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

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Georgia 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) 650 105,061
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 8,032 38,093
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 3,190 23,638
Wood products (26) 4,618 20,762
Fuel oils (18) 2,543 12,777
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 8,651 11,204
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 2,586 9,763
Nonmetallic minerals, n.e.c. (13) 793 7,592
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 24,786 7,303
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 8,532 6,874
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 6,281 5,722
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 3,793 5,310
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 8,351 5,235
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 5,149 4,457
Natural sands (11) 40 4,350
Mixed freight (43) 10,289 3,949
Waste and scrap (41) S 3,652
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 430 3,466
Plastics and rubber (24) 8,276 3,460
Basic chemicals (20) 1,902 2,916
All other commodities S 46,025
Total, all commodities 177,949 331,609

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.