Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Alabama: 1999

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Alabama: 1999

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 3,161 47,054 1,328,974
Air transportation 40 1,254 24,015
Water transportation 22 457 19,449
Truck transportation 2,295 28,873 832,072
Transit and ground passenger transportation 106 2,010 27,999
Pipeline transportation 29 (250-499) D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 35 (20-99) D
Support activities for transportation 392 6,259 185,095
Couriers and messengers 131 6,008 173,095
Warehousing and storage 111 1,706 44,945

KEY: D = withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

1 The transportation and warehousing sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 48 and 49) includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The modes of transportation comprise air, rail, water, road, and pipeline.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1999 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: May 2001, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp as ofOct. 25, 2001.