(Commodity Flow Survey data)
|Shipment weight||Value||Tons||Ton-miles1||Average miles per shipment|
|Number ($ millions)||Percent||Number (thousands)||Percent||Number (millions)||Percent|
|Less than 50 lb||1,009,779||11.9||19,140||0.2||10,869||0.3||735|
|50 to 99 lb||298,263||3.5||13,855||0.1||5,308||0.2||388|
|100 to 499 lb||829,694||9.8||81,940||0.7||22,757||0.7||283|
|500 to 749 lb||250,562||3.0||39,364||0.3||9,907||0.3||252|
|750 to 999 lb||181,610||2.1||33,991||0.3||8,128||0.3||239|
|1,000 to 9,999 lb||1,797,380||21.2||584,664||5.1||154,612||4.8||259|
|10,000 to 49,999 lb||3,111,754||36.7||4,358,037||37.7||906,343||28.3||212|
|50,000 to 99,999 lb||351,127||4.1||1,948,882||16.8||211,709||6.6||107|
|100,000 lb or more||652,955||7.7||4,492,907||38.8||1,874,776||58.5||539|
|United States, total||8,483,123||100.0||11,572,780||100.0||3,204,410||100.0||589|
1 Ton-miles estimates are based on estimated distances traveled along a modeled transportation network.
NOTES: The data presented in this table exclude shipments from the following establishments classified in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) as: farms, forestry, logging, fisheries, construction, publishing, and crude petroleum production; households; governments; and most retail and service businesses. Also excluded are most imports and commodities shipped from a foreign location to another foreign destination that pass through the United States. Estimates are preliminary and may be revised.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey: United States Preliminary Report, Washington, DC: December 2003.