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

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Tennessee 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) 392 69,153
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 3,036 25,888
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 2,937 12,522
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 8,238 10,520
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 6,128 5,904
Wood products (26) 2,722 4,765
Fuel oils (18) 914 4,510
Waste and scrap (41) 674 3,942
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 1,762 2,824
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 3,415 2,765
Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) (36) 11,795 2,534
Plastics and rubber (24) 8,201 2,526
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 585 2,505
Basic chemicals (20) 2,401 2,149
Articles of base metal (33) 4,941 2,146
Machinery (34) 13,796 2,002
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 2,399 1,976
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 492 1,928
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 3,616 1,738
Printed products (29) 6,615 1,686
All other commodities 55,386 23,942
Total, all commodities 140,445 187,925

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified.

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.