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 75,411 100 115,846 100 S S 643 13.3 - 33.4 - S S 6
Single modes 56,241 74.6 111,115 95.9 S S 236 12.8 4.6 34.8 3 S S 9.7
Truck6 55,656 73.8 110,154 95.1 S S 234 13 4.5 35.1 3 S S 9.7
For-hire truck 42,428 56.3 S S S S 483 17.4 4.3 S S S S 7.4
Private truck 13,228 17.5 37,873 32.7 1,622 6.6 59 8 2.3 33.1 6.8 17.9 3.2 11.6
Rail 367 0.5 351 0.3 158 0.6 377 24.1 0.3 18.8 0.1 43.3 0.7 38.7
Water 165 0.2 605 0.5 322 1.3 536 37.7 0.4 36.1 2 35.5 5 2.2
Shallow draft 165 0.2 605 0.5 322 1.3 536 37.7 0.4 36.1 2 35.5 5 2.2
Air (incl truck and air) 52 0.1 3 - 4 - 740 35.7 - 29 - 32.9 - 24.5
Pipeline7 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 16,568 22 652 0.6 419 1.7 841 30.9 4.5 31.6 0.2 19.4 1.2 5.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 16,098 21.3 306 0.3 229 0.9 842 31.5 4.5 18.9 0.1 20.9 0.8 5.7
Truck and rail 366 0.5 S S 110 0.4 S 34.5 0.2 S S 30.2 0.7 S
Truck and water S S S S 78 0.3 1,353 S S S S 47.7 1 37.4
Rail and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S 4,078 3.5 S S 29 S S 49.6 3 S S 43.1

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 158 100 169 100 S S S 21.5 - 42.8 - S S S
Single modes 137 86.3 141 83.4 S S S 40.5 17.9 31.6 12.6 S S S
Truck6 137 86.3 141 83.4 S S S 40.5 17.9 31.6 12.6 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 43 S S S S S S 11.7
Other and unknown modes 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 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 594 S S S S S S 10.8
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Rail S S S S S S 673 S S S S S S 0.2

SCTG2 04, Animal feed and products of animal origin, 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 89 100 S S 52 100 S 35.8 - S S 26.1 - S
Single modes 89 100 S S 52 100 S 35.8 - S S 26.1 - S
Truck6 89 100 S S 52 100 S 35.8 - S S 26.1 - S
For-hire truck 69 76.8 S S 44 85.1 S 44.9 12.3 S S 27.3 5.6 S
Private truck 21 23.2 36 12.1 8 14.9 S 44.1 14.6 7.2 12.7 2.8 5.1 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 470 100 178 100 60 100 S 29.5 - 31.9 - 23.2 - S
Single modes 470 100 178 100 60 100 S 29.5 - 31.9 - 23.2 - S
Truck6 470 100 178 100 60 100 S 29.5 - 31.9 - 23.2 - S
For-hire truck 160 34.1 55 30.7 40 66.2 751 26.2 11.5 24.2 11.6 23.2 6.1 5
Private truck 310 65.9 123 69.3 20 33.8 S 32.6 6.4 34.7 5.2 19.3 3.7 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 1,250 100 758 100 130 100 S 22.3 - 19.8 - 49.3 - S
Single modes 1,199 95.9 691 91.2 129 99.5 S 19.8 2.1 19.4 5.1 48.4 0.3 S
Truck6 1,199 95.9 691 91.2 129 99.5 S 19.8 2.1 19.4 5.1 48.4 0.3 S
For-hire truck 704 56.3 490 64.6 S S 279 28.8 16.3 29.4 15.2 S S 31.9
Private truck 494 39.6 S S S S S 42.8 19.3 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 9 S S S S S S 47.3

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 2,427 100 3,136 100 479 100 64 22.1 - 21.5 - 30.2 - 48.5
Single modes 2,427 100 3,136 100 479 100 63 22.1 - 21.5 - 30.2 - 48.5
Truck6 2,427 100 3,136 100 479 100 63 22.1 - 21.5 - 30.2 - 48.5
For-hire truck 1,224 50.5 1,230 39.2 290 60.5 123 29.5 7.7 20.7 9.6 31.3 6.7 39.2
Private truck 1,202 49.5 1,906 60.8 189 39.5 41 19 8.7 24.6 9.5 29.9 8.8 31.9
Multiple modes - - - - - - S 20.3 - 47.1 - 10.7 - S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier - - - - - - S 20.3 - 47.1 - 10.7 - 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 458 100 247 100 6 100 25 40.3 - 34.6 - 36.5 - 25.5
Single modes 458 100 247 100 6 100 25 40.3 - 34.6 - 36.5 - 25.5
Truck6 458 100 247 100 6 100 25 40.3 - 34.6 - 36.5 - 25.5
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 458 99.9 247 99.9 6 99.9 25 40.4 2.1 34.6 1 36.6 1.5 11.6

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 1,030 100 26 100 15 100 367 35.5 - 34.3 - 38.6 - 24.4
Single modes 994 96.5 25 95 14 93.3 234 37.6 8 36.5 7.8 42.2 16.2 43
Truck6 994 96.5 25 95 14 93.3 234 37.6 8 36.5 7.8 42.2 16.2 43
For-hire truck 939 91.1 23 89 14 92.4 624 18 4.5 16.2 5.5 21.6 3.8 8.6
Private truck S S S S - 0.9 84 S S S S 29.3 18.4 16.2
Multiple modes 35 3.4 1 4.9 S S 958 30.9 12.9 39.9 12.3 S S 20.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 35 3.4 1 4.9 S S 958 30.9 12.9 39.9 12.3 S S 20.9
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 11 S S S S S S 2.8

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 S S S S S S 25 S S S S S S 12.2
Single modes S S S S S S 25 S S S S S S 12.6
Truck6 S S S S S S 25 S S S S S S 12.6
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 25 S S S S S S 12.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 563 100 S S S S 83 40.3 - S S S S 30.9
Single modes 548 97.3 S S S S 84 41.9 6.9 S S S S 31
Truck6 548 97.3 S S S S 84 41.9 6.9 S S S S 31
For-hire truck S S S S S S 158 S S S S S S 27.2
Private truck 104 18.4 10,923 16.1 322 1.9 29 25.7 12.9 27.3 13.1 37.9 15.4 22.5
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 S S 139 S S S S S S 42
Single modes S S S S S S 155 S S S S S S 38.6
Truck6 S S S S S S 155 S S S S S S 38.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 355 S S S S S S 38.9
Private truck 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 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 104 100 S S S S 553 45.6 - S S S S 45.2
Single modes 104 100 S S S S 553 45.6 - S S S S 45.2
Truck6 104 100 S S S S 553 45.6 - S S S S 45.2
For-hire truck 74 71 S S S S 789 30.4 15.7 S S S S 22.6
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 2,288 100 3,145 100 105 100 34 10.4 - 6.8 - 17.1 - 20
Single modes 2,200 96.1 3,018 96 97 92.5 33 9.7 2.8 7 3.3 20.6 8.1 21.9
Truck6 2,154 94.2 2,952 93.9 97 92.3 34 9.9 4.2 8 5 20.8 8.3 21.1
For-hire truck 1,968 86 2,730 86.8 89 84.3 34 9.3 5.1 7.8 5.6 19.4 8.7 18.2
Private truck 187 8.2 222 7.1 S S 36 30.8 3.2 30.8 2.5 S S 44.3
Rail 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
Truck and rail 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 1,107 100 1,772 100 50 100 32 33.8 - 35.7 - 27.6 - 24.5
Single modes 1,095 98.9 1,750 98.8 49 98.7 32 34.3 1.5 36.3 2.1 28.3 2.1 24.5
Truck6 1,090 98.5 1,742 98.3 49 98.6 32 34.5 2.1 36.6 2.9 28.2 2.2 24.3
For-hire truck 975 88.1 1,585 89.4 39 79 29 39.5 8 41 7.9 34 7.9 14.5
Private truck 114 10.3 157 8.9 S S 49 35 8.6 32.8 8.1 S S 26.7
Rail 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
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 1,674 100 S S 218 100 813 44 - S S 43.2 - 27.9
Single modes S S S S S S 326 S S S S S S 31.7
Truck6 S S S S S S 326 S S S S S S 31.7
For-hire truck 294 17.6 S S 32 14.6 589 37.1 7.1 S S 28.2 13.6 31.7
Private truck S S S S S S 193 S S S S S S 24.3
Multiple modes S S S S S S 878 S S S S S S 31.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 878 S S S S S S 31.4
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 63 S S S S S S 38.9

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 200 100 231 100 S S S 28.5 - 48.7 - S S S
Single modes 192 96.3 217 94.1 S S S 27.5 1.6 47 2.7 S S S
Truck6 192 96.3 217 94.1 S S S 27.5 1.6 47 2.7 S S S
For-hire truck 92 46 S S S S 526 46.2 18.3 S S S S 12
Private truck 100 50.3 S S S S S 47 19.9 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 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 2,573 100 59 100 S S 709 41.1 - 46.7 - S S 6.7
Single modes S S 56 93.8 46 95.1 801 S S 37.1 3.8 46.4 3.1 26.5
Truck6 S S 56 93.8 46 95.1 801 S S 37.1 3.8 46.4 3.1 26.5
For-hire truck S S S S S S 950 S S S S S S 27.8
Private truck S S S S S S 62 S S S S S S 20.8
Multiple modes S S S S S S 686 S S S S S S 5.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 686 S S S S S S 5.2

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 S S 319 100 S S 304 S S 48.5 - S S 38.5
Single modes S S 319 100 S S 304 S S 48.5 - S S 38.5
Truck6 S S S S S S 259 S S S S S S 39.2
For-hire truck 111 93.5 S S S S S 3.8 5 S S S S S
Private truck S S S S S S 124 S S S S S S 36.8
Rail S S S S S S 975 S S S S S S -

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 728 100 S S S S 447 41.3 - S S S S 25.5
Single modes 711 97.7 S S S S 378 41.8 7.8 S S S S 35.5
Truck6 705 96.8 S S S S 367 42 7.6 S S S S 36
For-hire truck S S S S S S 713 S S S S S S 21.1
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
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 852 S S S S S S 22.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 852 S S S S S S 22.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 15 S S S S S S 30.2

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 1,975 100 659 100 243 100 301 19.8 - 21.1 - 22.3 - 17.8
Single modes 1,815 91.9 642 97.4 216 88.8 191 21.5 5.4 21.1 1.7 21.5 4.8 15.5
Truck6 1,673 84.7 538 81.7 201 82.8 190 23 4.8 22.9 4.7 21.4 4.1 15.7
For-hire truck 1,467 74.3 488 74.1 198 81.6 356 23.6 5.4 22.1 5 21.4 4.2 12
Private truck 206 10.4 S S 3 1.3 42 41.3 2.4 S S 49.3 0.3 26.9
Rail 141 7.1 103 15.6 S S S 23.9 5.5 24.1 8.3 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Pipeline7 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 146 7.4 S S S S 614 43.3 5.5 S S S S 14.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 4 0.6 3 1.1 609 S S 31.2 1.8 36 3.8 14.9
Truck and rail S S S S S S 2,444 S S S S S S 1.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 25, Logs and other wood in the rough

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 607 S S S S S S 30.1
Single modes S S S S S S 601 S S S S S S 32.1
Truck6 S S S S S S 658 S S S S S S 31.8
For-hire truck S S S S S S 759 S S S S S S 19
Private truck S S S S S S 41 S S S S S S 38.6
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 676 S S S S S S -
Truck and rail S S S S S S 676 S S S S S S -

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 766 100 1,676 100 204 100 207 17.1 - 24.7 - 21 - 32.2
Single modes 728 95.1 1,653 98.6 197 96.2 136 18.3 2.6 25.4 3.3 22.1 5 30.5
Truck6 697 91 1,622 96.8 176 86.2 134 19.7 4.5 25.8 3.4 23.4 6.9 31.4
For-hire truck 300 39.2 411 24.5 87 42.7 347 25.6 8.3 41.3 9.7 32.6 10.8 23
Private truck 397 51.8 1,211 72.3 89 43.5 70 22.2 8.4 30.1 10.4 33.8 10.3 15.9
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 23 3 20 1.2 8 3.8 1,104 35.7 3.1 38 5.4 40.5 10.4 26.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,129 S S S S S S 22.3
Truck and rail 14 1.9 19 1.1 7 3.6 346 39.1 3.6 10.8 9.9 26.6 19.2 44.6
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 4 S S S S S S 39.9

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 220 100 207 100 17 100 S 30.1 - 33.3 - 31.2 - S
Single modes 219 99.6 207 99.9 17 99.9 S 30.1 0.2 33.3 0.1 31.2 - S
Truck6 219 99.6 207 99.9 17 99.9 S 30.1 0.2 33.3 0.1 31.2 - S
For-hire truck S S S S S S 445 S S S S S S 35.9
Private truck 174 78.9 162 78 15 88.3 44 32.7 8.7 33.2 11.6 34.5 13.4 28.8
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 35.2 0.2 S

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 558 100 424 100 171 100 497 31 - 37.8 - 34.3 - 14.6
Single modes 514 92.1 415 97.9 161 94.5 144 34 10.8 38.4 8.8 36.2 12.9 39.2
Truck6 514 92.1 415 97.9 161 94.5 144 34 10.8 38.4 8.8 36.2 12.9 39.2
For-hire truck 311 55.7 249 58.8 148 86.7 S 19.4 13.6 27.3 13.9 30.8 7.6 S
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S 8 1.8 9 5.1 766 S S 37.7 11.2 33 16.3 35.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 766 S S S S S S 20.7
Truck and rail 3 0.6 2 0.5 5 2.7 1,903 38.2 1.7 41.9 1.6 46.2 8.8 24.1
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S 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 6,003 100 S S 808 100 830 16.8 - S S 42.6 - 5
Single modes 3,925 65.4 S S 727 90 465 22.9 5.4 S S 48.3 7.3 13.2
Truck6 3,925 65.4 S S 727 90 466 22.9 5.4 S S 48.3 7.3 13.2
For-hire truck 3,704 61.7 S S 725 89.7 533 23.7 5.6 S S 48.5 7.6 10
Private truck 221 3.7 39 2.2 S S S 38.5 1.3 35.3 2.2 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 2,016 33.6 92 5.3 80 9.8 909 14.5 4.9 15.6 3.3 25.9 7.3 5.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 2,016 33.6 92 5.3 80 9.8 909 14.5 4.9 15.6 3.3 25.9 7.3 5.9
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 180 S S S S S S 42.1

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 S S 241 100 132 100 710 S S 31.2 - 32.2 - 10.9
Single modes 1,731 46.5 208 86.5 111 84.3 713 27.8 15.6 26.3 5 33.3 7.4 15
Truck6 1,731 46.5 208 86.5 111 84.3 714 27.8 15.6 26.3 5 33.3 7.4 15
For-hire truck 1,679 45.1 177 73.4 108 81.8 813 28.2 15.2 30.4 8.4 34.3 8.9 11.3
Private truck 52 1.4 32 13.1 3 2.5 S 25.2 2.1 44.5 7.2 34 3.4 S
Air (incl truck and air) - - - - S S S 0.4 - 49.3 - S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 710 S S S S S S 16.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 710 S S S S S S 16.8
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 46.7 0.5 S

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 1,230 100 7,720 100 440 100 102 15.5 - 12.9 - 18.4 - 14.9
Single modes 1,213 98.6 7,677 99.4 413 93.9 80 15.9 1.3 13 0.6 20.6 5.2 12.7
Truck6 1,201 97.6 7,659 99.2 394 89.5 79 16.4 2.6 13.1 1 22.4 7.6 13.9
For-hire truck 508 41.3 1,189 15.4 210 47.7 286 22.8 6.9 45.4 6.2 35.4 9.4 17
Private truck 693 56.4 6,470 83.8 184 41.8 34 16.1 5.5 15.9 6 20.4 8.2 24
Rail 11 0.9 18 0.2 S S 1,700 25.9 4.9 25.1 1.8 S S 43.6
Multiple modes S S S S S S 810 S S S S S S 20.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 4 0.4 - - - - 775 39.9 0.4 42.8 - 47.2 - 24.9
Truck and rail S S S S S S 1,530 S S S S S S 45.2
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 12 S S S S S S 34.7

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 3,124 100 2,750 100 669 100 S 23 - 22.5 - 21.2 - S
Single modes 2,956 94.6 2,694 98 655 98 116 23.5 2.5 23.5 3.5 21.5 1.3 42.2
Truck6 2,956 94.6 2,694 98 655 97.9 116 23.6 2.5 23.5 3.5 21.5 1.3 42.1
For-hire truck 2,042 65.4 2,055 74.7 588 87.9 326 21.3 7.7 23.6 9.1 22.7 3.8 13.4
Private truck 914 29.3 639 23.2 67 10.1 50 39.9 6.2 38.7 6.8 33.5 3.7 43.9
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 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
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 82 2.6 S S S S S 47.2 4.2 S S S S S

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 2,853 100 1,075 100 485 100 492 17 - 21.9 - 26.3 - 13.5
Single modes 2,456 86.1 1,031 95.8 473 97.6 340 18.4 4.1 22.9 2.2 27 1.3 14.6
Truck6 2,456 86.1 1,031 95.8 473 97.6 340 18.4 4.1 22.9 2.2 27 1.3 14.6
For-hire truck 2,082 73 880 81.9 452 93.3 500 22.1 6 23.8 5.1 27.3 2 12.4
Private truck 375 13.1 150 14 21 4.4 S 31.5 6.2 39.9 4.9 37.3 1.6 S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 337 11.8 S S 8 1.7 746 35.7 3.5 S S 43.2 0.8 8.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 269 9.4 9 0.8 5 1.1 775 42.6 3.2 42.4 0.5 46.9 0.4 9.2
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 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 3,411 100 384 100 228 100 324 19.4 - 20.1 - 20.7 - 43.6
Single modes 2,885 84.6 363 94.5 216 94.8 384 21.7 6.7 20.9 3.7 21.5 8.1 36.1
Truck6 2,866 84 361 94.1 215 94 353 21.9 6.6 21 3.7 21.6 8 38.8
For-hire truck 2,352 68.9 305 79.5 208 91.2 613 26.1 7.4 23.6 6.2 22.3 8.7 18.1
Private truck 514 15.1 56 14.5 6 2.8 S 25.7 5.9 28.3 4.2 25 2 S
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S 1 0.6 874 S S S S 43.6 0.5 29.9
Multiple modes 487 14.3 S S 11 4.9 S 46.7 6.7 S S 32.5 8.1 S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S 5 2.3 S S S S S 33.5 2.3 S
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Rail and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other multiple modes 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 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 21,173 100 502 100 214 100 736 39 - 20.4 - 20.4 - 14.8
Single modes S S 414 82.5 159 74.3 S S S 22.2 6.6 24.3 7.4 S
Truck6 S S 413 82.4 159 74.1 S S S 22.2 6.9 24.5 7.8 S
For-hire truck S S 322 64.2 150 69.8 297 S S 28.3 7.3 26 7.6 28.6
Private truck 901 4.3 91 18.2 S S S 23.5 9.2 42.2 8 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S - 0.1 S S 639 S S 37.9 0.8 S S 35
Multiple modes S S 44 8.9 38 18 861 S S 48 6.3 42.9 8.2 13.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 861 S S S S S S 13.6
Truck and rail S S 4 0.8 10 4.6 2,353 S S 38.2 1.7 39.2 8.8 1.4
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 4,022 100 877 100 341 100 614 16.7 - 17.3 - 23.3 - 11.4
Single modes 3,772 93.8 867 98.9 339 99.4 445 16.1 2.8 17.6 3.7 23.5 0.9 10.6
Truck6 3,763 93.6 867 98.8 337 99 435 16 2.8 17.6 3.7 23.4 0.9 10.1
For-hire truck 2,676 66.5 639 72.9 313 91.9 557 19.5 6.5 21 6.6 22 1.9 6.1
Private truck 1,086 27 227 25.9 S S S 25.9 7.3 29.7 7.3 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 2,366 S S S S S S 23.2
Multiple modes 142 3.5 3 0.4 2 0.5 791 34.3 0.7 23.6 0.3 24.1 0.6 13.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 141 3.5 3 0.4 2 0.5 791 34.5 0.7 23.6 0.3 23 0.5 13.9
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 37, Transportation equipment, 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 997 100 46 100 S S 497 35.5 - 48.8 - S S 19
Single modes 683 68.5 26 55.9 16 30.1 327 36.2 12.1 29.4 12.2 31.6 19.8 35.1
Truck6 683 68.4 26 55.9 16 30.1 293 36.2 12.2 29.5 13.7 31.7 19.7 41.3
For-hire truck 581 58.3 22 49 S S 370 30.4 12.3 26.3 15.2 S S 37.5
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
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 638 S S S S S S 28
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S - 0.9 S S 617 S S 40.5 6.6 S S 29.9
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 243 100 3 100 1 100 669 44.7 - 42.6 - 49.4 - 19.5
Single modes S S 2 61 S S 545 S S 47.1 17.1 S S 27.1
Truck6 S S 2 60.6 S S 341 S S 41 18.6 S S 43.1
For-hire truck S S S S S S 523 S S S S S S 36.3
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Air (incl truck and air) - 0.1 - 0.5 - 0.6 683 36.5 1.4 35.3 4.1 31.5 6.3 13.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S 771 S S S S S S 18.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 771 S S S S S S 18.1
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 7 S S S S S S 15.3

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 599 100 110 100 26 100 S 28.2 - 38.4 - 49.8 - S
Single modes 570 95.1 106 96.8 25 97.3 S 27.5 2.1 37.8 6.1 49.1 5.6 S
Truck6 570 95.1 106 96.8 25 97.3 S 27.5 2.1 37.8 6.1 49.1 5.6 S
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 422 70.5 S S S S S 31.1 10.2 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
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 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 2,278 100 S S 136 100 920 44.2 - S S 40.9 - 15.3
Single modes 1,049 46 S S 109 80.2 523 24.6 12.5 S S 41.6 5.6 17.8
Truck6 1,047 46 S S 109 80.1 520 24.7 12.4 S S 41.6 5.5 18.4
For-hire truck 784 34.4 151 15.3 87 63.8 774 34 9.5 42.4 16 42.7 7.1 8.2
Private truck 263 11.5 S S S S S 32.4 8.6 S S S S S
Air (incl truck and air) 1 0.1 S S S S 835 45.9 0.6 S S S S 13.8
Multiple modes S S S S S S 953 S S S S S S 11.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 953 S S S S S S 11.3
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 41, Waste and scrap

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 262 100 802 100 395 100 232 35.9 - 35.8 - 39 - 25.8
Single modes 236 90.2 705 87.9 340 86.2 222 35.6 3.7 36.4 5.6 40.4 8.9 26.8
Truck6 71 27 S S S S 198 26.4 19.4 S S S S 29.6
For-hire truck 43 16.3 S S 4 0.9 S 41.6 6.6 S S 46.1 0.2 S
Private truck S S S S S S 223 S S S S S S 40.6
Water 165 63.2 605 75.5 322 81.6 536 37.7 16.3 36.1 18 35.5 16.8 2.2
Shallow draft 165 63.2 605 75.5 322 81.6 536 37.7 16.3 36.1 18 35.5 16.8 2.2
Multiple modes 26 9.8 97 12.1 S S 354 44.8 3.8 43.7 6.3 S S 48.2
Truck and rail 12 4.4 44 5.5 13 3.4 S 46.1 6 41.4 10 34 16.7 S
Truck and water 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 5,955 100 1,946 100 707 100 384 21.4 - 24.6 - 23.5 - 8.5
Single modes 5,674 95.3 1,931 99.2 697 98.6 239 23 2.7 24.9 0.6 24.2 1.5 8
Truck6 5,674 95.3 1,931 99.2 697 98.6 239 23 2.7 24.9 0.6 24.2 1.5 8
For-hire truck 2,953 49.6 890 45.7 515 72.8 628 20.4 9.8 21.6 10.4 21.9 6.3 12.6
Private truck 2,721 45.7 1,042 53.5 S S 142 40.3 9.1 37.7 10.3 S S 9.6
Multiple modes S S 13 0.6 8 1.2 715 S S 47.1 0.7 44.8 1.5 12.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 13 0.6 8 1.2 715 S S 47.1 0.7 44.8 1.5 12.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

SCTG2 99, Commodity Unknown

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 37 S S S S S S 10.7
Single modes S S S S S S 33 S S S S S S 29.1
Truck6 S S S S S S 33 S S S S S S 29.1
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

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.