Table 1: U.S. Value, Tonnage, and Ton-Miles of Shipments by Mode of Transport, Percent of Total: 2007

Table 1: U.S. Value, Tonnage, and Ton-Miles of Shipments by Mode of Transport, Percent of Total: 2007

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Transportation mode Value
(million $)
Percent
of total
Tons
(thousands)
Percent
of total
Ton-miles
(millions)
Percent
of total
All modes 11,831,503 100 13,016,610 100 3,490,806 100
Truck 8,363,657 71 8,957,687 69 1,390,102 40
Rail 387,567 3 1,928,530 15 1,294,921 37
Water 106,905 1 423,282 3 175,973 5
Air (includes truck to/from airport) 209,611 2 3,525 - 4,014 -
Pipeline 487,140 4 774,732 6 NA NA
Parcel, USPS, or courier 1,597,931 13 36,029 29,535 1
Multiple modes 340,953 3 590,510 5 460,233 13
Other and unknown modes 337,739 3 302,315 2 47,964 1

NOTES:
A percent below 0.5% is marked by a dash (-) in the table.
NA = not available due to high sampling variability or poor response quality.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2007 Commodity Flow Survey, preliminary data table 1, December 2008.