Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Massachusetts: 1999

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Massachusetts: 1999

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 3,383 71,203 2,098,028
Air transportation 106 11,516 416,415
Water transportation 48 1,114 58,251
Truck transportation 1,507 19,196 609,230
Transit and ground passenger transportation 683 18,533 347,407
Pipeline transportation 11 100-249 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 68 500-999 D
Support activities for transportation 553 5,880 196,755
Couriers and messengers 258 11,702 358,866
Warehousing and storage 149 2,537 77,988

KEY: D = withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

1 The transportation and warehousing sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 48 and 49) includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The modes of transportation comprise air, rail, water, road, and pipeline.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1999 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: May 2001, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Oct. 25, 2001.