Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Alabama by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Alabama by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value($ millions) Weight(thousand short tons)
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 882 39,588
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 197 32,246
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,656 14,907
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 3,390 12,593
Coal (15) 369 10,241
Wood products (26) 2,976 10,151
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 6,017 7,743
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 1,276 6,449
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 2,694 4,487
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 2,737 4,092
Fuel oils (18) 771 3,576
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 6,438 2,898
Articles of base metal (33) 3,678 2,817
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 473 2,464
Basic chemicals (20) 1,667 2,316
Fertilizers (22) 370 2,149
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 10,166 2,047
Mixed freight (43) 3,128 1,996
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 3,033 1,817
Nonmetallic minerals, n.e.c. (13) S 1,773
Other agricultural products (03) 733 1,667
All other commodities S S
Total, all commodities 80,878 203,544

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified; S = data do not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or other reasons.

NOTE: There are 41 two-digit Standard Classification of Transported Goods (SCTG) commodity codes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Commodity Flow Survey, Washington, DC: 2000, data from CD-ROM, CD-EC97-CFS.