Table 11. Shipment Characteristics by NAICS and Mode of Transportation for Metropolitan Area of Origin: 2007

Table 11. Shipment Characteristics by NAICS 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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NAICS2 212, Mining (except oil and gas)

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 28,294 100 4,294 100 S S S 22.9 - 27.7 - S
Single modes S S 26,637 94.1 3,449 80.3 S S S 21.9 2 27.1 5.4 S
Truck5 S S 17,768 62.8 1,912 44.5 S S S 31.5 13.1 30.6 14.2 S
For-hire truck S S 10,446 36.9 1,288 30 S S S 47.5 13.4 40.4 13.1 S
Private truck S S 7,322 25.9 625 14.5 83 S S 30 13.7 45.3 12.2 42.5
Rail S S S S 1,536 35.8 727 S S S S 24.1 11.5 18.8
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 25 0.8 S S 842 19.6 667 39.1 3.3 S S 34.6 6 43.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 603 S S S S S S 37.3
Truck and rail 16 0.5 S S 842 19.6 S 29.6 3.7 S S 23.9 6 S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 31-33, Manufacturing

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 6,837 100 14,378 100 2,016 100 570 12.6 - 14.4 - 13.8 - 17.6
Single modes 5,996 87.7 13,884 96.6 1,847 91.6 205 15.9 5.2 14.7 2.4 12.2 3.9 20
Truck5 5,539 81 13,617 94.7 1,763 87.5 183 17.5 5.9 15.5 4.3 13 6.2 24.4
For-hire truck 3,787 55.4 6,669 46.4 1,426 70.7 394 15.5 5.4 16 7.8 11.8 6.6 20.4
Private truck 1,752 25.6 6,948 48.3 337 16.7 47 41 5.4 25.7 6.9 24.2 2.8 13.7
Rail 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 2,316 S S S S S S 9.5
Multiple modes 806 11.8 S S S S 1,395 40 5.2 S S S S 4.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 773 11.3 6 - 7 0.4 1,397 42.2 5.2 28.9 - 24.6 0.2 4.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S 426 S S S S S S 5.3
Truck and water 3 - S S S S 3,111 42.8 0.1 S S S S 0.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 702 S S S S S S 37.4

NAICS2 311, Food manufacturing

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 632 S S S S S S 10.2
Single modes S S S S S S 616 S S S S S S 7.8
Truck5 S S S S S S 616 S S S S S S 7.8
For-hire truck S S S S S S 661 S S S S S S 11.9
Private truck S S S S S S 449 S S S S S S 18.8
Multiple modes - - S S S S 1,385 30 0.1 S S S S 1.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier - - S S S S 1,385 30 0.1 S S S S 1.9

NAICS2 312, Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

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 18 100 17 100 1 100 83 16.7 - 21.5 - 23.7 - 2.8
Single modes 18 100 17 100 1 100 83 16.7 - 21.5 - 23.7 - 2.8
Truck5 18 100 17 100 1 100 83 16.7 - 21.5 - 23.7 - 2.8
Private truck 18 100 17 100 1 100 83 16.7 - 21.5 - 23.7 - 2.8

NAICS2 313, Textile mills

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 273 100 64 100 18 100 275 5.8 - 11.5 - 11.1 - -
Single modes 273 100 64 100 18 100 275 5.8 - 11.5 - 11.1 - -
Truck5 273 100 64 100 18 100 275 5.8 - 11.5 - 11.1 - -
For-hire truck 273 100 64 100 18 100 275 5.8 - 11.5 - 11.1 - -

NAICS2 314, Textile product mills

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
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

NAICS2 315, Apparel manufacturing

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
Truck5 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

NAICS2 321, Wood product manufacturing

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 82 100 47 100 4 100 60 18.8 - 19.9 - 24 - 41
Single modes 81 99.2 46 97.4 4 99.5 62 19.1 1.1 20.2 2.1 24.2 0.7 38.9
Truck5 81 99.2 46 97.4 4 99.5 62 19.1 1.1 20.2 2.1 24.2 0.7 38.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 160 S S S S S S 24.3
Private truck 73 89.9 35 74.3 3 74.2 58 20.8 5.8 30.3 12.9 37.3 14.6 18.1
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 322, Paper manufacturing

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 644 100 846 100 448 100 551 12.5 - 13.9 - 18.3 - 5.1
Single modes 641 99.5 844 99.8 444 99.1 530 12.6 0.5 14 0.4 18.9 2 5.8
Truck5 641 99.5 844 99.8 444 99.1 530 12.6 0.5 14 0.4 18.9 2 5.8
For-hire truck 612 95.1 811 95.9 442 98.7 553 11.9 2.1 14.2 2.2 19.1 2.5 4.2
Private truck 29 4.4 33 3.9 2 0.4 S 46.9 3.1 49.4 3.5 49.6 0.9 S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,329 S S S S S S 22.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,166 S S S S S S 16.3
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 1 0.2 - 0.1 S S S 42.7 0.5 1 0.3 S S S

NAICS2 323, Printing and related support activities

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 30 100 1 100 - 100 1,068 17.6 - 24.4 - 27.3 - 17.1
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck5 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 25 83.3 - 58.1 - 82.7 1,133 26.1 12.2 24.6 15.9 24.9 11.6 15.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 25 83.3 - 58.1 - 82.7 1,133 26.1 12.2 24.6 15.9 24.9 11.6 15.3
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 324, Petroleum and coal products manufacturing

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 9 100 7 100 4 100 514 14.1 - 6.2 - 14.9 - 7.4
Single modes 9 98.4 7 97.9 4 93.9 507 19.7 2.1 4.5 1.8 35.2 4.6 7.1
Truck5 9 98.4 7 97.9 4 93.9 507 19.7 2.1 4.5 1.8 35.2 4.6 7.1
For-hire truck 9 96.1 7 95.8 4 93.1 518 18.8 1.8 5.5 1.8 35.2 4.3 7.7
Private truck S S S S S S 161 S S S S S S 26.7
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

NAICS2 325, Chemical manufacturing

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 372 100 829 100 159 100 S 12 - 32.5 - 20 - S
Single modes 366 98.5 804 96.9 149 93.6 S 12 0.9 32.7 2.1 20.6 5 S
Truck5 366 98.5 804 96.9 149 93.6 S 12 0.9 32.7 2.1 20.6 5 S
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck S S 581 70.1 S S 154 S S 21.2 17.6 S S 8.7
Multiple modes S S S S S S 900 S S S S S S 34.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 2 0.5 - - S S 983 33.2 1 30 0.4 S S 41
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 326, Plastics and rubber products manufacturing

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 268 100 104 100 72 100 550 23.4 - 33.1 - 30.7 - 30.7
Single modes 267 99.6 104 99.8 72 99.1 549 23.4 0.3 33.1 0.4 30.8 1.1 30.6
Truck5 267 99.5 104 99.8 72 99 548 23.4 0.4 33.2 0.5 31.1 1.4 30.4
For-hire truck 185 69.1 66 63.5 61 84.2 997 18.9 8.4 27 9.3 28.5 4.2 9
Private truck 82 30.4 38 36.3 11 14.8 165 33.8 8.7 42.8 7.6 48.6 4.6 47.3
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 1 0.4 - 0.2 1 0.9 3,145 45 1.4 30 2.2 30 6.2 -

NAICS2 327, Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

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 811 100 11,716 100 911 100 76 13.5 - 16.3 - 29.2 - 34
Single modes 777 95.8 11,261 96.1 768 84.3 48 13.1 2.4 16.6 2.6 21.5 5.7 20
Truck5 755 93 10,995 93.8 685 75.2 47 13.7 4.5 17.5 4.8 19.8 9.2 20
For-hire truck 381 46.9 4,868 41.5 493 54.1 86 24.9 10.7 23.5 10.2 20.9 10.8 42.6
Private truck 374 46.1 6,127 52.3 193 21.2 29 20.6 10.4 27.7 9.7 26.1 10.3 11.4
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 804 S S S S S S 32.2
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 S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 331, Primary metal manufacturing

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 1,186 100 249 100 108 100 384 35.7 - 24.7 - 22 - 11.2
Single modes 1,143 96.4 249 99.9 108 100 479 38 8.6 24.8 0.3 22.1 - 10.6
Truck5 1,143 96.4 249 99.9 108 100 479 38 8.6 24.8 0.3 22.1 - 10.6
For-hire truck 1,133 95.5 239 95.9 106 97.6 487 38.6 12.9 27.5 9.7 23.5 5.9 15.8
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

NAICS2 332, Fabricated metal product manufacturing

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 127 100 S S 8 100 1,019 18 - S S 28.1 - 19.6
Single modes 92 72.1 S S 6 84.5 673 26.3 8.1 S S 35.6 11.8 21.8
Truck5 92 72.1 S S 6 84.5 673 26.3 8.1 S S 35.6 11.8 21.8
For-hire truck 72 56.4 S S 6 81.8 794 29.9 7.4 S S 37.4 14.5 23.6
Private truck 20 15.8 2 7.5 S S 132 43.4 7.2 33.2 9.4 S S 34.6
Multiple modes 34 26.4 S S S S 1,055 19.4 12 S S S S 22.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 34 26.4 S S S S 1,055 19.4 12 S S S S 22.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 333, Machinery manufacturing

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 1,341 S S S S S S 3.7
Single modes S S S S S S 1,260 S S S S S S 7.9
Truck5 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
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 1,591 S S S S S S 22.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,591 S S S S S S 22.4
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 334, Computer and electronic product manufacturing

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 2 100 1,358 S S S S 32.1 - 12.8
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
For-hire truck 15 1.5 S S - 13.6 1,309 26.1 16.7 S S 29.1 18.7 13.8
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 1,843 S S S S S S 8.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,574 S S S S S S 7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,574 S S S S S S 7
Other and unknown modes 2 0.2 S S S S 1,370 46.5 0.7 S S S S 21.4

NAICS2 335, Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing

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 40 100 1 100 S S 1,889 32.1 - 39.6 - S S 3
Single modes S S S S S S 1,830 S S S S S S 8.9
Truck5 S S S S S S 1,909 S S S S S S 7.8
For-hire truck S S S S S S 1,909 S S S S S S 7.8
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 28 69.9 S S S S 1,895 15.3 13.1 S S S S 3.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 28 69.9 S S S S 1,895 15.3 13.1 S S S S 3.8

NAICS2 336, Transportation equipment manufacturing

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 149 100 15 100 13 100 1,394 27 - 18.7 - 33.6 - 14.1
Single modes 112 75.2 14 94.5 11 88.9 685 29.9 10.3 20 6 37.9 9.9 26.8
Truck5 112 75.2 14 94.5 11 88.9 663 29.9 10.3 20 6 37.9 9.9 28
For-hire truck 74 49.5 10 69.2 10 81.7 852 37.6 10 24.1 8.1 42.2 9.4 19.8
Private truck 38 25.7 4 25.3 1 7.2 269 29.6 12 28.2 10.2 27 6.5 14.5
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 1,500 S S S S S S 9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,500 S S S S S S 9
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 337, Furniture and related product manufacturing

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 261 100 35 100 18 100 598 27.1 - 30 - 35.9 - 23.1
Single modes 253 96.6 34 97.6 17 98.4 584 27.2 1.1 30 1.1 35.4 0.8 22.8
Truck5 253 96.6 34 97.6 17 98.4 584 27.2 1.1 30 1.1 35.4 0.8 22.8
For-hire truck 205 78.5 30 84.4 17 97.2 640 23.5 12.1 24.4 10.8 22.4 0.7 29.9
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 8 3 S S S S 633 47 1.3 S S S S 22.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 8 3 S S S S 633 47 1.3 S S S S 22.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 339, Miscellaneous manufacturing

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 7 100 13 100 1,467 45.5 - 21.5 - 24.3 - 8.9
Single modes S S 5 63.9 8 62.5 S S S 24.5 13.8 33.1 14.3 S
Truck5 190 18.5 4 57.6 7 54.9 S 42.2 18.8 26.4 14.9 37.9 15.8 S
For-hire truck S S 4 57.4 7 54.9 1,448 S S 18.2 13.7 32.8 15 16.4
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 2,573 S S S S S S 0.7
Multiple modes S S 1 18.4 2 18.5 1,582 S S 41.7 16.5 41.9 17.1 11.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 1 18.4 2 18.5 1,582 S S 41.7 16.5 41.9 17.1 11.7
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 42, Wholesale trade

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 4,955 100 2,950 100 1,051 100 289 25.3 - 12.5 - 14.4 - 31.4
Single modes 4,421 89.2 2,902 98.4 936 89.1 85 26.9 2.9 12.4 0.8 15.2 6.2 30.7
Truck5 4,419 89.2 2,902 98.4 936 89.1 83 26.9 2.9 12.4 0.8 15.2 6.2 27.3
For-hire truck 1,783 36 976 33.1 794 75.6 811 45.9 4.5 24.9 4.7 18.2 9.2 15.7
Private truck 2,636 53.2 1,925 65.3 142 13.5 52 16.9 5.4 12 4.8 15 7.7 19.8
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 2,005 S S S S S S 6.6
Multiple modes 512 10.3 S S S S 1,188 25.5 2.7 S S S S 9.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 452 9.1 9 0.3 8 0.8 1,173 27.4 2.8 26.6 0.1 23.6 0.6 9.7
Truck and water S S S S S S 5,610 S S S S S S 13.1
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 423, Merchant wholesalers, durable goods

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 3,114 100 921 100 S S S 41.1 - 34.1 - S S S
Single modes 2,670 85.8 877 95.2 86 44.2 S 45.6 7.3 33.9 2.5 31.2 14.7 S
Truck5 2,668 85.7 877 95.2 86 44.2 60 45.7 7.3 33.9 2.5 31.2 14.7 33.9
For-hire truck S S S S 19 9.6 423 S S S S 42.7 5.2 34.4
Private truck 1,541 49.5 607 65.9 67 34.6 52 28.9 9.5 21.7 8.9 30.6 13.9 36
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 2,005 S S S S S S 6.6
Multiple modes 423 13.6 S S S S 1,088 22.1 7.2 S S S S 11.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 367 11.8 7 0.7 6 3 1,072 21.3 7.5 26.8 2 23.8 10.2 11.9
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

NAICS2 4231, Motor vehicle and parts merchant wholesalers

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 57 100 20 100 2 100 83 - - 37.9 - 46 - 34.1
Single modes 57 100 20 100 2 100 83 - - 37.9 - 46 - 34.1
Truck5 57 100 20 100 2 100 83 - - 37.9 - 46 - 34.1
Private truck 57 100 20 100 2 100 83 - - 37.9 - 46 - 34.1

NAICS2 4233, Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers

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 124 100 335 100 19 100 S 32.5 - 39.5 - 32.5 - S
Single modes 105 84.7 316 94.4 18 98.5 52 24.3 5.5 39.9 2.6 33 1.6 38.1
Truck5 105 84.7 316 94.4 18 98.5 52 24.3 5.5 39.9 2.6 33 1.6 38.1
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 83 67.3 305 91.1 13 71.8 36 29.6 10.3 41.6 10 43.8 10.9 35.3
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

NAICS2 4234, Commercial equip. merchant wholesalers

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 1,622 S S S S S S 5.5
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,622 S S S S S S 5.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,622 S S S S S S 5.5

NAICS2 4235, Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers

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
Truck5 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

NAICS2 4236, Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers

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 52 S S S S S S 20.8
Truck5 S S S S S S 51 S S S S S S 20
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 557 30.8 S S S S 43 49.6 16.3 S S S S 28.3
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 232 12.8 S S S S 881 31.3 19.9 S S S S 28.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 846 S S S S S S 30.3
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

NAICS2 4237, Hardware and plumbing merchant wholesalers

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 685 100 162 100 43 100 S 37.2 - 38.3 - 42 - S
Single modes 676 98.7 162 99.9 43 99.3 93 37.9 8 38.4 3.4 42.5 10.1 30.2
Truck5 676 98.7 162 99.9 43 99.3 93 37.9 8 38.4 3.4 42.5 10.1 30.2
For-hire truck 40 5.9 11 6.8 S S 288 36.6 11.2 41.3 8.4 S S 33.4
Private truck 636 92.8 151 93.1 38 88.9 87 38.9 9 39.4 4.9 42.7 11.3 31.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,232 S S S S S S 29
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,232 S S S S S S 29

NAICS2 4238, Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers

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 129 100 S S S S S 47.7 - S S S S S
Single modes 126 97.1 24 99.3 2 98.8 67 21.4 2 32.5 0.4 47.7 0.7 16.4
Truck5 126 97.1 24 99.3 2 98.8 67 21.4 2 32.5 0.4 47.7 0.7 16.4
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 61 S S S S S S 18.7
Multiple modes S S S S S S 221 S S S S S S 44.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 221 S S S S S S 44.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 4239, Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers

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 253 100 S S S S 1,133 34.5 - S S S S 4.9
Single modes S S 37 95.5 12 84.7 596 S S 6.8 3.4 16.1 11.6 40.2
Truck5 S S 37 95.5 12 84.6 351 S S 6.8 3.4 16 11.5 7.5
For-hire truck 15 5.9 5 12.5 3 17.7 545 11.7 7.4 4.9 1.1 4.2 3.7 1.7
Private truck S S 32 83 10 66.9 313 S S 8.3 3.5 18.8 10.7 9.5
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 142 56 S S S S 1,195 28 19.8 S S S S 6.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 142 56 S S S S 1,195 28 19.8 S S S S 6.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 424, Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods

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 1,841 100 2,029 100 857 100 316 9.8 - 14.6 - 18.1 - 18.3
Single modes 1,751 95.1 2,025 99.8 851 99.3 135 10.3 3 14.6 0.1 18.3 0.9 34.8
Truck5 1,751 95.1 2,025 99.8 851 99.3 135 10.3 3 14.6 0.1 18.3 0.9 34.8
For-hire truck 656 35.7 707 34.8 776 90.5 1,033 17.2 4.5 19.5 4.2 19.4 8 10.8
Private truck 1,094 59.5 1,318 65 75 8.8 52 10.7 3.2 15.1 4.1 14.5 7.5 7.4
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,621 S S S S S S 13.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 2 0.1 2 0.3 1,608 S S 42.4 0.1 45.3 0.8 13.9
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 1 0.1 S S S S 44 47.2 0.1 S S S S 35.7

NAICS2 4241, Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers

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 13 100 5 100 - 100 35 18.2 - 11.8 - 42.9 - 46.4
Single modes 13 100 5 100 - 100 35 18.2 - 11.8 - 42.9 - 46.4
Truck5 13 100 5 100 - 100 35 18.2 - 11.8 - 42.9 - 46.4
Private truck 13 100 5 100 - 100 35 18.2 - 11.8 - 42.9 - 46.4

NAICS2 4243, Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers

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 1,794 S S S S S S 10.4
Single modes S S S S S S 1,908 S S S S S S 9.5
Truck5 S S S S S S 1,908 S S S S S S 9.5
For-hire truck S S S S S S 1,908 S S S S S S 9.5
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,792 S S S S S S 11.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,775 S S S S S S 6.8
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 4244, Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers

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 1,057 100 1,269 100 802 100 S 17.4 - 25.3 - 19.9 - S
Single modes 1,056 100 1,268 99.9 802 100 S 17.4 - 25.3 - 19.9 - S
Truck5 1,056 100 1,268 99.9 802 100 S 17.4 - 25.3 - 19.9 - S
For-hire truck 599 56.6 684 53.9 766 95.5 1,087 20 9.5 20.8 9.6 20 8.7 7.9
Private truck 458 43.3 585 46.1 36 4.5 S 29.2 9.5 39.9 9.6 31.7 8.7 S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 4245, Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers

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 33 100 47 100 7 100 601 45.2 - 27.4 - 25.5 - 26.5
Single modes 33 97.9 47 99.8 6 99.4 391 45.6 1.4 27.5 1 29.4 0.7 29.6
Truck5 33 97.9 47 99.8 6 99.4 391 45.6 1.4 27.5 1 29.4 0.7 29.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 780 S S S S S S 21.6
Private truck S S 42 90.2 3 46.3 60 S S 34.5 19.8 35.8 19.8 11.3
Multiple modes 1 1.9 - 0.1 S S 1,038 38 1.8 44.3 0.6 S S 16.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 1 1.9 - 0.1 S S 1,038 38 1.8 44.3 0.6 S S 16.7
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 4246, Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers

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
Truck5 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
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 4247, Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers

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 388 100 460 100 26 100 78 23.8 - 28.7 - 32.3 - 11.1
Single modes 387 99.9 460 100 26 100 75 23.8 0.5 28.7 - 32.4 0.3 9.5
Truck5 387 99.9 460 100 26 100 75 23.8 0.5 28.7 - 32.4 0.3 9.5
For-hire truck 12 3.1 14 3.1 S S 172 37.4 12 37.3 13.4 S S 43
Private truck 375 96.8 446 96.9 24 92.9 70 24.3 7.9 29.2 8.7 30.2 7.7 9.2
Multiple modes - 0.1 - - S S 960 40.2 1.8 44.9 0.1 S S 14.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier - 0.1 - - S S 960 40.2 1.8 44.9 0.1 S S 14.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 4248, Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers

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 161 100 133 100 7 100 62 23.3 - 24.8 - 22.7 - 9.2
Single modes 161 100 133 100 7 100 62 23.3 - 24.8 - 22.7 - 9.2
Truck5 161 100 133 100 7 100 62 23.3 - 24.8 - 22.7 - 9.2
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 161 99.7 132 99.7 7 99.5 62 23.4 0.3 24.9 0.3 22.7 0.3 9.2

NAICS2 4249, Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers

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 81 100 S S 5 100 710 46.7 - S S 46.2 - 32.3
Single modes 65 80.5 S S 4 75.2 S 18.9 10 S S 33.5 11.2 S
Truck5 65 80.5 S S 4 75.2 S 18.9 10 S S 33.5 11.2 S
For-hire truck 4 5.2 3 3.1 S S S 1.5 1.1 27.7 3.6 S S S
Private truck 61 75.3 S S S S 22 20.1 9.6 S S S S 10.2
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,164 S S S S S S 8.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,164 S S S S S S 8.4

NAICS2 4541, Electronic shopping and mail-order houses

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 115 100 3 100 4 100 1,328 36.2 - 23.3 - 23.3 - 4.3
Single modes 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 110 96.1 3 93.7 4 99.2 1,373 38.4 4.6 25.2 3.4 23.6 0.4 3.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 110 96.1 3 93.7 4 99.2 1,373 38.4 4.6 25.2 3.4 23.6 0.4 3.6
Other and unknown modes 4 3.8 - 6.3 - 0.7 98 21.2 7.2 21.8 4.7 29.6 0.6 4

NAICS2 45431, Fuel dealers

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 27 S S S S S S 24.7
Single modes S S S S S S 27 S S S S S S 24.7
Truck5 S S S S S S 27 S S S S S S 24.7
Private truck S S S S S S 27 S S S S S S 24.7

NAICS2 4931, Warehousing and storage

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
Truck5 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

NAICS2 5111, Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

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 20 100 6 100 S S 310 36.3 - 27.2 - S S 37.4
Single modes 16 77.4 5 89.7 - 57.5 164 35.4 10.1 28.9 5.2 39.3 16.4 39.6
Truck5 15 73.4 5 88.7 S S 51 36.9 12.1 29.2 5.8 S S 10.7
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 15 72.9 5 88.6 S S 49 37.2 12.3 29.2 5.9 S S 11.3
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 814 S S S S S S 46.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 814 S S S S S S 46.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 551114, Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices

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 - 100 - 100 - 100 1,756 14.8 - 17.1 - 16.4 - 3.5
Multiple modes - 100 - 100 - 100 1,756 14.8 - 17.1 - 16.4 - 3.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier - 100 - 100 - 100 1,756 14.8 - 17.1 - 16.4 - 3.5

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 North American Industry Classification System
3 Ton-miles estimates are based on estimated distances traveled along a modeled transportation network.
4 Coefficient of Variation.
5 "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.
6 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, Detroit-Warren-Flint, MI by Food manufacturing (NAICS 311) by Rail has no data for any shipment characteristic therefore the entire row is not shown. Also, entire industries are not present if there is no such data for that particular area. For example, Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX by Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers (NAICS 5111) has no data for any mode therefore the entire industry 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.