Table 8. Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Mode of Transportation for Metropolitan Area of Origin: 2007

Table 8. Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Mode of Transportation for Metropolitan Area of Origin: 2007

Estimates are based on data from the 2007 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive.

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All Commodities5

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 22,789 100 40,017 100 4,250 100 885 7.6 - 24.2 - 25.8 - 19.8
Single modes 19,041 83.6 39,297 98.2 3,955 93.1 74 7.9 2.5 24.1 0.4 27.5 2.4 17.2
Truck6 18,853 82.7 39,187 97.9 3,897 91.7 71 8 2.5 24.1 0.4 27.1 2.3 17.6
For-hire truck 7,719 33.9 6,315 15.8 2,980 70.1 579 17.6 4.7 23.1 3.5 30.9 5.1 15.2
Private truck 11,134 48.9 32,872 82.1 916 21.6 35 10 4.5 28.3 3.3 23.4 4.1 29.6
Rail 2 - 90 0.2 35 0.8 368 10.2 - 3.2 0.3 7.5 1.3 9.8
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,435 S S S S S S 11.2
Multiple modes 3,370 14.8 613 1.5 277 6.5 1,564 20.8 2.4 47.2 0.5 32.8 2.4 10.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 3,333 14.6 86 0.2 99 2.3 1,565 21.1 2.4 20.1 0.1 24.2 0.9 10.7
Truck and rail 22 0.1 S S S S S 37 - S S S S S
Truck and water 15 0.1 1 - 2 - S 20.2 0.1 20.5 - 30.3 0.2 S
Other and unknown modes 378 1.7 107 0.3 S S 77 33.3 0.5 48 0.2 S S 38.9

SCTG2 01, Live animals and live fish

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 2 100 - 100 S S S 37.1 - 33 - S S S
Single modes 2 100 - 100 S S S 37.1 - 33 - S S S
Truck6 2 100 - 100 S S S 37.1 - 33 - S S S
Private truck 2 100 - 100 S S S 37.1 - 33 - S S S

SCTG2 02, Cereal grains

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck6 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 03, Other agricultural products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 249 100 186 100 4 100 30 28.9 - 34.9 - 37.6 - 30.4
Single modes 249 100 186 100 4 100 30 28.9 - 34.9 - 37.6 - 30.4
Truck6 249 100 186 100 4 100 30 28.9 - 34.9 - 37.6 - 30.4
For-hire truck S S S S S S 678 S S S S S S 16
Private truck 240 96.7 184 99.1 S S 29 30.7 7.2 35.4 2.7 S S 32.1
All modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck6 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 05, Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 467 100 61 100 S S S 10.7 - 16.1 - S S S
Single modes 467 99.9 61 100 S S S 10.7 0.1 16.1 - S S S
Truck6 467 99.9 61 100 S S S 10.7 0.1 16.1 - S S S
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 454 97.2 61 99.4 S S S 9.7 1.8 15.9 0.4 S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 06, Milled grain products and preparations and bakery products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 222 100 99 100 15 100 S 37.6 - 47.5 - 30.5 - S
Single modes 222 100 99 100 15 100 S 37.6 - 47.5 - 30.5 - S
Truck6 222 100 99 100 15 100 S 37.6 - 47.5 - 30.5 - S
For-hire truck S S S S 14 95.8 1,188 S S S S 7.4 1.9 32.6
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 07, Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 1,606 100 1,435 100 477 100 34 26.7 - 37.4 - 45.4 - 31.3
Single modes 1,569 97.7 1,407 98 469 98.4 33 26.8 1.6 38 1.4 45.9 4 26.6
Truck6 1,569 97.7 1,407 98 469 98.4 33 26.8 1.6 38 1.4 45.9 4 26.6
For-hire truck 685 42.6 900 62.7 463 97.1 482 22 9.9 38.8 10.2 38.9 1.6 11.6
Private truck 884 55.1 507 35.3 6 1.2 15 31.5 11 33.9 14.8 31.5 19.1 10.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 08, Alcoholic beverages

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 1,418 100 S S S S S 33.6 - S S S S S
Single modes 1,413 99.7 S S S S S 33.5 0.1 S S S S S
Truck6 1,413 99.7 S S S S S 33.5 0.1 S S S S S
For-hire truck S S S S 53 81.6 1,560 S S S S 38.7 17 10.7
Private truck 949 66.9 S S S S 18 39.9 13.7 S S S S 11.6
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 09, Tobacco products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck6 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 10, Calcareous monumental or building stone

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck6 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 11, Natural sands

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 46 100 2,626 100 577 100 179 33.9 - 33 - 36.2 - 23.9
Single modes 43 92.2 2,418 92.1 486 84.1 172 33.6 2.9 33.1 3.5 36.7 5.9 24
Truck6 41 88.1 2,328 88.6 451 78.1 166 33.3 3.4 32.8 3.8 36 6.7 24.3
For-hire truck 11 22.9 S S S S S 42 19.1 S S S S S
Private truck 30 65.3 1,752 66.7 344 59.6 162 38.8 12.1 40.3 14.5 42.5 15.1 27.5
Rail 2 4.1 90 3.4 35 6.1 368 10.2 2.3 3.2 2.3 7.5 1.7 9.8
Multiple modes 4 7.8 208 7.9 92 15.9 442 36.6 9.9 16.6 15.1 21.3 19.3 4.8
Truck and rail 4 7.8 208 7.9 92 15.9 442 36.6 9.9 16.6 15.1 21.3 19.3 4.8

SCTG2 12, Gravel and crushed stone

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 48 100 5,534 100 97 100 13 19.1 - 22.4 - 36.6 - 26.1
Single modes 45 94.1 5,236 94.6 66 68.1 12 18.9 3.4 24.2 5.1 24.9 11 24.6
Truck6 45 94.1 5,236 94.6 66 68.1 12 18.9 3.4 24.2 5.1 24.9 11 24.6
For-hire truck 13 26.9 1,099 19.9 20 20.5 18 36.8 17.3 37.8 18.8 26.6 18.8 14.7
Private truck 32 67.3 4,137 74.8 46 47.6 10 18.9 12.6 22 13.4 25 14.6 23.8
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 13, Nonmetallic minerals nec

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes S S S S 311 100 S S S S S 35.4 - S
Single modes S S S S 311 100 S S S S S 35.4 - S
Truck6 S S S S 311 100 S S S S S 35.4 - S
For-hire truck S S S S 251 80.7 521 S S S S 27.9 8.2 28.3
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 14, Metallic ores and concentrates

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 354 100 - 100 - 100 435 19.3 - 22.2 - 22.2 - -
Single modes 354 100 - 100 - 100 435 19.3 - 22.2 - 22.2 - -
Truck6 354 100 - 100 - 100 435 19.3 - 22.2 - 22.2 - -
For-hire truck 354 100 - 100 - 100 435 19.3 - 22.2 - 22.2 - -

SCTG2 17, Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 141 100 159 100 37 100 144 34 - 32.2 - 35.4 - 28.2
Single modes 141 100 159 100 37 100 144 34 - 32.2 - 35.4 - 28.2
Truck6 141 100 159 100 37 100 144 34 - 32.2 - 35.4 - 28.2
For-hire truck 117 82.8 132 83.2 36 96.7 247 11 9 5.2 8.7 4.1 2 7.1
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 18, Fuel oils

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes S S S S S S 24 S S S S S S 17
Single modes S S S S S S 24 S S S S S S 17
Truck6 S S S S S S 24 S S S S S S 17
Private truck S S S S S S 24 S S S S S S 17

SCTG2 19, Coal and petroleum products, nec

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 184 100 269 100 13 100 S 26.9 - 22.8 - 32 - S
Single modes 175 95.2 268 99.9 13 99.9 33 21.5 1.9 20.1 0.1 30.2 0.1 34
Truck6 175 95.2 268 99.9 13 99.9 33 21.5 1.9 20.1 0.1 30.2 0.1 34
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 175 95.1 268 99.7 13 99.4 33 21.5 1.9 20.1 0.2 30.5 0.8 34
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 3 S S S S S S 24

SCTG2 20, Basic chemicals

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck6 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
For-hire truck S S S S S S 1,782 S S S S S S 31.2
Private truck S S S S S S 17 S S S S S S 16.9
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,461 S S S S S S 11.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,461 S S S S S S 11.2
Other and unknown modes - - S S S S 10 46.1 1.9 S S S S 47.4

SCTG2 21, Pharmaceutical products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 173 100 3 100 S S 1,472 44.5 - 42.4 - S S 28.1
Single modes S S S S S S 12 S S S S S S 3.3
Truck6 S S S S S S 12 S S S S S S 3.3
Private truck S S S S S S 12 S S S S S S 3.3
Multiple modes 126 73 S S S S 1,543 44.4 19.9 S S S S 22.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 126 73 S S S S 1,543 44.4 19.9 S S S S 22.1
Other and unknown modes 40 23 1 21.5 - 0.2 11 29.4 8.9 25.9 14.4 38.8 0.3 14.4

SCTG2 22, Fertilizers

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 7 100 12 100 1 100 127 38.3 - 42.9 - 41.6 - 35.3
Single modes 7 100 12 100 1 100 127 38.3 - 42.9 - 41.6 - 35.3
Truck6 7 100 12 100 1 100 127 38.3 - 42.9 - 41.6 - 35.3
Private truck 7 100 12 100 1 100 127 38.3 - 42.9 - 41.6 - 35.3

SCTG2 23, Chemical products and preparations, nec

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 281 100 50 100 S S 155 39.6 - 23.3 - S S 32.6
Single modes 257 91.4 46 93.1 S S 38 43.5 5.1 24.5 3 S S 19.7
Truck6 257 91.4 46 93.1 S S 38 43.5 5.1 24.5 3 S S 19.7
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 126 44.8 35 70.2 S S 28 21.5 13.9 26.8 9.3 S S 15.8
Multiple modes S S S S S S 716 S S S S S S 26
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 716 S S S S S S 26
Other and unknown modes S S 2 4.5 S S S S S 47.3 4 S S S

SCTG2 24, Plastics and rubber

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 735 100 200 100 91 100 295 19.6 - 14.8 - 17.5 - 29
Single modes 663 90.2 197 98.6 89 98.1 S 18.6 2.6 14.9 0.6 17.4 0.9 S
Truck6 660 89.8 197 98.5 89 98.1 S 18.5 2.6 14.9 0.6 17.4 0.9 S
For-hire truck 369 50.2 133 66.3 76 84 483 17 8.3 20.4 7.4 19.7 5.2 19.6
Private truck 291 39.6 65 32.3 13 14.1 S 30.6 6.6 29.1 7 44.8 5.4 S
Air (incl truck and air) 3 0.4 - - - - S 36.5 1 39.9 0.1 46.6 0.1 S
Multiple modes 59 8 2 1.1 S S 1,002 36.7 2 37.5 0.5 S S 26.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 59 8 2 1.1 S S 1,002 36.7 2 37.5 0.5 S S 26.3
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 41 S S S S S S 47.9

SCTG2 26, Wood products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 755 100 805 100 48 100 S 12.5 - 29 - 37.5 - S
Single modes 750 99.5 804 99.8 47 99.8 S 12.4 0.2 29 0.1 37.5 0.2 S
Truck6 750 99.5 804 99.8 47 99.8 S 12.4 0.2 29 0.1 37.5 0.2 S
For-hire truck 111 14.8 54 6.7 17 36.7 S 16.5 4.9 24.5 5.2 29.4 14.2 S
Private truck 639 84.7 750 93.1 S S 23 14.4 4.3 31.7 3.8 S S 18.1
Other and unknown modes 4 0.5 1 0.2 S S S 41.8 0.5 42.2 0.2 S S S

SCTG2 27, Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 444 100 227 100 27 100 S 41.1 - 49.3 - 47.7 - S
Single modes 436 98.3 S S 27 97.6 S 42.2 3 S S 48.8 4 S
Truck6 436 98.3 S S 27 97.6 S 42.2 3 S S 48.8 4 S
For-hire truck 33 7.5 S S 22 79.2 947 47.3 19.5 S S 47.2 18.6 36
Private truck 403 90.9 S S S S S 47.3 9 S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 2,397 S S S S S S 13.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 9 S S S S S S 27.6

SCTG2 28, Paper or paperboard articles

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 498 100 189 100 67 100 S 28.7 - 34.4 - 48.2 - S
Single modes 497 99.7 189 99.8 67 99.8 91 28.8 8.7 34.5 4 48.4 14 43.4
Truck6 497 99.7 189 99.8 67 99.8 91 28.8 8.7 34.5 4 48.4 14 43.4
For-hire truck 167 33.5 S S 59 87.3 847 38.3 10.7 S S 43.6 7.5 24
Private truck 330 66.2 104 54.8 8 12.4 S 35.3 8.8 36.6 9.6 42.9 12.4 S
Multiple modes - 0.1 S S S S 973 42 18.5 S S S S 43
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 971 S S S S S S 47.5
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S - 0.2 S S S S S 44.9 1.7 S S S

SCTG2 29, Printed products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 461 100 117 100 13 100 892 31.7 - 35.6 - 40.4 - 22.5
Single modes 372 80.6 114 97.9 11 84.2 S 31 4.9 35.9 5 41.7 9.2 S
Truck6 372 80.6 114 97.9 11 84.2 S 31 4.9 35.9 5 41.7 9.2 S
For-hire truck 182 39.4 S S 9 64.3 823 40.1 13.1 S S 47.2 14.8 25.9
Private truck 190 41.2 60 51 S S S 30.8 12.7 44.5 13 S S S
Multiple modes S S 2 1.8 S S 1,292 S S 46.6 4.2 S S 17.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 2 1.8 S S 1,292 S S 46.6 4.2 S S 17.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 30, Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 2,771 100 316 100 S S 1,722 29 - 30.5 - S S 18.8
Single modes 1,321 47.7 280 88.7 S S 388 34.2 14.4 32 11 S S 26.1
Truck6 1,321 47.7 280 88.7 S S 383 34.2 14.4 32 11 S S 25
For-hire truck 1,146 41.4 112 35.5 S S 1,210 38.3 13.6 44 11.4 S S 19.8
Private truck 175 6.3 168 53.2 S S 18 27.2 15.7 33.8 12.6 S S 28.5
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 1,424 51.4 31 9.8 48 23.2 1,764 47.9 14.7 35.6 15.2 40 17.4 11.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 1,424 51.4 31 9.8 48 23.2 1,764 47.9 14.7 35.6 15.2 40 17.4 11.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 13 S S S S S S 44.6

SCTG2 31, Nonmetallic mineral products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 1,266 100 15,059 100 674 100 S 13.9 - 20.8 - 28.4 - S
Single modes 1,182 93.4 15,003 99.6 621 92.1 S 14.9 4.3 20.8 0.3 25.5 3.2 S
Truck6 1,176 92.9 15,003 99.6 621 92.1 S 15.1 4.7 20.8 0.3 25.5 3.2 S
For-hire truck 174 13.8 1,352 9 321 47.6 341 41.1 8.4 41.9 14.9 45.7 14 44.2
Private truck 1,001 79.1 13,651 90.7 300 44.5 21 18.8 8.2 25 13.3 28 13.7 29
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,554 S S S S S S 15.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S - - - 0.1 1,578 S S 42.6 - 47.1 0.3 17.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 32, Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 866 100 S S 54 100 S 35.6 - S S 39.7 - S
Single modes 856 98.9 S S 54 99.9 S 36 2.4 S S 39.7 2.3 S
Truck6 856 98.9 S S 54 99.9 S 36 2.4 S S 39.7 2.3 S
For-hire truck 396 45.8 S S S S 1,237 27.1 19.4 S S S S 19.1
Private truck 460 53.1 S S S S 8 48.9 13.7 S S S S 17.6
Multiple modes 3 0.3 - - - 0.1 837 33.8 0.3 31.5 0.1 40.3 3.3 30
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 3 0.3 - - - 0.1 837 33.8 0.3 31.5 0.1 40.3 3.3 30
Other and unknown modes 7 0.8 1 0.4 - 0.1 58 37.3 3.6 42.7 3.2 49.3 1.4 34.4

SCTG2 33, Articles of base metal

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 772 100 179 100 92 100 1,082 27.7 - 22.6 - 42.4 - 23.5
Single modes 483 62.6 167 93.2 S S S 27.9 10.2 24.4 5.7 S S S
Truck6 482 62.5 167 93.2 S S S 27.9 10.1 24.4 5.7 S S S
For-hire truck 156 20.2 52 29.1 S S 1,565 31.7 9.7 42.3 12.9 S S 12.2
Private truck 327 42.3 115 64.1 S S S 36 10.9 34.1 11.3 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S - - - - 1,096 S S 49.2 - 42.5 0.5 30.4
Multiple modes S S 11 6.1 S S 1,509 S S 49.8 5.7 S S 17.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 11 6 S S 1,509 S S 49.9 5.7 S S 17.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 9 1.1 S S S S S 50 0.4 S S S S S

SCTG2 34, Machinery

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 1,233 100 131 100 S S S 30.7 - 33.9 - S S S
Single modes 1,051 85.2 114 87.6 S S S 27.1 4.3 31 4.6 S S S
Truck6 1,051 85.2 114 87.6 S S S 27.1 4.3 31 4.6 S S S
For-hire truck 93 7.5 S S S S 569 29.6 13.2 S S S S 47.3
Private truck 959 77.7 67 51.7 3 3.6 55 26.9 4.6 33.2 10.9 32.6 19.9 44.6
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 7 S S S S S S 25.5

SCTG2 35, Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 1,814 100 75 100 S S 494 39.2 - 19.8 - S S 19.7
Single modes S S 64 84.6 S S 60 S S 24.6 9.4 S S 32.1
Truck6 1,215 67 63 83.7 S S 44 47.7 9.8 24.6 9.3 S S 29.4
For-hire truck S S S S S S 587 S S S S S S 26.6
Private truck 613 33.8 57 76.1 1 7 22 22.8 11.9 26.6 10.8 33.4 7 41.4
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,670 S S S S S S 21.2
Multiple modes 420 23.1 5 6.5 4 31.7 1,031 28.8 9.8 29.7 8.4 25.3 12.2 12
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 420 23.1 5 6.5 4 31.7 1,031 28.8 9.8 29.7 8.4 25.3 12.2 12
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 172 S S S S S S 32.8

SCTG2 36, Motorized and other vehicles (including parts)

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 325 100 42 100 18 100 S 32.9 - 46.6 - 40.4 - S
Single modes 166 51.1 20 48.9 S S S 49.4 11.5 49.2 10.7 S S S
Truck6 S S 20 48.4 S S S S S 49.9 9.8 S S S
For-hire truck S S S S 5 31.1 S S S S S 49.4 16.8 S
Private truck 66 20.2 S S S S 8 39.3 6.7 S S S S 26.2
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 67 20.5 2 4.3 3 16.2 1,292 28 13.6 39.4 12.4 42.2 19.8 10.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 53 16.4 S S S S 1,292 37.9 12.7 S S S S 10.9
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 38, Precision instruments and apparatus

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes S S 1 100 S S 1,255 S S 48.5 - S S 29.9
Single modes S S S S S S 10 S S S S S S 34.6
Truck6 S S S S S S 10 S S S S S S 34.6
Private truck S S S S S S 10 S S S S S S 34.6
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,274 S S S S S S 25.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,274 S S S S S S 25.5
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 39, Furniture, mattresses & mattress supports, lamps, lighting

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 355 100 44 100 S S 494 33.6 - 37.3 - S S 27.7
Single modes 326 91.8 43 96.8 S S S 34.1 6.1 37.2 5 S S S
Truck6 324 91 42 96.5 S S S 33.9 6.1 37.3 5 S S S
For-hire truck 89 25 S S S S 1,273 42.6 16.8 S S S S 25.2
Private truck 235 66 24 54.2 S S 28 43.3 12.2 42.9 14.5 S S 38.8
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,787 S S S S S S 33.3
Multiple modes 28 8 1 3 2 8.4 1,344 35.6 14 38.2 14.1 46.1 14.7 23.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 28 8 1 3 2 8.4 1,344 35.6 14 38.2 14.1 46.1 14.7 23.5
Other and unknown modes 1 0.2 S S S S S 34.5 0.4 S S S S S

SCTG2 40, Miscellaneous manufactured products

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 1,576 100 S S S S 813 26.6 - S S S S 20.5
Single modes 1,276 81 S S S S 258 28.1 8.4 S S S S 35.3
Truck6 1,182 75 S S S S S 27 8.6 S S S S S
For-hire truck 620 39.3 S S S S 718 29.1 9.7 S S S S 17
Private truck 562 35.7 192 17.2 S S 13 45.2 7.9 41.4 17.7 S S 37.6
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,436 S S S S S S 15.7
Multiple modes 296 18.8 S S S S 1,206 46 8.3 S S S S 15.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 296 18.8 S S S S 1,206 46 8.3 S S S S 15.3
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 43, Mixed freight

Mode of transportation Value Tons Ton-miles3 Average miles
per shipment
Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent of total 2007
(thousands)
Percent of total 2007
(millions)
Percent of
total
CV4 Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of % CV Standard Error of %
All modes 2,618 100 S S 49 100 338 42.1 - S S 42 - 42.4
Single modes 2,520 96.3 S S 46 92.7 S 43.6 12.8 S S 43.1 12.8 S
Truck6 2,518 96.2 S S 46 92.6 S 43.6 12.7 S S 43.2 12.7 S
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck S S S S S S 28 S S S S S S 20.6
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,637 S S S S S S 24.4
Multiple modes S S 2 0.5 S S 1,349 S S 43.7 8.1 S S 22.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 2 0.5 S S 1,349 S S 43.7 8.1 S S 22.1
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

KEY: S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality. - = Zero or Less than half the unit shown; thus, it has been rounded to zero.

1 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) geographic areas were drawn from a subset of Combined Statistical Areas (CSAs) and Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MeSAs) as defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). However, CFS metropolitan areas are divided into their state parts when they include more than one state. In addition, the CFS also utilizes a unique geography referred to as, "remainder of state," to represent those areas of a state not contained within a separately published metropolitan area for the CFS (as opposed to not part of any Core-Based Statistical Area (CBSA) as defined by OMB). Because of the differences in the CFS geography, as compared to OMB defined geography, caution should be exercised when comparing CFS estimates to other estimates of similar geography.
2 Standard Classification of Transported Goods.
3 Ton-miles estimates are based on estimated distances traveled along a modeled transportation network.
4 Coefficient of Variation.
5 Estimates exclude shipments of crude petroleum (SCTG 16).
6 "Truck" as a single mode includes any shipment that was made by private truck only, by for-hire truck only, or by a combination of private and for-hire truck.
7 Estimates for pipeline exclude shipments of crude petroleum.

NOTES: Value-of-shipment estimates are reported in current prices. Estimated measures of sampling variability for each estimate known as coefficients of variation (CV) are also provided in these tables. More information on sampling error, confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, sample design, and definitions may be found at http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/.
Rows are not shown if all cells for that particular row have no value. For example, Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL by Alcoholic Beverages (08) by Air has no data for any cell therefore the entire row is not shown. Also, two-digit commodities are not present if there is no such data for an entire commodity by area. For example, Pittsburgh-New Castle, PA by Cereal Grains (02) has no data for any mode therefore the entire commodity is not shown.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census: Transportation Commodity Flow Survey, December 2009.