Table 4. Shipment Characteristics by Mode of Transportation and Shipment Weight for State of Origin: 2007

Table 4. Shipment Characteristics by Mode of Transportation and Shipment Weight for State of Origin: 2007

Estimates are based on the 2007 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive.

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All modes

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 49,842 100 222,895 100 85,627 100 689 3.9 - 17.6 - 20 - 14.3
Less than 50 lbs 4,194 8.4 94 - 56 0.1 845 15.5 1.2 13.4 - 20.1 - 14.1
50 - 99 lbs 922 1.9 49 - 10 - 193 8.2 0.1 16.5 - 21.7 - 26.5
100 - 499 lbs 2,903 5.8 288 0.1 60 0.1 207 11.2 0.7 12.9 0.1 17.3 - 13.5
500 - 749 lbs 1,284 2.6 179 0.1 47 0.1 257 18.2 0.5 12.9 - 22.3 - 18
750 - 999 lbs 994 2 170 0.1 25 - 152 27.1 0.5 17.8 0.1 15 - 23.8
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 7,477 15 2,964 1.3 603 0.7 230 16.6 2 15 0.7 23.4 0.7 12.6
10,000 - 49,999 lbs 18,104 36.3 28,169 12.6 5,383 6.3 187 12.6 3.2 10.5 3.1 11.9 3.5 15.9
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 1,740 3.5 17,911 8 982 1.1 57 16.4 0.6 31.1 2.1 22.1 0.4 12.1
More than 100,000 lbs 12,223 24.5 173,071 77.6 78,461 91.6 390 15.1 4.2 20.3 4.7 22.3 4.2 7.8

Single modes

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 42,721 100 200,687 100 75,105 100 144 3.3 - 18.4 - 21.5 - 6.4
Less than 50 lbs 1,075 2.5 35 - 3 - 84 17.5 0.5 14.6 - 16.9 - 9.6
50 - 99 lbs 623 1.5 38 - 5 - 127 12.1 0.2 15.6 - 23 - 46.8
100 - 499 lbs 2,532 5.9 266 0.1 48 0.1 177 14.2 0.9 13.8 0.1 22.5 - 17.6
500 - 749 lbs 1,126 2.6 173 0.1 43 0.1 246 21.2 0.6 14.1 0.1 24.9 - 19.8
750 - 999 lbs 975 2.3 167 0.1 24 - 147 27.9 0.6 18.2 0.1 14 - 24.8
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 7,195 16.8 2,914 1.5 568 0.8 219 17.3 2.3 15.6 0.7 25.3 0.9 13.7
10,000 - 49,999 lbs 16,926 39.6 27,354 13.6 4,726 6.3 169 10.6 3.4 11 3.3 7 3.4 11.7
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 1,704 4 16,698 8.3 811 1.1 51 16.6 0.7 32.3 2 25.2 0.4 14.5
More than 100,000 lbs 10,566 24.7 153,043 76.3 68,875 91.7 359 14.8 3.9 21 4.7 23.7 4.3 8.8

Truck3

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 32,332 100 49,751 100 6,332 100 139 7.4 - 13.5 - 3.9 - 7.3
Less than 50 lbs 1,051 3.2 35 0.1 3 - 77 17.6 0.7 14.5 - 14.3 - 11.5
50 - 99 lbs 622 1.9 38 0.1 5 0.1 126 12 0.3 15.6 - 23.3 - 47.2
100 - 499 lbs 2,521 7.8 266 0.5 48 0.8 175 14.3 1.1 13.8 0.1 22.7 0.2 18.2
500 - 749 lbs 1,118 3.5 173 0.3 43 0.7 245 21.1 1 14.1 0.1 25.1 0.2 20.1
750 - 999 lbs 837 2.6 166 0.3 24 0.4 146 27.2 0.9 18.2 0.1 14 0.1 24.8
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 7,181 22.2 2,912 5.9 564 8.9 218 17.3 2.2 15.6 1.2 25.6 2.1 13.8
10,000 - 49,999 lbs 16,786 51.9 27,258 54.8 4,650 73.4 166 10.7 2.6 11 5.4 6.9 3.3 12.1
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 1,664 5.1 16,587 33.3 802 12.7 50 17 1 32.4 5.8 25.4 3.1 14.3
More than 100,000 lbs 554 1.7 2,316 4.7 193 3 125 26.8 0.5 24.1 1.1 20.6 0.6 29.5

For-hire truck

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 20,795 100 27,434 100 5,131 100 351 10 - 17.6 - 6.1 - 15
Less than 50 lbs 172 0.8 S S 1 - S 33.8 0.4 S S 32.5 - S
50 - 99 lbs 128 0.6 4 - 3 0.1 677 40.1 0.2 31.6 - 43.2 - 16.7
100 - 499 lbs 1,026 4.9 60 0.2 36 0.7 608 24.2 1.4 24.4 0.1 30.2 0.2 8.7
500 - 749 lbs 736 3.5 52 0.2 36 0.7 682 29.4 1.4 26.2 0.1 29.9 0.3 9.6
750 - 999 lbs 497 2.4 39 0.1 18 0.3 453 39.1 1 26.2 - 18.4 0.1 10.9
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 4,681 22.5 1,132 4.1 456 8.9 515 23.6 3.3 29.3 1.3 29.8 2.3 13.5
10,000 - 49,999 lbs 12,598 60.6 16,115 58.7 4,024 78.4 249 13.4 3.8 10.2 6.5 8.5 2.8 11.7
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 692 3.3 8,980 32.7 413 8.1 50 34.8 1.2 48.7 7 23.5 2.4 26.2
More than 100,000 lbs 264 1.3 1,047 3.8 145 2.8 201 44.4 0.5 39.9 1.1 28 0.7 34.1

Private truck

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 11,538 100 22,318 100 1,200 100 61 9.3 - 13.8 - 12.8 - 6
Less than 50 lbs 878 7.6 30 0.1 2 0.2 62 19.3 1.4 18.3 - 23.4 - 7.5
50 - 99 lbs 493 4.3 34 0.2 2 0.2 69 16 0.6 18.8 - 29.5 0.1 12.9
100 - 499 lbs 1,495 13 206 0.9 12 1 59 15.1 1.1 16.7 0.2 23.7 0.2 8.2
500 - 749 lbs 382 3.3 120 0.5 7 0.6 58 15.7 0.3 19.6 0.2 24.7 0.1 15.5
750 - 999 lbs 340 2.9 127 0.6 6 0.5 50 12.3 0.7 22.8 0.2 18.2 0.1 26.9
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 2,500 21.7 1,780 8 108 9 60 13.6 1.6 15.3 1.6 18.8 1.5 9.4
10,000 - 49,999 lbs 4,188 36.3 11,143 49.9 626 52.1 58 12.8 2.7 17.6 6.3 13.8 6.7 10.8
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 972 8.4 7,608 34.1 389 32.4 50 18.6 1.5 39.8 6.9 43.2 7.2 8.5
More than 100,000 lbs 290 2.5 1,270 5.7 48 4 48 32.6 0.9 38.9 1.8 33.7 1.3 19.7

Rail

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 9,262 100 139,394 100 66,958 100 453 15.9 - 21.5 - 23.9 - 7.2
Less than 50 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
500 - 749 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
750 - 999 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 9 0.1 S S S S 1,962 43.2 0.2 S S S S 42.4
10,000 - 49,999 lbs 66 0.7 57 - 39 0.1 640 49.1 0.5 32.8 - 32.3 - 16.1
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 27 0.3 92 0.1 S S S 22 0.5 40.6 0.2 S S S
More than 100,000 lbs 9,160 98.9 139,243 99.9 66,912 99.9 442 16.1 0.5 21.5 0.1 23.9 - 6.7

Water

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 743 100 S S 1,784 100 419 41 - S S 41.6 - 34.9
Less than 50 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
500 - 749 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
750 - 999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1,000 - 9,999 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
10,000 - 49,999 lbs S S S S S S 955 S S S S S S 29.2
50,000 - 99,999 lbs S S S S 5 0.3 238 S S S S 20.2 19 13.6
More than 100,000 lbs 696 93.7 S S 1,744 97.8 S 44.8 7 S S 43 7.5 S

Shallow draft

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 743 100 S S 1,784 100 419 41 - S S 41.6 - 34.9
Less than 50 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
500 - 749 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
750 - 999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1,000 - 9,999 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
10,000 - 49,999 lbs S S S S S S 955 S S S S S S 29.2
50,000 - 99,999 lbs S S S S 5 0.3 238 S S S S 20.2 19 13.6
More than 100,000 lbs 696 93.7 S S 1,744 97.8 S 44.8 7 S S 43 7.5 S

Air (incl truck and air)

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total S S S S S S 1,203 S S S S S S 13.1
Less than 50 lbs S S S S S S 1,152 S S S S S S 19.7
50 - 99 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
100 - 499 lbs S S - 7.7 - 8.1 2,003 S S 24.8 6.9 44.8 10 23.9
500 - 749 lbs S S S S S S 1,594 S S S S S S 41.8
750 - 999 lbs S S - 5.5 S S 1,126 S S 45 11.3 S S 49.8
1,000 - 9,999 lbs S S S S S S 1,498 S S S S S S 27.3
10,000 - 49,999 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
50,000 - 99,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
More than 100,000 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Pipeline4

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 156 100 S S S S S 29.9 - S S S S S
Less than 50 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
500 - 749 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
750 - 999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1,000 - 9,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
10,000 - 49,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50,000 - 99,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
More than 100,000 lbs 156 100 S S S S S 29.9 - S S S S S

Multiple modes

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 6,087 100 20,578 100 10,426 100 995 17.9 - 40 - 42.2 - 11.1
Less than 50 lbs 3,092 50.8 57 0.3 53 0.5 1,007 22.1 6.6 18.8 0.4 21 1 11.2
50 - 99 lbs 288 4.7 10 - 5 - 460 35.8 0.9 31.2 0.1 39.8 - 15.7
100 - 499 lbs 331 5.4 17 0.1 10 0.1 581 26.8 0.9 18.4 0.1 21.4 0.1 8.6
500 - 749 lbs S S S S S S 632 S S S S S S 13.5
750 - 999 lbs S S S S S S 246 S S S S S S 32.9
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 14 0.2 3 - 3 - 1,004 45.6 0.3 48.5 0.1 39.6 0.1 43.5
10,000 - 49,999 lbs S S 606 2.9 S S 1,172 S S 34.6 4.3 S S 17.6
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 36 0.6 1,195 5.8 170 1.6 135 25.7 0.6 23.6 8.7 25.8 4 35.2
More than 100,000 lbs 1,146 18.8 18,684 90.8 9,541 91.5 722 40.1 7.8 43.8 12.6 46.6 9.9 12.7

Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 3,863 100 89 100 71 100 997 23.4 - 18 - 16.8 - 11.1
Less than 50 lbs 3,092 80 57 64.3 53 74.9 1,007 22.1 4.1 18.8 5.4 21 7.8 11.2
50 - 99 lbs 288 7.5 10 11.2 5 6.7 460 35.8 1.9 31.2 1.8 39.8 1.7 15.7
100 - 499 lbs 331 8.6 17 18.6 10 13.7 581 26.8 2.4 18.4 4.5 21.4 6.7 8.6
500 - 749 lbs S S S S S S 634 S S S S S S 13.7
750 - 999 lbs S S S S S S 250 S S S S S S 36.5
1,000 - 9,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
10,000 - 49,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50,000 - 99,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
More than 100,000 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Truck and rail

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 1,339 100 S S 1,362 100 1,528 35.7 - S S 39.2 - 17.3
Less than 50 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
500 - 749 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
750 - 999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 13 0.9 S S 3 0.2 1,321 44.7 7.3 S S 40.4 0.5 45.3
10,000 - 49,999 lbs S S S S S S 1,844 S S S S S S 17.6
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 2 0.2 24 0.4 7 0.5 280 6.7 7.6 32.2 5.4 31.5 3.1 11.9
More than 100,000 lbs 441 32.9 S S S S 746 45 15.8 S S S S 16.5

Truck and water

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 103 100 1,523 100 257 100 S 36.1 - 19.1 - 17 - S
Less than 50 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
500 - 749 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
750 - 999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1,000 - 9,999 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
10,000 - 49,999 lbs S S 272 17.8 37 14.2 S S S 25.9 4.6 20.1 5.5 S
50,000 - 99,999 lbs 34 32.8 1,172 77 164 63.6 132 28.3 13.9 24.1 9.5 27.2 10.1 40.5
More than 100,000 lbs 51 49.5 S S S S 705 14.4 15.6 S S S S 20.1

Rail and water

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total S S S S S S 589 S S S S S S 31.4
Less than 50 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
500 - 749 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
750 - 999 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 1 0.2 1 - - - 461 22.2 5 21.5 0.2 1.7 0.3 15.9
10,000 - 49,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50,000 - 99,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
More than 100,000 lbs S S S S S S 614 S S S S S S 30.4

Other multiple modes

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total S S 2,435 100 2,467 100 1,410 S S 32 - 30.9 - 23.9
Less than 50 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
50 - 99 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
100 - 499 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
500 - 749 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
750 - 999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1,000 - 9,999 lbs S S - - - - 1,606 S S 34.5 1.9 22.5 1.9 13.5
10,000 - 49,999 lbs S S S S S S 2,903 S S S S S S 25.7
50,000 - 99,999 lbs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
More than 100,000 lbs S S 2,434 99.9 2,463 99.8 1,112 S S 25.5 - 24.2 0.2 28

Other and unknown modes

Shipment Weight Value Tons Ton-miles1 Average miles per shipment Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles per shipment CV
2007
(million $)
Percent 2007
(thousands)
Percent 2007
(millions)
Percent CV2 Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
CV Standard
Error of %
Total 1,034 100 1,630 100 97 100 S 30.3 - 47.7 - 36.1 - S
Less than 50 lbs 27 2.6 S S S S 29 46.5 1.1 S S S S 17.9
50 - 99 lbs S S 1 0.1 - - S S S 46.5 0.8 45.6 0.1 S
100 - 499 lbs 40 3.9 5 0.3 S S 253 42.3 1 35.6 0.5 S S 29.6
500 - 749 lbs 14 1.4 2 0.1 S S S 39.7 0.9 38.5 0.3 S S S
750 - 999 lbs S S S S S S 428 S S S S S S 27.5
1,000 - 9,999 lbs 269 26 46 2.9 S S 717 30 11 32.1 9.3 S S 35.8
10,000 - 49,999 lbs 150 14.5 210 12.9 16 17 S 21.4 6.8 46.2 10.2 20.3 11.8 S
50,000 - 99,999 lbs S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
More than 100,000 lbs 511 49.5 1,344 82.5 S S S 49.9 11.4 48 8.1 S S S