire truck 23.5 4.0 31.9 7.1 25.3 8.7 8.5
Private truck 32.8 5.5 35.4 3.7 39.5 2.6 17.8
Rail 47.4 2.3 31.0 5.0 35.1 7.0 16.0
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft S S S S S S 22.4
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 19.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 41.5 3.8 S S S S 33.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 48.0 0.6 S S S S 37.0
Truck and rail S S 48.1 1.7 46.7 1.9 19.6
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.2
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 34.8 1.6 38.8 2.0 44.3 0.6 S

SCTG 151, Nonagglomerated bituminous coal

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 8.2 9.1 16.9 8.5
Single modes 9.0 2.4 9.3 3.0 13.3 1.7 9.8
Truck 13.5 1.9 13.3 1.8 29.8 0.8 12.1
For-hire truck 14.0 1.4 14.1 1.2 33.9 0.3 11.6
Private truck 30.8 1.2 31.5 1.2 S S 15.2
Rail 11.3 2.5 11.3 2.7 13.9 1.9 14.4
Water 20.7 1.1 23.2 0.9 29.2 0.5 23.9
Shallow draft 20.7 1.1 23.2 0.9 29.2 0.5 23.9
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 20.0 0.9 39.4 1.0 S S 36.2
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and rail 27.6 0.2 27.1 0.1 31.6 0.2 19.2
Truck and water S S S S S S 39.6
Rail and water 26.4 0.8 46.6 1.0 S S 23.5
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 37.9
Other and unknown modes 20.2 2.1 30.8 2.9 42.0 0.3 40.9

SCTG 159, Other coal

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 14.3 16.0 35.5 S
Single modes 22.9 9.4 26.1 10.0 39.3 11.7 S
Truck 31.8 9.4 33.5 10.0 34.3 10.0 27.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 20.9
Private truck 34.5 8.9 35.9 9.5 37.7 8.9 32.3
Rail 34.3 7.9 35.9 8.4 42.3 14.7 21.9
Water S S S S S S 22.3
Shallow draft S S S S S S 22.3
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Parcel, USPS or courier
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 29.2 9.5 28.2 10.1 27.8 11.7 15.3

SCTG 171, Gasoline

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 4.8 5.5 10.7 10.3
Single modes 4.9 0.4 5.6 0.3 11.1 1.7 10.3
Truck 5.9 2.4 6.9 2.4 14.6 4.3 10.6
For-hire truck 7.5 1.5 8.9 1.5 24.0 3.1 23.2
Private truck 7.4 2.1 8.3 2.1 16.0 2.6 12.1
Rail 35.1 39.3 0.1 S S 27.2
Water 23.8 1.2 23.4 1.5 23.1 4.8 S
Shallow draft 34.6 0.8 34.5 1.1 32.5 1.9 36.7
Great Lakes
Deep draft 30.3 0.8 30.8 1.1 28.4 5.1 33.8
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline 9.8 2.1 9.7 2.2 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S 45.4 1.0 20.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and water 46.1 46.0 S S 18.8
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 42.4 0.3 39.1 0.3 S S 40.7

SCTG 172, Aviation turbine fuel (types A and B)

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 16.1 17.2 22.3 18.0
Single modes 16.3 1.1 17.4 1.3 22.4 0.4 18.2
Truck 13.3 4.0 15.3 4.1 26.7 6.6 18.7
For-hire truck 19.3 2.5 18.6 2.4 37.4 6.2 18.9
Private truck 22.0 2.6 29.2 3.0 25.8 1.2 37.6
Rail 44.5 3.6 44.3 3.5 45.0 5.4 21.5
Water 34.9 3.5 37.3 3.6 36.3 8.0 19.5
Shallow draft S S S S S S 21.7
Great Lakes
Deep draft 37.2 3.1 40.7 3.3 39.6 7.6 17.7
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline 21.8 5.3 23.0 5.5 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 20.8
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.8
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.2
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 21.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 27.3

SCTG 180, Fuel oils

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 6.0 6.0 10.1 13.5
Single modes 6.1 0.9 6.3 1.0 10.1 3.0 12.7
Truck 5.3 1.9 5.5 1.9 13.3 4.4 12.8
For-hire truck 7.6 1.2 8.0 1.2 27.8 2.8 27.8
Private truck 7.3 2.1 7.5 1.8 15.8 3.6 12.1
Rail 29.5 0.2 30.6 0.3 38.0 2.0 12.9
Water 22.0 2.0 20.2 2.2 19.9 3.3 S
Shallow draft 27.1 2.1 24.7 2.2 29.0 2.9 S
Great Lakes
Deep draft 22.7 0.6 23.6 0.7 27.2 2.1 19.0
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline 11.6 1.9 11.8 2.1 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S 46.4 3.0 34.4
Parcel, USPS or courier 48.7 S S S S 31.0
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 19.8
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 32.5 0.3 35.1 0.3 32.0 47.5

SCTG 191, Lubricating oils and greases

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 13.8 16.6 25.0 25.8
Single modes 14.1 1.6 16.3 0.9 23.2 2.4 27.9
Truck 14.9 3.4 16.6 4.8 20.6 6.9 28.9
For-hire truck 20.0 3.6 19.5 3.5 23.6 5.0 10.8
Private truck 17.6 4.9 18.5 5.7 24.7 5.2 10.9
Rail 34.4 2.6 35.6 2.9 35.5 4.7 14.2
Water S S S S S S 22.1
Shallow draft S S S S S S 28.3
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 21.9
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 20.4
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 25.2 1.1 40.9 0.4 48.2 1.7 18.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 32.9 1.2 40.0 0.3 42.1 0.9 18.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 21.0
Truck and water S S S S S S 20.1
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 26.6

SCTG 192, Refined petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, nec

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 14.6 16.7 22.7 30.1
Single modes 15.4 3.3 17.7 3.9 23.1 2.8 32.3
Truck 29.8 5.2 31.5 5.8 28.1 6.2 35.6
For-hire truck 30.9 3.0 28.6 3.3 33.1 3.8 22.2
Private truck 37.6 4.7 37.0 4.9 39.1 4.4 16.7
Rail 30.1 3.7 49.6 4.2 49.3 7.6 18.3
Water 22.6 6.4 25.5 6.9 35.7 10.7 30.6
Shallow draft 26.0 5.0 26.5 5.5 S S 29.2
Great Lakes
Deep draft 42.8 3.9 48.0 3.5 S S 24.3
Air (including truck and air)
Pipeline 35.3 5.5 34.5 6.0 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S S
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 25.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S 35.3
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 23.2
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 193, Gaseous hydrocarbons

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 14.6 14.9 19.3 39.9
Single modes 14.7 0.2 15.0 0.4 19.6 0.9 36.8
Truck 24.3 5.4 26.8 5.8 44.2 5.2 39.2
For-hire truck 36.8 3.5 34.9 3.5 S S 21.4
Private truck 21.7 4.1 33.1 4.6 44.5 1.7 31.5
Rail 38.6 4.2 35.1 3.6 27.1 7.3 8.6
Water 48.8 0.8 45.1 0.9 S S 22.8
Shallow draft 48.8 0.8 45.1 0.9 S S 22.8
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline 22.1 5.6 19.8 5.8 S S S
Multiple modes 39.6 0.2 49.0 0.4 S S 28.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 49.4 S S S S 22.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.1
Truck and water S S S S S S 23.6
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 21.8
Other and unknown modes 32.9 0.1 49.2 0.2 S S S

SCTG 199, Other products of petroleum refining, and coal products

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 11.8 15.4 17.3 23.2
Single modes 12.2 1.0 16.0 1.3 18.2 3.3 21.6
Truck 17.8 5.1 22.7 5.6 21.8 4.4 22.6
For-hire truck 16.3 4.0 17.2 3.4 17.3 3.3 23.4
Private truck 22.9 2.6 28.7 4.6 31.9 1.7 27.3
Rail 16.2 2.7 17.6 3.9 16.0 5.6 4.0
Water 21.1 3.5 19.4 2.5 S S 25.2
Shallow draft 24.9 3.3 24.9 2.2 29.8 3.4 30.0
Great Lakes S S S S S S 21.8
Deep draft 30.9 0.8 S S S S 24.1
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 27.1
Pipeline 40.5 1.6 26.4 0.7 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 20.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 48.6 S S S S 17.8
Truck and rail 38.4 S S S S 35.8
Truck and water S S S S S S 20.9
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 40.1 0.9 31.3 1.1 S S S

SCTG 201, Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) and potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 10.8 13.7 15.2 18.8
Single modes 11.1 1.6 14.5 2.4 16.7 3.9 20.5
Truck 15.1 4.6 25.8 4.7 34.4 5.1 22.7
For-hire truck 19.4 4.1 20.8 3.5 16.8 4.6 17.3
Private truck 21.7 4.4 42.0 2.8 S S 20.2
Rail 23.0 4.8 14.3 5.0 15.9 6.1 7.7
Water 27.4 2.6 27.4 4.5 45.8 5.5 21.8
Shallow draft 27.6 2.3 27.2 3.7 46.1 5.5 21.7
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 21.2
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 22.4
Pipeline 32.1 0.9 35.3 1.2 S S S
Multiple modes 40.6 0.8 S S S S S
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 21.4
Truck and rail S S S S S S 37.8
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 26.7

SCTG 202, Inorganic chemicals, nec

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 8.3 16.3 16.7 20.2
Single modes 8.5 0.8 15.7 0.4 13.6 2.9 20.0
Truck 9.7 2.4 12.3 5.2 14.4 5.4 22.2
For-hire truck 13.2 3.3 18.7 4.1 18.1 4.4 10.0
Private truck 14.7 3.2 19.0 4.8 29.3 4.0 19.6
Rail 13.4 1.4 22.5 2.5 22.1 4.6 8.6
Water 40.6 0.7 30.2 1.5 41.0 1.2 19.1
Shallow draft 43.0 0.7 34.3 1.5 S S 20.1
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 20.9
Air (including truck and air) 31.3 0.2 S S S S 9.1
Pipeline 37.9 1.1 S S S S S
Multiple modes 18.5 0.7 S S S S 11.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 24.1 0.7 42.7 47.5 11.4
Truck and rail 42.2 0.3 S S 44.3 0.2 31.7
Truck and water S S S S S S S
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 40.9 0.5 S S S S 21.8

SCTG 203, Cyclic hydrocarbons

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 24.7 28.7 18.8 19.4
Single modes 24.8 1.0 28.9 1.4 19.7 3.4 27.6
Truck 39.6 4.7 33.0 3.6 S S 25.6
For-hire truck 48.5 4.3 41.2 3.2 S S 23.6
Private truck 31.2 1.5 39.5 1.6 42.2 0.2 14.7
Rail 26.3 6.1 30.3 6.8 29.4 6.6 11.3
Water 30.5 6.8 31.4 6.7 23.8 6.9 44.7
Shallow draft 33.3 7.0 33.9 6.8 24.0 6.9 40.5
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.1
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 21.2
Pipeline 38.7 5.4 44.0 5.2 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 35.6
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 27.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S 22.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 28.4
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.0
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S

SCTG 204, Phenols, phenol-alcohols, aldehydes, cyclic polymers of aldehydes

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 14.6 42.5 13.8 16.9
Single modes 14.4 1.3 40.9 0.9 14.2 1.6 18.0
Truck 19.6 4.5 16.4 5.6 18.2 3.2 25.7
For-hire truck 24.0 4.7 16.2 4.7 19.5 3.2 17.4
Private truck 19.6 2.3 24.6 2.6 20.5 0.4 25.5
Rail 14.5 4.1 15.2 5.8 14.7 4.2 10.9
Water 34.7 2.3 S S S S S
Shallow draft 50.0 2.3 S S S S 48.3
Great Lakes
Deep draft 48.2 1.4 S S S S 38.9
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 19.6
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 41.8 0.8 S S S S 16.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 43.6 0.4 S S 48.1 17.5
Truck and rail S S S S S S 23.9
Truck and water S S S S S S 41.6
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 42.5 0.6 S S 25.3

SCTG 205, Organic chemicals, nec

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 13.7 17.4 20.7 14.6
Single modes 12.4 1.7 17.9 1.6 21.6 2.9 14.9
Truck 17.0 3.5 29.4 3.1 16.3 2.5 12.5
For-hire truck 19.1 3.4 31.7 3.0 16.8 2.4 11.3
Private truck 11.3 1.2 21.7 1.0 18.7 0.3 21.0
Rail 22.4 2.4 24.9 2.8 30.9 4.7 4.9
Water 18.9 2.0 17.3 2.9 19.8 3.1 26.3
Shallow draft 18.8 1.8 18.4 2.9 20.0 3.1 27.1
Great Lakes
Deep draft 43.8 0.8 36.9 1.1 S S 35.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 11.3
Pipeline 21.0 2.5 22.5 4.5 S S S
Multiple modes 38.1 1.4 35.6 1.5 44.3 3.0 21.3
Parcel, USPS or courier 27.3 0.9 42.6 0.1 36.3 0.2 22.4
Truck and rail 25.9 0.6 28.3 0.2 29.0 0.6 13.4
Truck and water S S 47.2 1.1 S S 20.6
Rail and water S S S S S S 26.9
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 21.7
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 47.1

SCTG 210, Pharmaceutical products

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 9.5 16.7 21.0 5.7
Single modes 12.4 2.8 12.1 4.8 14.1 5.5 13.9
Truck 13.1 2.8 11.7 4.6 11.3 5.6 11.1
For-hire truck 15.3 2.9 14.9 4.2 12.3 5.3 10.4
Private truck 13.8 1.5 15.1 3.1 20.6 1.6 10.1
Rail 38.2 S S S S 18.9
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) 12.0 0.5 29.2 0.2 17.1 0.5 4.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 9.5 2.8 11.7 0.9 14.9 1.2 5.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 9.6 2.8 11.8 0.8 15.2 1.2 5.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S 21.8
Truck and water S S S S S S 17.5
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 34.8 0.5 S S S S 19.8

SCTG 220, Fertilizers and fertilizer materials

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 16.9 30.2 24.7 28.4
Single modes 17.1 0.8 30.6 0.9 25.2 1.3 28.9
Truck 20.2 3.7 26.8 3.6 47.2 6.1 29.1
For-hire truck 20.1 4.8 30.2 4.2 S S 14.0
Private truck 32.8 4.4 32.0 3.8 24.0 1.6 34.5
Rail 25.4 3.6 45.3 4.0 23.4 5.2 S
Water 33.2 1.5 30.0 2.1 33.3 4.4 17.7
Shallow draft 40.7 1.3 34.7 1.7 36.7 3.7 18.1
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.0
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 25.2
Pipeline 47.4 0.7 43.9 0.8 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 25.5
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 24.0
Truck and rail S S S S S S 20.9
Truck and water S S S S S S 19.9
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 34.2 0.5 35.6 0.7 S S S

SCTG 231, Paints and varnishes, tanning or dyeing extracts, tannins

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 14.8 16.2 28.3 11.2
Single modes 15.6 1.4 16.6 0.7 29.1 1.1 16.3
Truck 15.8 1.6 17.2 2.5 31.0 4.2 16.2
For-hire truck 22.0 4.9 22.4 4.4 34.2 4.9 7.3
Private truck 16.8 4.4 15.9 4.4 24.6 2.7 23.5
Rail 48.0 0.5 S S 47.9 3.6 20.1
Water S S S S S S 21.3
Shallow draft S S S S S S 21.8
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S 34.8 11.8
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 29.4 1.3 32.0 0.3 45.6 0.7 10.0
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.5 1.3 31.6 0.3 43.9 0.3 10.1
Truck and rail 48.1 0.1 S S S S 19.3
Truck and water S S 49.2 S S 19.8
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 34.2 0.5 45.8 0.7 S S 45.4

SCTG 232, Essential oils and resinoids, and perfumery, cosmetic, or toilet preparations

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 10.7 13.7 17.3 8.0
Single modes 11.1 2.3 13.8 1.8 17.8 3.3 12.3
Truck 11.3 2.1 14.7 3.4 21.4 5.1 12.0
For-hire truck 13.6 3.7 17.1 5.6 19.5 5.6 7.9
Private truck 20.4 3.8 36.2 5.9 S S 33.3
Rail 34.8 1.0 38.5 3.5 37.2 5.6 15.8
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) 47.8 0.2 39.8 35.0 24.5
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 16.3 1.6 31.2 0.8 40.2 2.2 8.2
Parcel, USPS or courier 15.3 1.5 17.3 0.3 18.1 0.7 8.2
Truck and rail 48.6 0.7 46.7 0.8 48.2 2.3 16.3
Truck and water S S 46.7 S S 24.1
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 33.5 1.2 33.2 1.1 S S S

SCTG 233, Soap, organic surface-active agents, cleaning preparations, polishes

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 11.0 12.7 13.8 9.2
Single modes 11.2 2.0 12.4 1.0 13.5 2.1 14.4
Truck 11.5 2.3 13.0 1.8 14.3 3.4 14.4
For-hire truck 13.1 3.5 14.0 3.5 13.9 3.3 7.4
Private truck 15.8 3.0 20.9 3.2 32.4 1.6 39.2
Rail 22.7 1.0 22.0 1.6 24.1 3.1 12.9
Water S S S S S S 21.8
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 21.8
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 20.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 23.7 2.1 32.9 0.9 33.9 2.1 13.7
Parcel, USPS or courier 31.0 2.1 28.4 0.5 27.8 0.5 13.9
Truck and rail 39.9 0.9 40.6 0.9 38.0 2.2 15.9
Truck and water S S 49.9 S S S
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes S S 43.0 0.2 S S S

SCTG 234, Photographic film, plates, paper, paperboard, or textiles, and chemical

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 17.5 17.7 22.5 26.5
Single modes 18.6 3.8 18.8 5.0 23.8 2.5 31.0
Truck 18.7 3.9 19.0 5.0 24.2 2.7 32.7
For-hire truck 22.8 5.5 22.6 6.6 25.0 5.2 14.4
Private truck 28.6 4.0 25.9 6.5 24.9 4.8 12.1
Rail S S S S S S 21.7
Water
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft
Air (including truck and air) 38.2 0.3 S S S S 18.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 27.4 3.7 S S 33.4 2.5 44.1
Parcel, USPS or courier 27.4 3.7 S S 33.4 2.5 44.1
Truck and rail
Truck and water S S S S S S 22.4
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes 45.1 1.0 S S S S S

SCTG 235, Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbic

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 15.9 23.9 24.3 13.1
Single modes 16.8 3.4 25.2 2.3 27.0 4.7 17.2
Truck 16.8 3.8 27.0 4.3 26.9 6.5 20.3
For-hire truck 19.8 4.3 35.8 5.9 29.2 6.0 9.7
Private truck 25.5 5.6 27.3 6.2 29.3 3.0 21.5
Rail S S S S S S S
Water S S S S S S 22.4
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.4
Air (including truck and air) S S S S S S 29.3
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 11.9
Parcel, USPS or courier S S S S S S 12.0
Truck and rail S S S S S S 21.1
Truck and water 38.7 S S S S S
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 46.5 1.6 48.5 1.5 S S S

SCTG 239, Other chemical products and preparations

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 13.3 14.0 15.5 7.9
Single modes 13.0 1.3 14.0 0.6 15.2 0.6 9.4
Truck 13.7 1.4 15.7 3.1 17.5 3.6 10.4
For-hire truck 15.7 2.5 17.7 4.3 18.4 4.1 8.7
Private truck 13.9 2.0 28.3 2.8 30.6 1.8 6.7
Rail 12.4 1.1 13.1 2.1 11.5 3.5 5.1
Water S S S S S S S
Shallow draft S S 47.6 0.2 S S S
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 23.2
Air (including truck and air) 43.8 0.2 S S S S 8.3
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 26.3 1.1 33.2 0.2 47.6 0.7 8.6
Parcel, USPS or courier 30.3 1.1 22.0 23.7 8.6
Truck and rail S S 46.8 0.2 S S 18.4
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.5
Rail and water
Other multiple modes
Other and unknown modes 48.7 0.8 43.7 0.6 32.2 0.3 38.4

SCTG 241, Plastics in primary forms, rubber in primary forms or sheets

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 9.6 7.6 8.5 10.1
Single modes 10.0 0.8 7.8 0.5 8.6 1.0 12.4
Truck 11.7 1.9 11.8 2.3 16.3 2.8 13.6
For-hire truck 13.3 2.5 13.7 2.4 17.7 2.7 8.8
Private truck 21.2 1.9 20.4 1.5 32.1 0.9 15.9
Rail 9.8 1.8 6.7 2.4 8.5 3.1 6.9
Water S S S S S S 22.8
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S S 22.8
Air (including truck and air) 26.0 25.4 25.3 12.5
Pipeline S S S
Multiple modes 18.8 0.6 19.9 0.1 24.4 0.3 14.5
Parcel, USPS or courier 22.9 0.6 18.9 20.9 14.6
Truck and rail 26.5 0.1 23.1 0.1 26.0 0.3 12.5
Truck and water S S S S S S 21.1
Rail and water
Other multiple modes S S S S S S 22.2
Other and unknown modes 26.3 0.5 37.3 0.4 S S S

SCTG 242, Manmade fibers and plastics basic shapes and articles

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 3.6 4.7 5.7 6.9
Single modes 3.9 0.7 4.9 0.4 6.2 0.8 7.9
Truck 4.0 0.7 5.2 1.1 6.6 1.4 6.4
For-hire truck 5.1 1.5 6.6 2.1 7.2 2.0 3.9
Private truck 6.5 1.4 9.1 1.9 24.0 1.7 14.8
Rail 16.5 0.2 28.4 1.0 20.1 1.2 8.3
Water 29.7 38.8 S S 37.1
Shallow draft S S S S S S 36.6
Great Lakes
Deep draft 32.3 45.6 S S 35.3
Air (including truck and air) 32.3 0.3 18.0 22.3 6.9
Pipeline S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 6.0 0.5 6.1 0.1 7.4 0.4 4.9
Parcel, USPS or courier 6.6 0.6 7.1 0.1 11.1 0.3 5.0
Truck and rail 29.9 0.1 20.9 0.1 16.4 0.4 8.1
Truck and water S S 42.3 49.1 0.2 S
Rail and water S S S S S S 22.4
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 14.9 0.4 15.5 0.4 25.9 0.5 15.8

SCTG 243, Rubber articles

Mode of Transportation Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment coefficient of variation
Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent Coefficient of variation of number Standard error of percent
All modes 12.9 14.9 26.4 9.2
Single modes 13.9 1.2 15.2 0.6 27.5 0.8 16.1
Truck 14.0 1.1 15.3 0.6 28.2 1.3 16.9
For-hire truck 20.7 4.4 22.5 4.2 31.5 2.9 8.9
Private truck 14.5 4.0 12.3 4.0 15.0 2.6 19.6
Rail 47.3 0.2 48.4 0.3 48.3 0.9 16.5
Water S S S S S S 27.6
Shallow draft
Great Lakes
Deep draft S S S S S