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 4,405 100 6,746 100 536 100 S 45.3 - 20.1 - 32.4 - S
Single modes 4,405 100 6,746 100 536 100 S 45.3 - 20.1 - 32.4 - S
Truck5 2,923 66.4 5,804 86 352 65.7 S 43.3 9.1 22.8 5.9 24 9.6 S
For-hire truck 2,887 65.5 2,870 42.6 311 58.1 96 40.5 5.3 15.7 12 18.9 8.9 37.6
Private truck 36 0.8 2,934 43.5 41 7.6 S 33.9 19.1 41.7 12.7 37.7 16 S
Rail 1,482 33.6 942 14 184 34.3 197 35.2 4.9 37 11.3 38.5 7.7 7.2

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 9,355 100 11,377 100 S S 949 31.6 - 49.3 - S S 13.2
Single modes 7,927 84.7 11,179 98.3 S S 417 37.1 4.5 49.9 2.2 S S 21.9
Truck5 6,990 74.7 S S S S 215 41.1 5.9 S S S S 45.1
For-hire truck S S S S S S 702 S S S S S S 22.8
Private truck 1,180 12.6 7,369 64.8 384 14.8 40 37.2 5.9 48 11.3 48.5 7.3 32.6
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,383 S S S S S S 5.8
Multiple modes 1,308 14 S S S S 1,490 23.7 4.4 S S S S 5.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 1,097 11.7 10 0.1 13 0.5 1,484 18.4 3.9 37.6 0.3 39.4 0.6 5.9
Truck and rail S S S S S S 2,350 S S S S S S 13.2
Truck and water S S S S S S 6,011 S S S S S S 18
Other and unknown modes 121 1.3 166 1.5 S S 573 31 0.9 42.6 2.4 S S 32.8

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 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 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 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 31 56.8 305 S S S S 28.7 17.5 4.4
Private 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 85 100 S S 4 100 386 13.3 - S S 25 - 44.1
Single modes 82 97.4 S S 3 97.4 S 14.2 1.9 S S 35.8 2.4 S
Truck5 82 97.4 S S 3 97.4 S 14.2 1.9 S S 35.8 2.4 S
For-hire truck 46 54.7 S S 3 77 730 19.4 15.2 S S 30.5 7.5 24.1
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes - 0.5 - - - 0.1 1,031 45.1 1.4 34.3 0.1 29.3 - 3.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier - 0.5 - - - 0.1 1,031 45.1 1.4 34.3 0.1 29.3 - 3.5
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 30 100 14 100 2 100 141 18.1 - 21.1 - 17.3 - 11.4
Single modes 29 98.2 14 99.3 2 98.9 136 16.8 0.7 22.7 0.4 17.5 0.5 11.9
Truck5 29 98.2 14 99.3 2 98.9 136 16.8 0.7 22.7 0.4 17.5 0.5 11.9
For-hire truck S S - 2.5 S S S S S 35.5 2.7 S S S
Private truck 28 94.9 14 96.8 2 83.6 112 16.2 2.5 23.2 1.6 5.4 10.3 12.7
Multiple modes S S - 0.4 - 1.1 378 S S 39 0.4 30.8 0.6 12.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S - 0.4 - 1.1 378 S S 39 0.4 30.8 0.6 12.6
Other and unknown modes S S - 0.3 - - 14 S S 11.2 0.6 15 - 24.8

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 79 100 3 100 1 100 S 29.6 - 32.3 - 30.5 - S
Single modes 50 63.1 2 71.8 - 25 S 40.8 12.3 38 13.3 24.1 18.1 S
Truck5 43 54.6 2 70.7 - 19.4 S 45.9 14.1 39 14.5 33.5 16.2 S
For-hire truck 9 10.9 1 22.2 - 13.9 224 32 10.4 38.1 11.5 41.3 14.5 46.6
Private truck 35 43.7 S S - 5.5 S 48.3 12.2 S S 39.1 5.3 S
Air (incl truck and air) 7 8.5 S S S S 1,522 48.7 8.5 S S S S 4.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S 656 S S S S S S 29.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 656 S S S S S S 29.8
Other and unknown modes 4 5.4 - 4.3 S S S 35.5 4.4 39.7 6.8 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 50 100 876 100 42 100 S 20.1 - 24.9 - 21.8 - S
Single modes 50 100 876 100 42 100 S 20.1 - 24.9 - 21.8 - S
Truck5 50 100 876 100 42 100 S 20.1 - 24.9 - 21.8 - S
For-hire truck 33 66.6 614 70.1 32 76.8 S 22.7 10.6 31.4 12.2 26.7 10.5 S
Private truck 17 33.4 S S S S 35 49 10.7 S S S S 27.6

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 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
Private truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,502 S S S S S S 48.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,502 S S S S S S 48.9
Other and unknown modes 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 114 100 16 100 9 100 1,153 20.5 - 24 - 49.8 - 22.5
Single modes 90 78.9 15 94.8 7 78.8 356 21.5 9.1 23.8 2.4 45.9 9.6 44.1
Truck5 79 69.7 15 93.3 S S S 17.8 10.6 23.3 2.4 S S S
For-hire truck 40 35.3 7 42.1 S S 1,099 24.4 11.8 34.6 11.7 S S 19.6
Private truck 39 34.5 8 51.1 S S S 29.5 7 41 10.3 S S S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,118 S S S S S S 16.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,690 S S S S S S 11.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,688 S S S S S S 12.4
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

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 995 100 S S 842 100 S 41.2 - S S 46.5 - S
Single modes 888 89.2 S S S S S 42 5 S S S S S
Truck5 871 87.5 S S S S S 43 6.5 S S S S S
For-hire truck 468 47.1 S S 460 54.6 S 44.3 10.4 S S 48.2 11.7 S
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 1,295 S S S S S S 7.4
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,205 S S S S S S 12.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,205 S S S S S S 12.1
Other and unknown modes 10 1 157 1.9 176 20.9 1,170 47.6 9.8 35.1 19 49.6 17.8 26.3

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 S S S S S S 1,251 S S S S S S 29.2
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
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 1,225 S S S S S S 43.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,225 S S S S S S 43.1
Other and unknown modes 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 531 100 S S S S 513 21.4 - S S S S 26.8
Single modes 365 68.8 S S S S S 33.8 9 S S S S S
Truck5 352 66.4 S S S S S 36 10.8 S S S S S
For-hire truck 275 51.8 S S S S 532 45.1 12.9 S S S S 13.7
Private truck 77 14.5 S S S S S 46.2 5.5 S S S S S
Rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Air (incl truck and air) 11 2 - - - 0.1 970 23 6.8 40.3 5.2 36.4 6.9 4.9
Multiple modes 134 25.3 1 0.6 S S 1,452 19.6 9.3 38.4 10.4 S S 9.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 134 25.3 1 0.6 S S 1,452 19.6 9.3 38.4 10.4 S S 9.5
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 122 S S S S S S 44.4

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 647 100 S S S S 1,317 30.8 - S S S S 10.7
Single modes 406 62.8 S S S S 1,289 24.4 11.3 S S S S 11
Truck5 369 57 S S S S 961 25.3 10.6 S S S S 18.2
For-hire truck 360 55.6 S S S S 1,365 24.8 10.3 S S S S 10.7
Private truck S S S S S S 23 S S S S S S 44.3
Air (incl truck and air) 37 5.8 S S S S 1,433 33.7 5.2 S S S S 8.6
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,629 S S S S S S 13
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,261 S S S S S S 12.1
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Truck and water 6 1 1 0.2 S S 6,345 26.5 2.7 5.6 10.8 S S -
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 1,281 100 3 100 S S 1,316 43.1 - 46.3 - S S 6.4
Single modes S S S S 1 33.5 790 S S S S 49.7 14.9 18.8
Truck5 S S 1 50.5 S S S S S 49.2 17.5 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
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 902 S S S S S S 18.2
Multiple modes 492 38.4 S S S S 1,449 21 15.5 S S S S 6.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 492 38.4 S S S S 1,449 21 15.5 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 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 64 100 2 100 3 100 1,525 11.5 - 13.8 - 17 - 2.5
Single modes 48 74.9 1 73.3 2 65.3 1,426 16.6 8.1 28.5 9.4 34.3 13.3 14.7
Truck5 48 74.9 1 73.3 2 65.3 1,426 16.6 8.1 28.5 9.4 34.3 13.3 14.7
For-hire truck 29 44.5 S S 2 57.7 1,701 44.6 18.6 S S 43.9 17.6 14.9
Private truck 20 30.3 - 23 - 7.6 466 44.4 11.4 40.5 12.2 39.4 4.9 2.4
Multiple modes 15 23.6 - 23.8 1 31.2 1,593 38.8 7.8 27.7 8.5 29 13.6 4.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 15 23.6 - 23.8 1 31.2 1,593 38.8 7.8 27.7 8.5 29 13.6 4.7
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 S S 8 100 6 100 1,133 S S 47.5 - 40.4 - 20.2
Single modes S S 8 97.5 S S 870 S S 48.9 10.6 S S 26.3
Truck5 S S 8 94 6 89.2 605 S S 49.8 9.9 45.6 18.6 29.2
For-hire truck S S 7 91.9 6 89.2 920 S S 36.4 2.7 29.8 5.3 10.6
Private truck S S S S - - 45 S S S S 26.3 12.5 46.1
Air (incl truck and air) 348 7.7 - 3.6 - 6.9 1,261 13.4 10.1 11.8 1.4 32.3 4.7 10.7
Multiple modes S S - 2.5 S S 1,270 S S 25.8 16 S S 14.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S - 2.5 S S 1,270 S S 25.8 16 S S 14.4

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 20 100 1 100 - 100 18 41.7 - 43.7 - 48.2 - 21.9
Single modes 20 100 1 100 - 100 18 41.7 - 43.7 - 48.2 - 21.9
Truck5 20 100 1 100 - 100 18 41.7 - 43.7 - 48.2 - 21.9
Private truck 20 100 1 100 - 100 18 41.7 - 43.7 - 48.2 - 21.9

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 223 100 8 100 9 100 1,565 29.2 - 42.1 - 45.3 - 4.4
Single modes 110 49.2 7 87.6 S S 1,083 47.5 10.1 46.2 18.7 S S 15.1
Truck5 98 44.1 7 85.2 7 80 993 44.6 9.5 40.9 15.1 47.2 15.5 21.6
For-hire truck S S S S 7 76.9 1,150 S S S S 48.1 17.6 8.5
Private truck S S S S S S 181 S S S S S S 35.9
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,473 S S S S S S 5.5
Multiple modes 113 50.6 1 12.3 S S 1,610 19.5 10 23.3 18.7 S S 3.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 112 50.5 1 12 1 16 1,609 19.6 10.2 24.6 18.8 25.5 18.6 3.6
Truck and water S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes - 0.2 S S S S S 35.9 0.3 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 4,204 100 4,655 100 S S 195 13.1 - 39.4 - S S 45.8
Single modes 3,431 81.6 4,054 87.1 S S S 16 3.9 37.1 3.2 S S S
Truck5 3,416 81.2 4,041 86.8 S S S 16.1 3.8 37.2 3.1 S S S
For-hire truck 802 19.1 S S S S S 19.2 5.1 S S S S S
Private truck 2,614 62.2 2,513 54 60 13.1 36 19.8 6.4 30.4 11.4 33.1 9.8 19.7
Rail 3 0.1 13 0.3 S S 1,155 40.7 0.3 42.1 2.7 S S 0.7
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 564 13.4 20 0.4 17 3.6 911 23.5 3.7 30.1 0.3 34.8 4.1 16
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 563 13.4 16 0.3 12 2.6 911 23.5 3.7 33.1 0.3 31.5 3.9 16
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 208 5 S S S S S 46.9 2.5 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 2,570 100 S S S S S 14.9 - S S S S S
Single modes 1,818 70.7 S S S S S 19.8 5.4 S S S S S
Truck5 1,802 70.1 S S S S S 19.9 5.3 S S S S S
For-hire truck 724 28.2 S S S S S 19.9 6.3 S S S S S
Private truck 1,078 42 S S S S S 29 6.9 S S S S S
Rail 3 0.1 13 0.4 S S 1,155 40.7 1.2 42.1 17 S S 0.7
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 1,912 S S S S S S 27.7
Multiple modes 544 21.2 19 0.6 16 3.7 921 25.1 5.2 32.1 1.1 37.1 6 19.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 543 21.1 15 0.5 11 2.6 921 25.2 5.2 35.6 0.8 34.4 5.6 19.2
Truck and rail S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes 208 8.1 S S 16 3.9 S 45.4 4.5 S S 49.2 5.6 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 141 100 S S S S S 9.5 - S S S S S
Single modes 141 99.8 S S S S S 9.7 0.2 S S S S S
Truck5 141 99.8 S S S S S 9.7 0.2 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
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

NAICS2 4232, Furniture and home furnishing 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 158 100 30 100 10 100 849 27.4 - 49.9 - 42.2 - 23.8
Single modes 122 77.1 S S S S S 33.1 14.7 S S S S S
Truck5 122 77.1 S S S S S 33.1 14.7 S S S S S
For-hire truck S S S S S S 959 S S S S S S 41.7
Private truck 86 54.3 S S S S S 34 19.1 S S S S S
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,138 S S S S S S 19
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,138 S S S S S S 19
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 204 100 S S S S 76 27.1 - S S S S 23.2
Single modes 196 96 S S S S 81 25.8 1.3 S S S S 23
Truck5 196 96 S S S S 81 25.8 1.3 S S S S 23
For-hire truck S S S S S S 207 S S S S S S 38
Private truck 153 75.2 S S S S 41 28.5 9.2 S S S S 13.6
Other and unknown modes 8 4 545 19.5 13 4.2 S 44.6 2.2 46.5 8.1 44.5 18.4 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 178 100 S S S S 1,471 40.6 - S S S S 14
Single modes S S 20 93.3 17 90.2 1,366 S S 37.6 5.9 31.7 6.1 49
Truck5 S S 20 93.2 17 89.7 1,331 S S 37.9 6.1 31.3 6.4 48.4
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 336 S S S S S S 20.9
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 1,531 S S S S S S 11.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,531 S S S S S S 11.4

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 1,120 100 194 100 23 100 S 23.2 - 44.4 - 47.4 - S
Single modes 835 74.5 182 94 S S 91 31.3 6.7 45 3.8 S S 26.7
Truck5 835 74.5 182 94 S S 91 31.3 6.7 45 3.8 S S 26.7
For-hire truck S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Private truck 630 56.3 108 55.9 S S 59 25.5 8.1 23.4 9.8 S S 37.6
Multiple modes 214 19.1 8 4.1 2 9.9 S 25.3 15.8 31.5 17.7 35.1 18 S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 214 19.1 8 4.1 2 9.9 S 25.3 15.8 31.5 17.7 35.1 18 S
Other and unknown modes 72 6.4 4 1.9 S S 219 16.5 3 29.3 2.2 S S 33.3

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 68 100 26 100 S S 16 35.9 - 41.2 - S S 31.9
Single modes S S S S S S 10 S S S S S S 29.8
Truck5 S S S S S S 10 S S S S S S 29.8
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 10 S S S S S S 33.4
Multiple modes - 0.7 - 0.2 S S S 8 7.9 20 8.8 S S S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier - 0.7 - 0.2 S S S 8 7.9 20 8.8 S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S 33 S S S S S S 11.9

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 669 100 S S S S S 29 - S S S S S
Single modes 373 55.7 29 61.5 S S S 39.8 11 48.9 11.9 S S S
Truck5 363 54.3 29 61.5 S S S 39.5 12.8 47.3 13.7 S S S
For-hire truck 303 45.3 28 58.4 S S 677 44.8 13.1 48.9 15.3 S S 35.7
Private truck S S 1 3.1 - 0.1 S S S 34.8 13.4 24.7 0.3 S
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Multiple modes 206 30.8 2 3.5 S S 1,026 38.2 13.7 44.1 18.7 S S 14.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 206 30.8 2 3.5 S S 1,026 38.2 13.7 44.1 18.7 S S 14.2
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 30 100 38 100 28 100 1,262 18.6 - 32.4 - 43.3 - 32.5
Single modes S S 33 85 22 79 423 S S 15.5 10.1 38.8 14.5 15.8
Truck5 S S S S S S 308 S S S S S S 16.9
For-hire truck S S S S S S 308 S S S S S S 16.9
Rail S S S S S S 1,155 S S S S S S 0.7
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,292 S S S S S S 7.3
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 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 1,635 100 1,488 100 35 100 52 16.1 - 23.9 - 21 - 40
Single modes 1,614 98.7 1,487 99.9 34 97.5 26 16.1 0.5 23.9 - 21.8 1.5 7.6
Truck5 1,614 98.7 1,487 99.9 34 97.5 25 16.1 0.5 23.9 - 21.8 1.5 6.6
For-hire truck 77 4.7 51 3.4 8 22.7 S 22.1 2 41.2 1.8 23.1 7.9 S
Private truck 1,536 94 1,436 96.5 26 74.7 23 16.8 2 24.1 1.8 25.4 8.8 8.2
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 4,674 S S S S S S 8.6
Multiple modes 20 1.2 1 0.1 1 2.2 779 35.6 0.5 34.3 0.1 41.7 1.6 24.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 20 1.2 1 0.1 1 2.2 779 35.6 0.5 34.3 0.1 41.7 1.6 24.6
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 S S S S S S 25 S S S S S S 26.2
Single modes S S S S S S 25 S S S S S S 27.1
Truck5 S S S S S S 25 S S S S S S 27.1
For-hire truck S S - 1.4 S S S S S 47.4 6.2 S S S
Private truck S S S S S S 21 S S S S S S 23.7
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 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 402 100 122 100 7 100 31 22.6 - 41.4 - 23.8 - 13.7
Single modes 402 100 122 100 7 100 31 22.6 - 41.4 - 23.8 - 13.7
Truck5 402 100 122 100 7 100 31 22.6 - 41.4 - 23.8 - 13.7
For-hire truck 32 8 5 3.8 4 56.9 860 14.1 11.6 28.1 12.6 13.4 16.1 6.8
Private truck 370 92 117 96.2 3 43.1 28 25.8 5.8 43.6 5.9 46.6 16.9 16.7

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 24 S S S S S S 3.5
Truck5 S S S S S S 24 S S S S S S 3.5
For-hire truck S S S S S S 127 S S S S S S 9.1
Private truck S S S S S S 16 S S S S S S 28.1
Multiple modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 801 100 964 100 18 100 17 13.2 - 13.2 - 22 - 28.6
Single modes 801 100 964 100 18 100 17 13.2 - 13.2 - 22 - 28.6
Truck5 801 100 964 100 18 100 17 13.2 - 13.2 - 22 - 28.6
For-hire truck 23 2.8 28 2.9 2 9.3 S 49.2 7.3 48.2 7.3 44.3 9.2 S
Private truck 778 97.2 936 97.1 17 90.7 16 14.6 3.1 14.6 3.1 18.9 4.5 27.2

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 157 100 128 100 1 100 12 16.4 - 16.5 - 23.1 - 20.3
Single modes 157 100 128 100 1 100 12 16.4 - 16.5 - 23.1 - 20.3
Truck5 157 100 128 100 1 100 12 16.4 - 16.5 - 23.1 - 20.3
Private truck 157 100 128 100 1 100 12 16.4 - 16.5 - 23.1 - 20.3

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 69 100 S S 2 100 S 41.9 - S S 39.9 - S
Single modes S S S S 1 47.8 S S S S S 38.6 13.5 S
Truck5 S S S S 1 46.1 S S S S S 39.4 15.4 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 24 S S S S S S 29.1
Air (incl truck and air) S S S S S S 4,674 S S S S S S 8.6
Multiple modes 16 23.5 1 4.7 1 45.1 857 43.5 13.4 47.3 19 44.6 14.8 20.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 16 23.5 1 4.7 1 45.1 857 43.5 13.4 47.3 19 44.6 14.8 20.2
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 280 100 6 100 12 100 1,755 37.5 - 39 - 41 - 4
Single modes 231 82.5 5 82.7 10 84.7 1,790 11.6 10 17.3 10.6 20.2 9.3 3.9
Truck5 231 82.5 5 82.7 10 84.7 1,790 11.6 10 17.3 10.6 20.2 9.3 3.9
For-hire truck 231 82.5 5 82.7 10 84.7 1,790 11.6 10 17.3 10.6 20.2 9.3 3.9
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,433 S S S S S S 7.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,433 S S S S S S 7.8
Other and unknown modes S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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 1 100 1 100 - 100 25 41.2 - 40.5 - 39.8 - 7.9
Single modes 1 100 1 100 - 100 25 41.2 - 40.5 - 39.8 - 7.9
Truck5 1 100 1 100 - 100 25 41.2 - 40.5 - 39.8 - 7.9
Private truck 1 100 1 100 - 100 25 41.2 - 40.5 - 39.8 - 7.9

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
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 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 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 140 100 61 100 2 100 S 47.9 - 47.2 - 36.9 - S
Single modes 139 99.7 61 99.5 S S 20 38.2 0.2 37.6 0.3 S S 44.3
Truck5 139 99.7 61 99.5 S S 20 38.2 0.2 37.6 0.3 S S 44.3
Private truck 139 99.7 61 99.5 S S 20 38.2 0.2 37.6 0.3 S S 44.3
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,667 S S S S S S 14.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier S S S S S S 1,667 S S S S S S 14.3
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 717 100 93 100 58 100 823 22.8 - 49.5 - 39.7 - 40.4
Single modes 661 92.2 79 84.8 45 77.7 S 21.8 3.5 42.8 5.2 31 8.7 S
Truck5 636 88.8 78 84 44 75.5 S 22.3 3.2 43.3 4.9 31.1 8 S
For-hire truck 469 65.5 53 57.1 43 74.5 1,462 21.5 13 24.3 15.8 30.7 8.2 17.9
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 1,445 S S S S S S 24.5
Multiple modes S S S S S S 1,833 S S S S S S 11.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 11 1.6 - 0.2 - 0.7 1,858 33.9 0.6 39 0.7 42 0.7 7.7
Truck and rail S S S S S S 913 S S S S S S 21.8
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

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.