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 156,415 100 168,595 100 31,972 100 462 5.3 - 9 - 5.3 - 9.7
Single modes 137,141 87.7 160,923 95.4 26,986 84.4 203 5.8 1.6 10.1 1.7 3.3 4 16.5
Truck6 132,497 84.7 148,917 88.3 20,193 63.2 176 6 1.8 10.7 2.6 4 5.1 11.5
For-hire truck 91,216 58.3 70,210 41.6 16,550 51.8 537 6.8 2.6 8.6 2.7 2.7 3.5 5.5
Private truck 41,281 26.4 78,707 46.7 3,643 11.4 71 11.6 2.3 15.7 4.1 13.9 2 7.7
Rail 3,630 2.3 9,795 5.8 6,294 19.7 782 25.8 0.5 22.3 1.4 21.9 4 9.8
Water 227 0.1 2,131 1.3 S S S 35.9 0.1 42.8 1 S S S
Shallow draft 227 0.1 2,131 1.3 S S S 35.9 0.1 42.8 1 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) 776 0.5 14 - 13 - 1,014 40.1 0.2 30.5 - 27.8 - 15.4
Pipeline7 11 - S S S S S 32 - S S S S S
Multiple modes 17,131 11 6,030 3.6 4,610 14.4 819 14.5 1.4 36.2 1.8 36.1 3.9 2.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 13,263 8.5 316 0.2 244 0.8 818 22.3 1.7 17.6 0.1 19.4 0.1 3
Truck and rail 3,100 2 2,501 1.5 1,864 5.8 1,269 25.3 0.5 32.9 0.7 27.5 1.5 8
Truck and water S S S S S S 2,407 S S S S S S 20.1
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 783 S S S S S S 21.4
Other and unknown modes 2,142 1.4 1,642 1 376 1.2 S 16.7 0.3 31.1 0.3 31.7 0.4 S

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 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

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 158 S S S S S S 30.7
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 158 S S S S S S 30.8
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Shallow draft 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
Rail and water 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 628 100 S S S S 77 45.7 - S S S S 25.1
Single modes 356 56.7 S S S S 77 42.1 14.8 S S S S 25.1
Truck6 356 56.7 S S S S 77 42.1 14.8 S S S S 25.1
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 354 56.4 S S S S 77 42.3 14.7 S S S S 25.1
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 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 S S S S S S 91 S S S S S S 37.9
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 498 20.5 S S 298 S S 35.3 17 S S 27.4
Private truck S S S S S S 52 S S S S S S 47.3
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 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 51 S S S S S S 49.4

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 3,298 100 1,568 100 549 100 102 19.4 - 30.6 - 32.9 - 48.4
Single modes 3,267 99.1 1,559 99.4 546 99.4 101 19.6 1 30.9 1.4 33.2 1.1 46.7
Truck6 3,267 99.1 1,559 99.4 546 99.4 101 19.6 1 30.9 1.4 33.2 1.1 46.7
For-hire truck 1,710 51.9 935 59.7 476 86.6 533 27.2 7.4 29.1 6.6 33.6 6.8 8.1
Private truck 1,557 47.2 623 39.7 71 12.9 92 18.7 10.4 35.3 11.2 23.7 15.3 28.9
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 101 S S S S S S 27.6

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 4,033 100 4,585 100 1,303 100 285 18 - 23.8 - 21.4 - 12.5
Single modes 3,941 97.7 4,422 96.4 1,198 91.9 284 18.2 1.4 24.8 2.5 22.1 4 12.6
Truck6 3,938 97.6 4,410 96.2 1,198 91.9 284 18.2 1.4 24.7 2.5 22.1 4 12.6
For-hire truck 2,063 51.1 2,740 59.7 883 67.8 492 29 6.5 35.6 8.6 27.3 5.7 13.1
Private truck 1,875 46.5 1,670 36.4 315 24.2 194 18.2 6.4 25.1 7.7 22.1 3.8 11.4
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 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 - - - - 744 S S 0.9 - 33.1 - 32.1
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 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 6,439 100 7,261 100 2,059 100 107 21.2 - 28.6 - 20.5 - 22.8
Single modes 6,070 94.3 7,024 96.7 1,758 85.4 103 20 1.7 28.7 1.1 17.8 4.4 23.2
Truck6 5,931 92.1 6,703 92.3 1,533 74.5 102 20.2 1.6 30.2 2.1 18.1 5.2 23.3
For-hire truck 3,522 54.7 3,092 42.6 1,368 66.4 541 25.6 6.1 23.2 7.9 19.6 4.4 16.2
Private truck 2,409 37.4 S S 165 8 80 23.2 6.8 S S 22 2.4 9.5
Rail 139 2.2 321 4.4 225 10.9 1,047 18.1 0.9 20.1 2.6 19.1 2.2 29
Multiple modes 368 5.7 S S 302 14.6 839 49.1 2 S S 46.4 5 36.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck and rail 366 5.7 236 3.2 301 14.6 1,755 46.7 2.1 48.4 1.4 43.9 5.3 24.2
Other and unknown modes 1 - 1 - S S 19 32.7 - 41.1 - S S 31.1

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 2,889 100 771 100 329 100 S 28.9 - 30.4 - 42.1 - S
Single modes 1,628 56.4 585 75.9 156 47.3 S 22.7 12.1 33 8.3 43.6 14.8 S
Truck6 1,615 55.9 530 68.8 114 34.6 S 22.6 12.2 27.1 9.2 37.3 17.8 S
For-hire truck 899 31.1 149 19.4 101 30.6 842 43.1 12.7 41.7 12.4 40.5 12 14.6
Private truck S S 381 49.4 S S 28 S S 27 15.2 S S 28.2
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 1,261 43.6 186 24.1 174 52.7 955 23.9 9 22.3 12.9 41.2 12.4 19
Truck and rail 1,261 43.6 186 24.1 174 52.7 955 23.9 9 22.3 12.9 41.2 12.4 19

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 595 100 12 100 S S 61 29.2 - 41.6 - S S 11.5
Single modes 580 97.6 11 97.9 S S 61 29.7 1.9 43.3 1.9 S S 11.8
Truck6 580 97.6 11 97.9 S S 61 29.7 1.9 43.3 1.9 S S 11.8
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 416 69.9 7 60.9 - 42.2 57 19 11.3 21.5 13.4 21.1 18.6 9.2
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 310 100 64 100 473 S S 29.9 - 35.5 - 32.8
Single modes S S 310 100 64 100 473 S S 29.9 - 35.5 - 32.8
Truck6 S S 310 100 64 100 473 S S 29.9 - 35.5 - 32.8
For-hire truck S S 252 81.3 53 83 523 S S 30.8 11.4 30.9 8.5 36.6
Private truck S S S S S S 172 S S S S S S 30.2

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 160 100 4,697 100 673 100 S 36.2 - 28.8 - 49.2 - S
Single modes 158 98.4 4,571 97.3 636 94.5 S 37 2.3 29.4 2.1 46.8 1.9 S
Truck6 151 94.3 4,188 89.2 348 51.8 S 39.4 8.2 33.3 8.7 34.3 16.9 S
For-hire truck S S 1,215 25.9 S S S S S 38.8 6.4 S S S
Private truck 97 60.7 2,973 63.3 190 28.2 S 37.5 11 33.6 10.7 29.1 15.7 S
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
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 639 100 71,311 100 1,849 100 22 20.2 - 21.2 - 24.1 - 21.1
Single modes 632 98.9 70,745 99.2 1,760 95.2 22 20.6 1.3 21.5 0.9 24.8 3.3 20.2
Truck6 623 97.4 69,268 97.1 1,558 84.2 21 20.9 2.3 21.6 1.8 28.9 7.9 20.2
For-hire truck 244 38.3 25,000 35.1 568 30.7 23 20.5 4.7 19.4 4.6 30.1 7.1 35.6
Private truck 378 59.2 44,268 62.1 990 53.5 21 22.9 3.9 24.1 4 36.3 8.1 13
Rail 5 0.7 399 0.6 S S 471 31.3 7.1 39.2 6 S S 17.9
Water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Shallow draft 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
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 13 S S S S S S 5

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 35 100 745 100 457 100 328 26.9 - 27.2 - 37.9 - 16.6
Single modes 34 97.8 732 98.2 444 97.3 324 27.5 1.4 27.7 1.2 39.2 2.5 16.7
Truck6 19 55.1 408 54.7 110 24.1 235 20.6 10.2 23.3 10.9 27.9 16.6 16.4
For-hire truck 17 47.6 403 54.1 110 24 299 19.6 11.9 16.2 10.9 22.8 15.3 17.2
Private truck S S S S S S 113 S S S S S S 30.3
Rail 15 42.7 325 43.6 334 73.2 1,021 32.1 8.6 33.1 10.5 36.8 11 8.3
Multiple modes 1 2.2 13 1.8 12 2.7 975 11.2 8.5 12.8 7.2 31.8 15.9 21.1
Truck and rail 1 2.2 13 1.8 12 2.7 975 11.2 8.5 12.8 7.2 31.8 15.9 21.1

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 1,520 100 496 100 S S 508 43.2 - 49.6 - S S 10.3
Single modes 1,420 93.4 456 92.1 202 83.2 473 35.5 3.3 42.5 3.9 47.5 7.9 8.9
Truck6 1,420 93.4 456 92.1 202 83.2 473 35.5 3.3 42.5 3.9 47.5 7.9 8.9
For-hire truck 1,420 93.4 456 92.1 202 83.2 473 35.5 3.3 42.5 3.9 47.5 7.9 8.9
Multiple modes S S S S S S 965 S S S S S S 45.1
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

SCTG2 15, Nonagglomerated bituminous coal

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 270 100 6,354 100 1,544 100 S 24.5 - 28.5 - 38.5 - S
Single modes 266 98.7 6,279 98.8 1,536 99.5 S 25.5 8.5 29.4 8.6 38.9 6.9 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
Rail 144 53.3 2,717 42.8 1,321 85.5 220 38.7 16.6 40.9 18.4 44.5 19.3 30.3
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 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 1,827 100 2,679 100 57 100 21 31.6 - 34.2 - 30.6 - 28.7
Single modes 1,821 99.7 2,666 99.5 57 99.4 21 31.6 0.2 34.1 0.2 30.7 0.4 28.6
Truck6 1,821 99.7 2,666 99.5 57 99.4 21 31.6 0.2 34.1 0.2 30.7 0.4 28.6
For-hire truck 1,180 64.6 1,835 68.5 29 50.9 17 41.9 15.9 45.5 16.7 28.9 14.2 30
Private truck 641 35.1 831 31 28 48.5 26 42.5 16.1 41.3 17.1 44.6 13.7 22.1
Other and unknown modes 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 1,084 100 1,835 100 S S 45 45.9 - 47.6 - S S 23.3
Single modes 1,074 99.1 1,818 99.1 S S 47 45.5 0.3 47.3 0.3 S S 22.6
Truck6 1,073 99 1,816 99 S S 47 45.6 0.3 47.4 0.3 S S 22.6
For-hire truck S S S S S S 100 S S S S S S 21.4
Private truck 346 31.9 532 29 15 9.7 21 43.4 12.5 44.8 12.8 31.4 16.4 22.3
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 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 3,273 100 S S 803 100 342 48.9 - S S 39.6 - 33.9
Single modes 3,257 99.5 S S 790 98.4 342 49.2 1 S S 40.3 1.8 33.9
Truck6 3,249 99.2 S S 790 98.4 342 49.3 1.8 S S 40.4 2 33.9
For-hire truck 1,284 39.2 S S 721 89.9 814 42.5 15.7 S S 40.2 17.6 19.9
Private truck S S S S S S 26 S S S S S S 30.5
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Pipeline7 8 0.2 21 0.4 S S S 16.1 3.9 39.2 5.1 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 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 10 S S S S S S 14

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 3,661 100 5,122 100 2,164 100 408 26.9 - 28.6 - 27.8 - 17.3
Single modes 3,332 91 4,832 94.3 1,871 86.5 199 25.2 2.9 29.5 1.4 25.3 3.7 34.6
Truck6 2,322 63.4 3,494 68.2 1,029 47.5 179 20.2 6.5 35.1 6.3 25.6 7.9 37.3
For-hire truck 2,032 55.5 1,898 37.1 798 36.9 461 24.3 8.5 22.2 8.3 23.2 6.9 9.5
Private truck 291 7.9 S S S S 74 45.7 12.6 S S S S 36.9
Rail 952 26 1,035 20.2 827 38.2 794 38.9 4.1 23.3 3.8 24 4 9.5
Water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Shallow draft 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 S S S S S S 645 S S S S S S 42.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 625 S S S S S S 22.7
Truck and rail S S 164 3.2 S S 1,712 S S 49.5 3.3 S S 16.2
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 35 1 119 2.3 37 1.7 176 43.2 1 46.7 2.9 47.5 4.1 36.8

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 15,947 100 163 100 S S S 38.5 - 40.3 - S S S
Single modes 11,167 70 160 97.8 S S S 43.4 8.8 41 2.4 S S S
Truck6 11,167 70 160 97.8 S S S 43.4 8.8 41 2.4 S S S
For-hire truck 9,907 62.1 S S S S 612 45.6 11.9 S S S S 12.3
Private truck S S S S 1 2.3 S S S S S 40.5 18.6 S
Multiple modes 4,780 30 4 2.2 S S 549 43.3 9.6 33.6 3.1 S S 31.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 4,780 30 4 2.2 S S 549 43.3 9.6 33.6 3.1 S S 31.2

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 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 - 1.2 S S S S S 36.4 17 S
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
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
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

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 2,410 100 1,003 100 S S 586 43.7 - 39.2 - S S 18.1
Single modes S S 903 90.1 487 76.1 232 S S 37.3 7.8 44.7 9.4 23.2
Truck6 S S 820 81.8 377 58.8 222 S S 35.5 8 38.9 12.2 23.7
For-hire truck S S 714 71.2 364 56.8 543 S S 38.9 10.6 39.6 11.6 34.6
Private truck 146 6.1 106 10.6 13 2 105 28.2 3.6 49.2 7.6 49.9 2.6 41
Rail S S S S S S 1,636 S S S S S S 42.6
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 978 S S S S S S 16.3
Multiple modes 355 14.7 S S S S 610 46.4 12.4 S S S S 15.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 610 S S S S S S 16
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 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 9,285 100 3,132 100 1,976 100 502 17.3 - 20.7 - 23.3 - 10.6
Single modes 8,738 94.1 2,994 95.6 1,890 95.7 422 17.2 1.4 19.4 1.1 22.6 1.4 10.9
Truck6 8,180 88.1 2,561 81.8 1,418 71.8 419 15.4 2.6 14.5 5.1 16.4 7.2 10.9
For-hire truck 6,989 75.3 2,090 66.7 1,352 68.4 625 13.8 3.5 14.9 5.6 16.4 7.4 5.1
Private truck 1,192 12.8 470 15 66 3.3 89 28.8 1.6 21.9 2.3 37.7 0.5 20
Rail S S S S S S 867 S S S S S S 41.6
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 398 4.3 S S S S 617 26.5 0.6 S S S S 13.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 260 2.8 9 0.3 4 0.2 616 23.9 0.6 24.7 0.1 23.3 0.1 13.6
Truck and rail S S S S S S 1,011 S S S S S S 37.5
Other and unknown modes 150 1.6 39 1.2 S S S 40.8 1.3 38.1 0.5 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 54 S S S S S S 11.6
Single modes S S S S S S 51 S S S S S S 7.1
Truck6 S S S S S S 51 S S S S S S 7.1
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 48 S S S S S S 0.2
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S 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 2,101 100 2,529 100 626 100 302 9.6 - 26.5 - 15.8 - 26
Single modes 2,044 97.3 2,451 96.9 597 95.4 144 9.7 1.4 26.5 1.2 15.3 1.9 32.9
Truck6 2,043 97.3 2,451 96.9 597 95.3 144 9.7 1.4 26.5 1.2 15.3 1.8 32
For-hire truck 1,088 51.8 934 36.9 429 68.5 478 19.4 7.6 39.1 11.6 21.2 9.3 17.9
Private truck 955 45.5 1,517 60 S S 85 19.5 8.3 42.3 11.5 S S 18.6
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S - - S S 1,018 S S 42.9 - S S 30.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S 893 S S S S S S 12.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 895 S S S S S S 14.1
Truck and rail S S S S 18 2.9 S S S S S 34.1 7.6 S
Other and unknown modes 11 0.5 S S S S 48 49.6 0.7 S S S S 45.8

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 2,238 100 3,478 100 2,164 100 296 27.7 - 26.8 - 28.5 - 37.7
Single modes 2,101 93.9 3,235 93 1,993 92.1 233 27.8 1.6 26.5 1.7 28.6 1.7 47.1
Truck6 1,456 65.1 2,040 58.7 963 44.5 S 24.1 6.2 22.3 7.2 23.4 9.8 S
For-hire truck 1,268 56.6 1,846 53.1 924 42.7 591 26.1 6.5 23.5 6.8 23.9 9 6.6
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Rail 645 28.8 1,195 34.3 1,030 47.6 909 31.8 4.6 30 5.7 28.7 6.9 23.4
Multiple modes 133 5.9 234 6.7 170 7.9 792 46.2 1.5 45 1.3 40.7 1.4 9.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 7 0.3 2 0.1 S S 794 24.2 1.2 29.2 1.2 S S 10.5
Truck and rail 115 5.1 211 6.1 155 7.2 777 39.3 1.8 33.2 1.3 28.5 1.6 12.6
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 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 2,274 100 1,773 100 444 100 396 15.4 - 22.2 - 29.1 - 16.6
Single modes 2,003 88.1 1,593 89.8 299 67.3 251 14.2 4.9 17.4 3.3 12.2 10.2 21
Truck6 2,003 88.1 1,593 89.8 299 67.3 251 14.2 4.9 17.4 3.3 12.2 10.2 21
For-hire truck 1,335 58.7 947 53.4 258 58.1 486 18 7.5 29.8 8.3 13.5 9.3 14.2
Private truck 668 29.4 646 36.4 41 9.1 62 24.4 7.5 25.4 9.2 31.3 4.5 15.4
Multiple modes S S S S S S 597 S S S S S S 16.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 597 S S S S S S 16.9
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 668 S S S S S S 26.3

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 1,940 100 451 100 200 100 783 25.9 - 27.7 - 20.9 - 12.1
Single modes 1,450 74.7 402 89.3 160 80 S 30.1 6.8 28.7 4.7 23 6.7 S
Truck6 1,448 74.6 402 89.2 160 80 S 30.2 6.8 28.7 4.8 23.1 6.8 S
For-hire truck 1,180 60.8 343 76.1 158 79.3 353 37.7 8.8 34.1 6.7 23.2 6.5 39.2
Private truck S S S S 1 0.7 S S S S S 41 1 S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 658 S S S S S S 14.6
Multiple modes 375 19.3 28 6.2 33 16.4 933 32.5 7.1 35.5 4.9 48.6 7.1 8.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 374 19.3 27 6.1 32 16.2 933 32.7 7.1 36.6 4.7 49.6 7.1 8.1
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S 20 4.5 S S 257 S S 42.5 2.6 S S 40.4

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 6,346 100 914 100 395 100 881 17.3 - 16.9 - 18 - 8.2
Single modes 5,827 91.8 880 96.3 375 94.9 560 16.5 1.6 17.5 1.3 18.3 1.3 10.5
Truck6 5,821 91.7 879 96.2 374 94.6 546 16.5 1.6 17.4 1.3 18.3 1.2 10.2
For-hire truck 3,322 52.4 491 53.8 324 81.9 780 14.5 5.5 19.7 8.5 19.8 4.3 6.6
Private truck 2,499 39.4 388 42.4 50 12.8 172 25.3 5.3 28.7 9.1 21.4 4.4 12.6
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,245 S S S S S S 21.3
Multiple modes 463 7.3 20 2.1 16 4.2 944 45.9 1.8 39 1 40.6 1.4 5.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 461 7.3 19 2.1 16 4.1 944 46.3 1.8 40.4 1 41.3 1.4 5.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 388 S S S S S S 13
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S 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 3,058 100 12,271 100 1,431 100 365 25.3 - 37.4 - 18.6 - 30.9
Single modes 2,910 95.2 11,791 96.1 1,381 96.5 S 25.9 1.5 38.4 1.8 18.4 1.2 S
Truck6 2,873 94 11,514 93.8 1,273 89 S 26.4 1.6 39.1 3.5 20.6 3.9 S
For-hire truck 2,076 67.9 6,102 49.7 1,074 75.1 320 33.1 5.6 39.9 6.6 21.2 4.7 29.4
Private truck 797 26.1 5,412 44.1 199 13.9 S 34.7 5.5 43.7 6.8 26 2.5 S
Rail 36 1.2 278 2.3 107 7.5 432 15.9 1.5 24.6 6.1 24.9 5.8 39.4
Air (incl truck and air) - - S S S S 1,815 38.9 - S S S S 28
Multiple modes 68 2.2 41 0.3 S S 1,080 36.3 1.4 49.1 0.2 S S 6.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 61 2 S S S S 1,079 39.9 1.4 S S S S 6.9
Truck and rail 8 0.3 38 0.3 37 2.6 1,614 34.7 0.3 37 0.5 41.8 2.7 30.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S 12 0.8 S S S S S 32.4 0.6 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 6,891 100 4,845 100 1,649 100 285 16.5 - 22.5 - 23.9 - 16.6
Single modes 6,393 92.8 4,679 96.6 1,573 95.4 226 16 2.8 23.1 1.5 23.8 1.8 23.8
Truck6 5,735 83.2 4,243 87.6 1,139 69.1 223 13.8 3.8 23.6 3.4 19.9 6.4 23.4
For-hire truck 3,988 57.9 2,320 47.9 1,008 61.2 484 22.3 9 23.1 10.2 23.5 7.6 12.5
Private truck 1,746 25.3 1,923 39.7 131 7.9 143 31.1 9.9 43 11.2 39.1 7.5 19
Rail 638 9.3 436 9 433 26.3 992 42.3 3 30.8 2.9 36.4 5 13.3
Air (incl truck and air) 20 0.3 - - - - 216 33.6 1.1 32.9 - 32.9 - -
Multiple modes S S S S S S 441 S S S S S S 27.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 440 S S S S S S 29.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 753 S S S S S S 22.9
Other and unknown modes 103 1.5 S S 6 0.4 125 35.9 0.8 S S 47.4 0.5 38.8

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 3,054 100 1,142 100 559 100 477 12 - 27.6 - 28.8 - 9.9
Single modes 2,700 88.4 1,094 95.8 528 94.4 359 13.3 3.1 27.2 1.8 30 2.8 15.1
Truck6 2,697 88.3 1,094 95.8 528 94.4 358 13.3 3.1 27.2 1.9 30 2.8 15.1
For-hire truck 2,048 67.1 834 73.1 489 87.4 699 15.3 4.8 30.4 6.4 31 3.3 7
Private truck 649 21.3 260 22.8 40 7.1 105 20 4.4 37.6 6.7 23 2.7 7.6
Air (incl truck and air) S S - - - - 1,280 S S 13.2 - 40.8 - 32
Multiple modes 301 9.9 26 2.3 29 5.2 666 27.6 3 33.8 2 38.2 2.7 16
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 199 6.5 10 0.8 7 1.2 661 18.7 2.5 26.4 0.5 27.2 0.6 15.7
Truck and rail 13 0.4 10 0.9 14 2.5 1,436 15 1 42.9 2.1 6.6 4.7 47.2
Truck and water 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 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 17,663 100 2,035 100 1,027 100 735 23.1 - 23.1 - 15.8 - 9.4
Single modes 16,683 94.4 1,989 97.7 982 95.6 602 24.1 2.6 23.4 0.7 16.1 0.8 13.3
Truck6 16,656 94.3 1,986 97.6 980 95.4 601 24.2 2.6 23.5 0.7 16.1 0.8 13.3
For-hire truck 15,366 87 1,569 77.1 944 91.9 764 25.2 5.2 21.6 6 16.3 1.2 7.6
Private truck 1,290 7.3 S S 35 3.4 103 34.6 4.6 S S 37.1 1.3 23.9
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Air (incl truck and air) 1 - S S S S 1,145 48.7 - S S S S 48
Multiple modes 932 5.3 39 1.9 41 4 864 28.8 2.6 27.3 0.6 16.4 0.8 7.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 875 5 31 1.5 24 2.3 863 31.3 2.6 37.1 0.7 29.3 0.9 7.1
Truck and rail 52 0.3 8 0.4 16 1.5 2,083 17.8 0.3 17.6 0.3 23.8 0.8 11.9
Truck and water S S 1 - 2 0.2 2,432 S S 18 0.5 24.8 2.2 8.3
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 62 S S S S S S 28.8

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 5,816 100 628 100 379 100 374 26.5 - 19.8 - 25.3 - 26.9
Single modes 3,702 63.6 535 85.2 289 76.4 S 17 7.3 20.4 4.8 19.1 5.3 S
Truck6 3,683 63.3 535 85.2 289 76.3 S 17.3 7.4 20.4 4.8 19.2 5.3 S
For-hire truck 2,976 51.2 402 64 274 72.3 812 18.8 6.9 21.5 7.5 19.8 5.4 6.2
Private truck 707 12.2 133 21.2 15 4 S 37.4 6.2 44.8 7.3 44.9 2.3 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 716 S S S S S S 12
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 715 S S S S S S 12.2
Truck and rail S S 7 1.1 12 3.2 1,840 S S 30.3 3.6 49.2 7.3 28
Rail 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 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 13,953 100 2,889 100 1,573 100 235 13 - 13.1 - 16.2 - 33.6
Single modes 12,911 92.5 2,750 95.2 1,418 90.2 191 12.9 1.3 13.3 1.2 16.3 2.4 40.2
Truck6 12,826 91.9 2,742 94.9 1,406 89.4 181 12.9 1.3 13.3 1.3 16.3 2.5 41
For-hire truck 10,536 75.5 2,330 80.6 1,311 83.4 552 15.6 4.7 15.8 4.4 17.9 3.5 9.8
Private truck 2,290 16.4 413 14.3 95 6 S 18.3 5.4 29.2 4.7 30.9 3.5 S
Rail 27 0.2 5 0.2 S S S 42.4 0.6 32.3 0.6 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) 58 0.4 2 0.1 2 0.1 1,043 36.5 0.3 34.9 0.1 44.2 0.2 27.8
Multiple modes 591 4.2 74 2.6 98 6.2 765 26.3 0.9 33.5 0.7 32.6 1.7 11.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 338 2.4 8 0.3 6 0.4 745 25.1 0.8 20.2 0.2 24.3 0.3 11.5
Truck and rail S S 65 2.3 92 5.8 1,836 S S 38.3 0.7 35.4 1.8 12.1
Other multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 451 3.2 S S S S 64 34.3 1.1 S S S S 32

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 2,504 100 145 100 133 100 872 22.9 - 24 - 26.4 - 7
Single modes 2,416 96.5 144 99.5 132 99.1 870 19.9 1.3 20.8 0.4 23.8 1 7.8
Truck6 2,416 96.5 144 99.5 132 99.1 870 19.9 1.3 20.8 0.4 23.8 1 7.8
For-hire truck 2,364 94.4 141 97.2 131 98.4 890 21.1 12.6 22.1 12.4 24.2 12 6.7
Private truck S S S S S S 154 S S S S S S 49.9
Multiple modes 88 3.5 S S S S 890 42.5 17.7 S S S S 24.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 886 S S S S S S 6.7
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 1,013 100 10 100 8 100 918 36.1 - 42.5 - 39.9 - 15.5
Single modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck6 139 13.7 S S S S S 48.1 13.7 S S S S S
For-hire truck S S S S S S 1,037 S S S S S S 26.3
Private truck 76 7.5 1 13.9 S S S 33.5 18.6 41.4 18.4 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S - 3.3 S S S S S 38.4 15.8 S S S
Multiple modes 597 59 4 36.8 4 49.4 1,043 36.2 10.8 35.9 13.6 36.6 12.4 12.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 597 59 4 36.8 4 49.4 1,043 36.2 10.8 35.9 13.6 36.6 12.4 12.5
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 2,161 100 407 100 256 100 650 19.5 - 17.8 - 23 - 7.6
Single modes 2,104 97.4 402 98.6 253 98.6 662 19 0.8 17.9 0.5 23.2 1.4 7.7
Truck6 2,103 97.3 402 98.6 253 98.5 659 19 0.8 17.9 0.5 23.2 1.4 7.8
For-hire truck 1,819 84.2 360 88.4 242 94.3 772 21.8 6.1 19.1 3.6 23.3 1.6 4.3
Private truck 284 13.2 41 10.1 11 4.1 236 32.5 7.5 28.2 4.2 36 1.4 18.9
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 S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S 5 1.3 4 1.4 604 S S 37.3 0.6 32.5 1.6 41.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S 5 1.2 3 1 582 S S 39.9 0.5 38.1 0.3 20
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 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 6,133 100 1,354 100 618 100 858 12.5 - 16.1 - 11 - 11.5
Single modes 3,909 63.7 1,310 96.7 577 93.4 698 13.2 7.3 16.9 2 12.2 2.6 20.1
Truck6 3,815 62.2 1,305 96.3 573 92.7 272 14 7.5 17.1 2.4 12.4 3 23.6
For-hire truck 2,829 46.1 911 67.3 521 84.4 565 15.4 5 21 5.6 12.3 2.9 14.9
Private truck 987 16.1 394 29.1 51 8.3 95 22.7 4.7 29.9 6 32 2.1 22.6
Air (incl truck and air) 94 1.5 S S S S 1,011 48.4 2.7 S S S S 20.4
Multiple modes 2,099 34.2 40 3 33 5.4 880 30 7.1 38.7 2 43.3 2.7 4.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 2,099 34.2 40 3 33 5.4 880 30 7.1 38.7 2 43.3 2.7 4.3
Other and unknown modes 125 2 4 0.3 7 1.2 S 41.1 0.7 36.7 0.1 45 0.5 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 1,148 100 3,877 100 958 100 137 19.3 - 24.8 - 33.5 - 17.9
Single modes 1,008 87.8 3,264 84.2 717 74.9 150 17.1 4.6 26.6 7.3 33.7 8.1 9
Truck6 754 65.7 2,201 56.8 379 39.6 138 18 8.2 31.1 11 37 13.1 12.9
For-hire truck 426 37.1 1,145 29.5 297 30.9 208 21.1 8 35.5 9.4 42 11.1 14.4
Private truck 329 28.6 1,057 27.3 83 8.6 76 26.9 8.3 40.3 8.8 32 6.9 20.5
Rail S S S S S S 326 S S S S S S 24.4
Water 89 7.8 S S S S 277 15.9 14.1 S S S S 40.8
Shallow draft 89 7.8 S S S S 277 15.9 14.1 S S S S 40.8
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 390 S S S S S S 18
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 7 0.6 3 0.1 S S S 43.3 1 39.5 0.2 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 18,482 100 2,459 100 734 100 273 25.8 - 20.5 - 24.3 - 29.5
Single modes 17,489 94.6 2,371 96.4 673 91.7 177 27.2 5 21.2 2.5 26.4 5.9 20.7
Truck6 17,226 93.2 2,367 96.3 669 91.2 168 27.3 5.1 21.2 2.6 26.4 6 20.3
For-hire truck 3,884 21 567 23.1 322 43.8 551 26.1 6.8 23.6 4.4 26.4 5.6 10.1
Private truck 13,341 72.2 1,800 73.2 347 47.3 113 30.7 7.7 22 3.7 27.7 2.8 15.9
Air (incl truck and air) S S 4 0.2 4 0.5 1,134 S S 40.1 0.2 32.9 0.4 17.6
Multiple modes 658 3.6 28 1.1 23 3.1 745 49 1.3 35.9 0.3 34.8 0.7 32.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 656 3.5 27 1.1 21 2.9 740 49.3 1.3 37 0.3 38.4 0.7 30.8
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 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 4 100 1 100 S S S 47.8 - 40.6 - S S S
Single modes 4 90.9 - 95.7 S S S 42.2 5.2 34 3.4 S S S
Truck6 4 90.9 - 95.7 S S S 42.2 5.2 34 3.4 S S S
For-hire truck 4 90.4 - 94.3 S S S 28.5 6.5 13.8 4.5 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.