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

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

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Coal (15) 1,260 49,331
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 282 44,577
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,671 13,357
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 2,542 8,165
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 5,386 4,570
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 5,759 4,525
Fuel oils (18) 1,155 4,448
Wood products (26) 1,757 4,137
Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) (36) 18,781 2,752
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 946 2,387
Animal feed and products of animal origin (04) S 1,867
Basic chemicals (20) 1,733 1,756
Plastics and rubber (24) 4,200 1,602
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 3,591 1,566
Cereal grains (02) S 1,511
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 1,505 1,324
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 2,619 1,247
Printed products (29) 3,138 1,184
Waste and scrap (41) 180 1,109
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 1,174 1,064
Articles of base metal (33) 2,338 1,057
Mixed freight (43) 1,334 1,022
Other agricultural products (03) 783 962
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 6,807 938
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 1,258 867
Alcoholic beverages (08) 1,389 831
Fertilizers (22) 157 701
Machinery (34) 4,877 697
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 1,506 569
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 4,031 377
Tobacco products (09) 5,335 250
Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and illuminated signs (39) 678 131
Live animals and live fish (01) 92 80
Pharmaceutical products (21) 1,346 46
Transportation equipment, n.e.c. (37) 257 18
Nonmetallic minerals n.e.c. (13) 63 S
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 162 S
Precision instruments and apparatus (38) 170 S
All other commodities 82 40
Total, all commodities 91,767 173,602

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 (SCGT) 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.