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

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Massachusetts 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) 135 18,254
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,112 12,295
Natural sands (11) 48 8,482
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 197 6,408
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1,532 5,255
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4,316 4,725
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 2,711 2,118
Printed products (29) 4,013 1,842
Wood products (26) 1,809 1,778
Plastics and rubber (24) 5,364 1,686
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 2,128 1,525
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 2,755 1,509
Alcoholic beverages (08) 2,120 1,411
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 3,931 1,259
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 3,216 1,051
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 2,292 1,033
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 7,453 1,032
Mixed freight (43) 1,921 930
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 14,619 662
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 5,185 510
All other commodities 24,945 9,348
Total, all commodities 91,802 83,113

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

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.