Figure 7 Value Per Ton of U.S. Freight Shipments by Transportation Mode: 1993 and 2002*

Figure 7
Value Per Ton of U.S. Freight Shipments by Transportation Mode: 1993 and 2002*

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Figure 7 - Value Per Ton of U.S. Freight Shipments by Transportation Mode: 1993 and 2002. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov.

KEY: * 2002 data are preliminary.

NOTE: The data are plotted on a log scale. Data that span a wide range are often plotted on a log scale to display variations at the low end as clearly as variations at the high end. For example, this figure would not show any detail below $1,000 per ton if it had used the familiar linear scale.
Multimodal includes the traditional intermodal combination of truck and rail plus truck and water; rail and water; parcel, postal, and courier service; and other intermodal combinations.
The data in this figure include the Bureau of Transportation Statistics estimates of out-of-scope missing pieces. See notes on table 1 for additional information on the BTS estimates.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on 1993 and preliminary 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data plus additional estimates from Bureau of Transportation Statistics.