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

Table 3-6: Truck Shipments from Virginia 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) 389 60,576
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 3,500 13,663
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,741 13,106
Wood products (26) 3,781 12,625
Coal (15) 236 11,688
Fuel oils (18) 1,196 6,853
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4,607 5,464
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 1,151 3,375
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 760 3,321
Alcoholic beverages (08) 2,647 3,205
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 2,189 3,124
Fertilizers (22) 441 2,939
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 3,745 2,514
Waste and scrap (41) 269 2,341
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 2,390 2,327
Mixed freight (43) 4,411 2,289
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 4,428 2,260
Printed products (29) 3,512 1,927
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 1,892 1,914
Other agricultural products (03) 1,947 1,810
All other commodities 57,687 39,258
Total, all commodities 102,919 196,579

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.