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

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

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 975 150,776
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 10,270 80,186
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 21,639 66,177
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 29,739 38,783
Natural sands (11) 415 38,296
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 3,101 31,738
Fuel oils (18) 6,714 22,289
Waste and scrap (41) 2,883 17,836
Wood products (26) 9,084 17,596
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 3,788 16,535
Mixed freight (43) 32,712 14,527
Other agricultural products (03) 14,044 14,463
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 9,129 12,254
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 15,835 10,927
Alcoholic beverages (08) 14,919 10,668
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 939 9,260
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 10,562 9,220
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 19,250 7,717
Printed products (29) 12,789 7,475
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 15,157 6,425
All other commodities 308,754 61,113
Total, all commodities 542,698 644,261

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified.

NOTE: There are 36 two-digit Standard Transportation Commodity Code groupings.

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.