90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Alabama

90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Alabama

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Alabama $ 155,303 - 210,267 225,586 - 312,266
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.4 - 1.8 1.8 - 2.5

Commodity Shipments Originating in Alabama by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
36 Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) 8.8 - 22.6
32 Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes 5.4 - 10.0
43 Mixed freight 5.5 - 8.1
33 Articles of base metal 3.6 - 7.0
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 3.1 - 5.7
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Commodity Shipments Originating in Alabama by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
25 Logs and other wood in the rough 10.5 - 24.3
12 Gravel and crushed stone 8.4 - 18.6
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 9.2 - 12.6
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 7.4 - 12.6
26 Wood products 5.1 - 8.1
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments for State of Alabama by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Alabama 35.8 - 43.4
Georgia 8.4 - 12.0
Mississippi 3.7 - 7.7
Tennessee 3.7 - 6.7
Florida 4.2 - 5.9
Texas 3.4 - 5.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Destination Percent of weight
Alabama 64.1 - 73.7
Georgia 4.4 - 7.0
Mississippi 3.2 - 5.5
Tennessee 2.3 - 3.6
Florida 1.8 - 3.2
Texas 1.6 - 2.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments for State of Alabama by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Alabama 33.9 - 42.8
Georgia 8.0 - 11.3
Tennessee 4.3 - 6.9
Texas 4.1 - 7.0
Mississippi 2.6 - 5.2
Florida 2.5 - 3.4
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Origin Percent of weight
Alabama 57.8 - 69.7
Georgia 4.1 - 7.4
Mississippi 1.2 - 6.2
Kentucky 0.8 - 5.1
Tennessee 1.6 - 3.2
Wyoming 0.0 - 5.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Alabama

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 71.5 - 79.7
Air (incl truck and air) 0.2 - 0.8
Rail 5.5 - 8.1
Water 0.0 - 0.9
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 10.7 - 19.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 4.7 - 14.9
Other and unknown modes 1.2 - 1.8
Total (X)

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 77.9 - 83.5
Air (incl truck and air) (NA)
Rail 11.9 - 16.3
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 2.0 - 3.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier (NA)
Other and unknown modes 0.8 - 2.4
Total (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Alabama

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 24.6 - 32.2
50 to 99 miles 8.5 - 10.5
100 to 249 miles 16.3 - 22.3
250 to 499 miles 16.3 - 20.3
500 to 749 miles 10.9 - 14.3
750 to 999 miles 4.6 - 6.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.5 - 2.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.1 - 4.1
2,000 miles or more 0.6 - 1.6
Total (X)

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 50.3 - 56.9
50 to 99 miles 10.1 - 13.5
100 to 249 miles 14.2 - 17.8
250 to 499 miles 7.2 - 10.2
500 to 749 miles 4.3 - 6.9
750 to 999 miles 1.7 - 3.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.4 - 0.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.6 - 1.2
2,000 miles or more 0.1 - 0.5
Total (X)

Shipment by Industry Originating in Alabama

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.8 - 1.4
31-33 Manufacturing 55.8 - 65.0
42 Wholesale trade 26.6 - 35.6
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.0 - 2.4
45431 Fuel dealers 0.0 - 0.4
4931 Warehousing and storage 3.1 - 5.7
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1 - 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.1 - 2.1
Total (X)

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 19.2 - 27.4
31-33 Manufacturing 37.5 - 46.7
42 Wholesale trade 24.9 - 39.1
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (NA)
45431 Fuel dealers 0.0 - 0.4
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.2 - 0.8
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers (NA)
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.2 - 2.8
Total (X)

* Estimate for pipelines exclude shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes
(NA): Not available
(X): Not applicable

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 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2010.