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

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Illinois 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) 394 66,057
Cereal grains (02) 3,753 36,414
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 20,977 21,944
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 5,033 19,884
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 18,181 19,513
Coal (15) 450 16,172
Other agricultural products (03) 5,019 14,565
Waste and scrap (41) 3,035 11,544
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 2,330 10,371
Fuel oils (18) 1,701 8,565
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 15,060 7,618
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 3,899 7,427
Plastics and rubber (24) 17,308 6,708
Fertilizers (22) 1,269 6,043
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 5,817 5,427
Articles of base metal (33) 12,149 5,355
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 15,672 4,980
Basic chemicals (20) 3,250 4,463
Machinery (34) 23,317 3,798
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 3,299 3,721
Mixed freight (42) 6,819 3,203
All other commodities 89,030 189,455
Total, all commodities 257,762 473,227

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

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

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.