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

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Maryland 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) 172 23,384
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,200 18,949
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 6,486 7,264
Mixed freight (43) 12,983 6,519
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1,967 6,314
Coal (15) 91 3,872
Nonmetallic minerals, n.e.c. (13) S 2,941
Wood products (26) 1,030 2,431
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 522 1,842
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 1,708 1,717
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 2,669 1,570
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 1,498 1,240
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 2,006 1,151
Cereal grains (02) 126 1,034
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 961 957
Printed products (29) 3,656 912
Alcoholic beverages (08) 1,119 839
Basic chemicals (20) 1,399 815
Articles of base metal (33) 1,585 639
Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) (36) 6,807 621
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 1,157 556
Plastics and rubber (24) 1,753 490
Waste and scrap (41) 203 395
Machinery (34) 2,825 301
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 2,064 273
Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and illuminated signs (39) 998 157
Precision instruments and apparatus (38) 1,460 80
Monumental or building stone (10) S 63
Transportation equipment, n.e.c (37) 699 31
Other agricultural products (03) 720 S
Tobacco products (09) 343 S
Fuel oils (18) 704 S
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 537 S
Pharmaceutical products (21) 408 S
Electric and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 6,176 S
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 1,837 S
All other commodities S 151
Total, all commodities 70,822 121,235

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.