Table 17
Cost of Transportation Services by Commodity: 1992 and 1997

Table 17
Cost of Transportation Services by Commodity: 1992 and 1997

(Per dollar of commodity output at producers' prices)

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  Natural resources and mining Con-struction Manu-facturing Trade Utilities and commun-ications Services Othera
In-house truckb              
1992              
1992 procedure; 1992 classification 0.0419 0.0573 0.0084 0.0392 0.0022 0.0115 0.0007
1997 procedure; 1997 classification 0.0645 0.0912 0.0071 0.0559 0.0080 0.0133 0.0000
1997              
1997 procedure; 1997 classification 0.0634 0.1237 0.0094 0.0582 0.0058 0.0146 0.0000
For-hire truckc              
1992              
1992 procedure; 1992 classification 0.0102 0.0152 0.0151 0.0032 0.0019 0.0043 0.0014
1997 procedure; 1997 classification 0.0093 0.0155 0.0151 0.0028 0.0027 0.0038 0.0000
1997              
1997 procedure; 1997 classification 0.0090 0.0138 0.0154 0.0014 0.0033 0.0019 0.0022
Total transportation              
1992              
1992 procedure; 1992 classification 0.0629 0.0769 0.0355 0.0475 0.0184 0.0214 0.0053
1997 procedure; 1997 classification 0.0917 0.1112 0.0379 0.0644 0.0432 0.0228 0.0000
1997              
1997 procedure; 1997 classification 0.0953 0.1449 0.0414 0.0817 0.1000 0.0262 0.0063

NOTES:

a "Other" consists of government enterprise (except State and local government passenger transit) and other input-output special industries. See Ann M. Lawson et al., "Benchmark Input-Output Accounts for the U.S. Economy, 1992: Make, Use, and Supplementary Tables," Survey of Current Business, 1997, 77(11), pp. 58-62.

b In-house truck in 1992 also includes in-house bus operations as these two operations were estimated together in the 1992 TSAs.

c For-hire truck transportation in 1992 (under both the 1992 and 1997 classification) includes courier (except air courier) services. Courier services are not included in the 1997 estimate of for-hire truck transportation. For-hire truck transportation in 1992, under the 1992 procedure and 1992 classification, includes warehousing and storage.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.