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2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: South Carolina

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: South Carolina

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in South Carolina $ 155,619 (millions) 144,297 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.3 1.1

Commodity Shipments Originating in South Carolina by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
36 Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) 11.2
43 Mixed freight 11.1
24 Plastics and rubber 9.2
34 Machinery 8.7
30 Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather 7.7
Other commodities 52.1
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in South Carolina by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 20.2
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 15.2
26 Wood products 7.4
32 Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes 6.2
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 5.3
Other commodities 45.7
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of South Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
South Carolina 29.9
North Carolina 10.9
Georgia 8.4
Florida 6.1
Texas 4.3
Virginia 3.7
Other states 36.6
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
South Carolina 62.3
North Carolina 11.7
Georgia 8.1
Florida 1.9
Texas 1.4
Pennsylvania 1.3
Other states 13.2
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of South Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
South Carolina 27.7
North Carolina 11.9
Georgia 9.9
Texas 6.1
Tennessee 5.8
Florida 3.2
Other states 35.3
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
South Carolina 49.6
Kentucky 10.1
North Carolina 9.9
Georgia 7.3
Tennessee 3.1
Alabama 2.1
Other states 17.9
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in South Carolina

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 83.5
Air (incl truck and air) 0.8
Rail 3.6
Water S
Pipeline Z
Multiple modes 10.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 7.3
Other and unknown modes 1.6
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 88.7
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 7.0
Water S
Pipeline Z
Multiple modes S
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.2
Other and unknown modes 0.9
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in South Carolina

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 20.5
50 to 99 miles 10.1
100 to 249 miles 19.3
250 to 499 miles 18.2
500 to 749 miles 18.0
750 to 999 miles 6.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.3
2,000 miles or more 3.3
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 51.0
50 to 99 miles 13.1
100 to 249 miles 18.4
250 to 499 miles 7.7
500 to 749 miles 5.6
750 to 999 miles 2.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.2
2,000 miles or more 0.7
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in South Carolina

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.2
31-33 Manufacturing 59.6
42 Wholesale trade 28.5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.3
45431 Fuel dealers 0.2
4931 Warehousing and storage 9.2
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.9
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 21.7
31-33 Manufacturing 51.0
42 Wholesale trade 25.5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers 0.2
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.8
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.7
Total 100.0

* Estimate for pipelines exclude shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes
- = Represents data cell equal to zero.
S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
Z = Less than half the unit shown. Represents an estimate that is between zero and half the unit shown, thus, has rounded down to zero.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2010.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017