2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Massachusetts

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Massachusetts

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Massachusetts $ 212,121 (millions) 128,169 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.8 1.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Massachusetts by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 15.4
43 Mixed freight 10.5
21 Pharmaceutical products 8.9
38 Precision instruments and apparatus 7.6
40 Miscellaneous manufactured products 6.0
Other commodities 51.6
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Massachusetts by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 19.6
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 12.6
18 Fuel oils 8.5
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 8.3
11 Natural sands 5.4
Other commodities 45.6
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Massachusetts by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Massachusetts 37.2
New York 8.6
Connecticut 5.3
California 3.9
New Hampshire 3.6
New Jersey 3.2
Other states 38.2
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Massachusetts 75.4
New Hampshire 6.0
Connecticut 4.4
New York 2.5
Rhode Island 2.4
Maine 1.7
Other states 7.6
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Massachusetts by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Massachusetts 40.2
New York 6.8
Connecticut 6.3
California 4.7
New Jersey 4.5
Pennsylvania 3.7
Other states 33.8
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Massachusetts 70.4
New York 4.5
Connecticut 3.9
Maine 2.8
Rhode Island 2.4
New Hampshire 2.3
Other states 13.7
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Massachusetts

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 70.3
Air (incl truck and air) 3.8
Rail 0.2
Water S
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 22.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 22.0
Other and unknown modes 2.9
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 96.4
Air (incl truck and air) 0.1
Rail 0.6
Water S
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 0.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.7
Other and unknown modes 2.1
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Massachusetts

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 37.9
50 to 99 miles 9.5
100 to 249 miles 15.1
250 to 499 miles 7.0
500 to 749 miles 5.7
750 to 999 miles 6.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 6.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 3.5
2,000 miles or more 8.2
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 76.9
50 to 99 miles 11.1
100 to 249 miles 6.1
250 to 499 miles 1.8
500 to 749 miles 1.0
750 to 999 miles 1.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.4
2,000 miles or more 0.6
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Massachusetts

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.1
31-33 Manufacturing 40.0
42 Wholesale trade 47.3
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 1.6
45431 Fuel dealers 1.2
4931 Warehousing and storage 6.1
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.9
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 2.8
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 14.1
31-33 Manufacturing 41.2
42 Wholesale trade 38.4
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers 2.6
4931 Warehousing and storage 1.5
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.5
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices S
Total 100.0

* 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
- = Represents data cell equal to zero.
S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
Z = Less than half the unit shown. Represents an estimate that is between zero and half the unit shown, thus, has rounded down to zero.

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.