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Freight in America

Freight in America

Freight in America

January 2006

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Acknowledgments   HTML
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Executive Summary — The Bottom Line   HTML
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The Nation's Freight   HTML
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The Geography of U.S. Freight Shipments   HTML
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U.S.-International Freight Shipments   HTML
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Appendix A   HTML
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Appendix B   HTML
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References   HTML
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List of Tables        
Table 1 - Commercial Freight Activity in the United States by Transportation Mode: 2002   HTML
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Table 2 - Major Elements of the U.S. Freight Transportation System: 2002   HTML
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Table 3 - Modal Breakdown of Composite Estimates of U.S. Commercial Freight: 2002   HTML
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Table 4 - Percent Shares of the Sectors Covered in the Composite Estimates of U.S. Commercial Freight: 2002   HTML
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Table 5 - Freight Shipments by Two-Digit Commodity: 1997 and 2002   HTML
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Table 6 - Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Mode of Transportation: 2002   HTML
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Table 7 - Hazardous Material Shipment by Hazard Class and Mode of Transportation: 2002   HTML
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Table 8 - Freight Shipments by Shipment Weight: 1993 and 2002   HTML
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Table 9 - Number of Vehicles, Aircraft, Railcars, and Vessels   HTML
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Table 10 - Commodity Flow Survey Shipments by Transportation Mode: 1993 and 2002   HTML
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Table 11 - Value Per Ton of U.S. Freight Shipments by Transportation Mode: 2002   HTML
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Table 12 - U.S. Rail Carload and Intermodal Commodity Shipments: 2002   HTML
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Table 13 - Tons of Coal for Top Railroads Originated by State: 2003   HTML
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Table 14 - Tons, Ton-Miles, and Length of Haul of U.S. Domestic and International Maritime Freight: 1980-2003   HTML
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Table 15 - Top 10 U.S. Maritime Container Ports: 1995-2004   HTML
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Table 16 - U.S. Pipeline Ton-Miles: 1980-2003   HTML
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Table 17 - Air Carrier Revenue Freight Ton-Miles and Passenger-Miles: 1980-2004   HTML
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Table 18 - Value and Weight of Outbound and Inbound Commodity Flows by State: 2002   HTML
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Table 19 - Interstate Commerce as Share of Shipments by State of Origin: 2002   HTML
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Table 20 - Truck Shipments as Share of Total Value of All Shipments Originating in State: 2002   HTML
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Table 21 - Interstate Truck Shipments as Share of All Truck Shipments Originating in State: 2002   HTML
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Table 22 - Top 15 U.S. Trading Partners by Value of Merchandise Trade: 2004   HTML
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Table 23 - Top 5 U.S. Land Ports by U.S.-NAFTA Border Crossings: 2004   HTML
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Table 24 - Top 25 U.S. Freight Gateways, Ranked by Value of Shipments: 2004   HTML
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Table 25 - U.S. Maritime Freight Gateways, Ranked by Value and Weight: 2003   HTML
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Table 26 - Comparison of Estimates of U.S. Total Commercial Activity for 2002   HTML
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List of Figures        
Exhibit A - Sectors Included in the National Freight Composite Estimates   HTML
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Figure 1 - Breakdown of the National Freight Composite Estimates by Data Source and Mode: 2002   HTML
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Figure 2 - Average Length of Haul by Major Commodity Group: 2002   HTML
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Figure 3 - U.S. Freight Shipments by Distance Shipped: 1993 and 2002   HTML
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Figure 4 - Value Per Ton of Shipments by Distance Shipped: 1993 and 2002   HTML
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Figure 5 - Growth in U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles: 1980-2004   HTML
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Figure 6 - Growth in U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1980-2004   HTML
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Figure 7 - Number of Commercial Trucks on U.S. Highways: 1980, 1990, 2003   HTML
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Figure 8 - Truck Vehicle-Miles Traveled on U.S. Highways: 1980-2003   HTML
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Figure 9 - Tonnage of Inbound and Outbound Rail Shipments: 2003   HTML
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Figure 10 - U.S. Air Freight Domestic and International Revenue Ton-Miles: 1980-2004   HTML
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Figure 11 - Rail-Truck Intermodal Traffic in the United States: 1980-2004   HTML
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Figure 12 - Air Freight Handled by the Top Three All-Cargo Carriers at their Hubs: 2004   HTML
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Figure 13 - Value of Freight Shipments by State of Origin: 2002   HTML
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Figure 14 - Distribution of CFS Shipments from Los Angeles Metropolitan Area: 2002   HTML
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Figure 15 - Interstate and Intrastate Flows as Share of Outbound Shipment Value by State: 2002   HTML
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Figure 16 - Modal Shares of U.S. Trade with Canada and Mexico by Value and Weight: 2004   HTML
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List of Boxes        
Box A - The New National Freight Composite Estimates   HTML
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Box B - How the 2002 National Freight Composite Estimates Were Derived   HTML
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Box C - Interpreting Shipment Value and Tonnage Data in the Composite Estimates   HTML
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Box D - Interpreting Value, Tons, and Ton-Miles in the Commodity Flow Survey   HTML
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End Notes   HTML
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Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017