2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: North Carolina

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: North Carolina

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in North Carolina $ 363,549 (millions) 267,770 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.1 2.1

Commodity Shipments Originating in North Carolina by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
21 Pharmaceutical products 10.2
30 Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather 9.2
43 Mixed freight 8.3
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 7.9
9 Tobacco products 7.8
Other commodities 56.6
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in North Carolina by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 28.5
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 11.6
26 Wood products 6.8
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 5.1
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 3.8
Other commodities 44.2
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of North Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
North Carolina 39.1
Georgia 6.1
South Carolina 5.5
Virginia 4.9
Tennessee 4.7
Florida 3.6
Other states 36.1
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
North Carolina 68.6
South Carolina 6.7
Virginia 5.3
Georgia 2.9
Pennsylvania 1.5
Florida 1.5
Other states 13.5
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of North Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
North Carolina 42.2
Georgia 6.8
South Carolina 5.0
Tennessee 4.8
Texas 3.7
Virginia 3.2
Other states 34.2
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
North Carolina 58.8
West Virginia 7.3
Kentucky 6.3
South Carolina 5.4
Virginia 3.7
Georgia 3.0
Other states 15.6
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in North Carolina

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 85.7
Air (incl truck and air) 1.5
Rail 1.2
Water S
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 9.0
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 8.0
Other and unknown modes 2.6
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 92.6
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 4.0
Water S
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 2.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.3
Other and unknown modes 0.9
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in North Carolina

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 26.2
50 to 99 miles 9.7
100 to 249 miles 16.0
250 to 499 miles 21.8
500 to 749 miles 15.0
750 to 999 miles 3.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.2
2,000 miles or more 3.5
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 54.8
50 to 99 miles 13.6
100 to 249 miles 14.0
250 to 499 miles 9.3
500 to 749 miles 4.6
750 to 999 miles 1.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.3
2,000 miles or more 0.7
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in North Carolina

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.3
31-33 Manufacturing 56.3
42 Wholesale trade 31.0
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.8
45431 Fuel dealers 0.3
4931 Warehousing and storage 7.4
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.2
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 3.7
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 30.8
31-33 Manufacturing 40.8
42 Wholesale trade 21.4
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers 0.6
4931 Warehousing and storage 2.4
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
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.