PRODUCER PRICES OF FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

PRODUCER PRICES OF FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted): Air, Water, and Motor Freight

Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted): Pipeline and Railroad

Producer prices reflect prices charged to anyone, including consumers when the firm also serves as a retailer. Actual prices to users of transportation services will differ due to substitution between domestic and foreign markets, and substitution between user- and market-provided services.

Price Index (Jun-1993=100)    Sep-00       Sep-01   
Air transportation 145.0 151.8
Air transportation percent change from same month previous year 14.95  4.69
Water transportation 127.4 141.3
Water transportation percent change from same month previous year  8.27 10.94
Motor freight transportation and warehousing 121.2 123.6
Motor freight transportation and warehousing percent change from same month previous year  4.66  1.98
Pipelines, excluding natural gas 106.1 115.3
Pipelines, excluding natural gas percent change from same month previous year  4.17  8.69
Railroad transportation 103.5 105.0
Railroad transportation percent change from same month previous year  1.24  1.39

NOTES: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

Data from June 2001 to September 2001 are preliminary. The original data for the indices in this table have different base periods. For comparability, the indices have been adjusted to have a common base period (1993).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, available at: http://www.bls.gov/ppihome.htm?h3