Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from New Jersey by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from New Jersey 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) 253 35,491
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 2,028 23,370
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 4,029 13,817
Fuel oils (18) 2,425 13,500
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 3,754 12,066
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 12,678 11,722
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) S 5,067
Plastics and rubber (24) 11,573 4,903
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 3,506 4,633
Printed products (29) S 4,177
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 12,293 3,388
Basic chemicals (20) 5,904 3,323
Articles of base metal (33) 4,441 2,758
Alcoholic beverages (08) 3,005 2,712
Mixed freight (43) 4,186 2,629
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 9,435 2,442
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 4,224 2,170
Monumental or building stone (10) S 2,134
Wood products (26) 1,772 1,592
Waste and scrap (41) 623 1,451
All other commodities S 36,770
Total, all commodities 208,604 190,115

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.