Table 2-6 - U.S. Freight Shipments by Distance Shipped: 1993 and 1997

Table 2-6 - U.S. Freight Shipments by Distance Shipped: 1993 and 1997

(Commodity Flow Survey data only)

Distance shipped Value (constant $ billions) Tons (millions) Ton-miles (billions)
1993 1997P Change (%) 1993 1997P Change (%) 1993 1997P Change (%)
Less than 100 miles $2,527 $3,051 20.7 6,490 7,713 18.9 226 254 12.3
100-999 miles 2,981 3,420 14.8 2,833 3,337 17.8 1,492 1,743 16.8
1,000 miles or more 895 1,153 28.8 366 513 40.0 703 812 15.5
Total $6,402 $7,624 19.1 9,688 11,563 19.3 2,421 2,808 16.0

KEY: P = preliminary.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 1993 Commodity Flow Survey: United States, TC92-CF-52 (Washington, DC: 1995).

____. 1997 Commodity Flow Survey: United States Preliminary, EC97TCF-US(P) (Washington, DC: 1999).