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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Massachusetts $ 195,859 - 228,383 101,952 - 154,386
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.7 - 2.0 0.8 - 1.2

Commodity Shipments Originating in Massachusetts by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 11.6 - 19.2
43 Mixed freight 8.7 - 12.3
21 Pharmaceutical products 6.1 - 11.7
38 Precision instruments and apparatus 5.3 - 9.9
40 Miscellaneous manufactured products 4.3 - 7.7
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Commodity Shipments Originating in Massachusetts by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 13.3 - 25.9
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 6.8 - 18.4
18 Fuel oils 5.5 - 11.5
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 5.2 - 11.4
11 Natural sands 2.4 - 8.4
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments for State of Massachusetts by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Massachusetts 34.5 - 39.8
New York 7.6 - 9.6
Connecticut 4.4 - 6.1
California 3.5 - 4.2
New Hampshire 3.1 - 4.1
New Jersey 2.5 - 3.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Destination Percent of weight
Massachusetts 70.7 - 80.0
New Hampshire 3.9 - 8.2
Connecticut 3.6 - 5.3
New York 1.7 - 3.4
Rhode Island 1.7 - 3.1
Maine 0.9 - 2.5
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments for State of Massachusetts by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Massachusetts 37.5 - 42.8
New York 5.8 - 7.8
Connecticut 4.1 - 8.4
California 3.2 - 6.2
New Jersey 3.7 - 5.3
Pennsylvania 3.2 - 4.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Origin Percent of weight
Massachusetts 64.3 - 76.5
New York 3.2 - 5.8
Connecticut 3.1 - 4.8
Maine 0.3 - 5.3
Rhode Island 1.2 - 3.5
New Hampshire 1.6 - 3.0
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Massachusetts

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 66.3 - 74.3
Air (incl truck and air) 2.3 - 5.3
Rail 0.0 - 0.4
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 19.7 - 25.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 19.2 - 24.8
Other and unknown modes 1.7 - 4.1
Total (X)

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 95.1 - 97.7
Air (incl truck and air) (NA)
Rail 0.3 - 0.9
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 0.6 - 1.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.5 - 0.9
Other and unknown modes 0.8 - 3.4
Total (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Massachusetts

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 34.1 - 41.7
50 to 99 miles 8.8 - 10.2
100 to 249 miles 13.6 - 16.6
250 to 499 miles 6.5 - 7.5
500 to 749 miles 4.9 - 6.5
750 to 999 miles 5.2 - 7.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.8 - 7.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 3.0 - 4.0
2,000 miles or more 6.4 - 10.0
Total (X)

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 72.1 - 81.7
50 to 99 miles 8.5 - 13.7
100 to 249 miles 4.4 - 7.8
250 to 499 miles 1.1 - 2.5
500 to 749 miles 0.7 - 1.3
750 to 999 miles 0.8 - 1.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.5 - 1.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.2 - 0.6
2,000 miles or more 0.4 - 0.8
Total (X)

Shipment by Industry Originating in Massachusetts

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.1 - 0.1
31-33 Manufacturing 37.0 - 43.0
42 Wholesale trade 44.0 - 50.6
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.8 - 2.4
45431 Fuel dealers 1.0 - 1.4
4931 Warehousing and storage 4.4 - 7.8
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1 - 1.7
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.3 - 4.3
Total (X)

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 10.1 - 18.1
31-33 Manufacturing 32.3 - 50.1
42 Wholesale trade 31.0 - 45.8
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.0 - 0.3
45431 Fuel dealers 1.8 - 3.4
4931 Warehousing and storage 1.0 - 2.0
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.2 - 0.8
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices (NA)
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.