Table 4b. Export Shipment Characteristics by Export Mode of Transportation and Country of Destination: 2012 and 2007
(Estimates are based on data from the 2012 and 2007 Commodity Flow Surveys. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive)
|Export mode of transportation and country of destination||Value||Tons|
|Air (includes truck and air)||13,291||23,969||–44.5||172||108||59.2|
|Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier||16,162||14,801||9.2||174||238||–26.6|
|Air (includes truck and air)||5,617||3,987||40.9||70||51||37.7|
|Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier||3,851||1,875||105.4||26||32||–18.0|
|ALL OTHER COUNTRIES|
|Air (includes truck and air)||347,911||252,031||38.0||3,487||3,513||–0.7|
|Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier||0||40,617||–100.0||0||241||–100.0|
KEY: S = Withheld because estimate did not meet publication standards.
X = Not applicable.
(1) “Truck” as a single mode includes shipments that were made by only private truck or only for-hire truck.
(2) Estimates for pipeline exclude shipments of crude petroleum (SCTG 16).
(3) “Truck,” “Rail,” and “Pipeline” single-mode categories are not valid modes of transportation for export shipments to “All Other Countries.”
NOTES: Value-of-shipments estimates have not been adjusted for price changes. Appendix B tables provide estimated measures of sampling variability. The Introduction and appendixes give information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, sample design and definitions. Links to this information on the Internet may be found at <www.census.gov/econ/cfs>.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 Economic Census: Transportation Commodity Flow Survey, December 2014.