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

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

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 403 19,843
Wood products (26) 3,272 19,765
Gravel and crushed stone (12) S 15,661
Basic chemicals (20) 4,490 12,304
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 2,678 5,209
Fuel oils (18) 1,060 5,076
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4,219 4,684
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 2,102 3,834
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 3,603 2,938
Plastics and rubber (24) 3,101 2,347
Fertilizers (22) 394 2,044
Articles of base metal (33) 2,520 1,928
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 1,586 1,445
Nonmetallic minerals, n.e.c. (13) 74 1,429
Coal (15) 21 1,400
Waste and scrap (41) 283 1,137
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 970 929
Mixed freight (43) 1,207 743
Other agricultural products (03) 550 704
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 1,492 597
All other commodities S 44,020
Total, all commodities 53,176 148,037

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.