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

Table 3-6: Truck Shipments from Michigan 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) 271 46,592
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 18,903 44,501
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) S 35,806
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 2,684 20,869
Natural sands (11) 128 15,827
Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) (36) 52,044 15,770
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 10,588 12,078
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 1,875 9,482
Fuel oils (18) 1,811 7,843
Waste and scrap (41) 1,652 7,458
Wood products (26) 2,798 4,884
Articles of base metal (33) 10,631 4,823
Machinery (34) 24,077 4,235
Mixed freight (43) 7,555 4,142
Basic chemicals (20) 2,217 3,694
Other agricultural products (03) 2,469 3,281
Nonmetallic minerals, n.e.c. (13) 231 3,104
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 6,206 3,082
Cereal grains (02) 1,253 2,900
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 1,019 2,895
All other commodities S 36,135
Total, all commodities 227,120 289,401

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.