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

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

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Metallic ores and concentrates (14) 1,437 47,387
Cereal grains (02) 4,054 37,434
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 193 33,143
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 2,291 17,479
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 1,645 15,177
Other agricultural products (03) 4,608 13,925
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 3,261 13,255
Other prepared foodstuffs, and fats and oils (07) 11,392 13,195
Natural sands (11) 88 12,058
Waste and scrap (41) 652 10,120
Fuel oils (18) 1,384 7,401
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 1,943 6,985
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 4,157 6,528
Wood products (26) 4,664 5,799
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 2,757 3,695
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 3,256 3,370
Fertilizers (22) 629 2,591
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 4,393 2,157
Articles of base metal (33) 4,718 1,769
Printed products (29) 8,276 1,721
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 10,637 1,708
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 3,524 1,317
Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) (36) 13,787 1,317
Plastics and rubber (24) 5,073 1,227
Alcoholic beverages (08) 1,237 1,074
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 1,740 978
Machinery (34) 7,774 748
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipments (35) 19,743 730
Coal (15) 21 401
Monumental or building stone 373 346
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 2,623 344
Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and illuminated signs (39) 1,634 260
Pharmaceutical Products (21) 3,839 155
Precision instruments and apparatus (38) 9,443 126
Transportation equipment, n.e.c. (37) 1,085 68
Tobacco products (09) 786 38
Mixed freight (43) 3,840 S
Basic chemicals (20) 646 S
Nonmetallic minerals, n.e.c. (13) 102 S
Live animals and live fish (01) S S
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) S S
Commodity unknown 944 349
Total, all commodities 155,184 279,607

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 (SCGT) 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.