2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Tennessee

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Tennessee

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Tennessee $ 433,270 (millions) 328,935 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.7 2.5

Commodity Shipments Originating in Tennessee by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
21 Pharmaceutical products 35.6
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 9.5
43 Mixed freight 7.4
34 Machinery 6.1
36 Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) 4.4
Other commodities 37.0
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Tennessee by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 42.6
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 8.1
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 7.6
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 4.2
32 Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes 2.5
Other commodities 35.0
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Tennessee by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Tennessee 17.2
California 6.4
Georgia 6.1
Maryland 5.5
Texas 4.9
North Carolina 3.7
Other states 56.1
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Tennessee 59.0
Mississippi 4.3
Kentucky 3.1
Georgia 2.8
Alabama 2.1
Louisiana 2.1
Other states 26.6
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Tennessee by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Tennessee 28.1
Texas 6.5
North Carolina 6.5
Georgia 5.9
California 5.7
Kentucky 4.9
Other states 42.4
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Tennessee 62.6
Illinois 5.0
Kentucky 4.7
Missouri 3.2
Alabama 2.5
Georgia 2.4
Other states 19.5
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Tennessee

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 82.0
Air (incl truck and air) 2.3
Rail 1.1
Water 0.2
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 13.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 11.9
Other and unknown modes 1.4
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 90.8
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 3.5
Water 1.1
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 2.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.3
Other and unknown modes 2.1
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Tennessee

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 11.8
50 to 99 miles 4.5
100 to 249 miles 12.8
250 to 499 miles 29.2
500 to 749 miles 16.2
750 to 999 miles 12.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 4.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 7.7
2,000 miles or more 0.5
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 53.7
50 to 99 miles 7.8
100 to 249 miles 13.7
250 to 499 miles 18.7
500 to 749 miles 3.3
750 to 999 miles 1.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.9
2,000 miles or more 0.1
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Tennessee

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.3
31-33 Manufacturing 32.4
42 Wholesale trade 21.1
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.8
45431 Fuel dealers 0.1
4931 Warehousing and storage 38.5
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.4
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 6.5
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 25.6
31-33 Manufacturing 53.8
42 Wholesale trade 18.9
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Z
45431 Fuel dealers 0.1
4931 Warehousing and storage 1.0
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.5
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.