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Freight Shipments by Commodity

Weight and Value of Freight Shipments by Commodity: 2017

CommodityWeight
(thousands of tons)
Value
(millions of current dollars)
01 – Live animals and fish106,300171,679
02 – Cereal grains1,237,802152,208
03 – Other agricultural products593,029402,778
04 – Feed and products of animal origin336,845125,481
05 – Meat and seafood105,922376,886
06 – Milled grain products122,956169,726
07 – Other prepared foodstuffs680,125712,191
08 – Alcoholic beverages109,634207,768
09 – Tobacco products2,97579,258
10 – Building stone39,4267,025
11 – Natural sands711,63613,110
12 – Gravel and crushed stone1,953,00323,726
13 – Other nonmetallic minerals188,47820,034
14 – Metallic ores101,63921,958
15 – Coal830,54935,941
16 – Crude petroleum1,037,112331,371
17 – Gasoline, kerosene, and ethanol1,206,677626,475
18 – Diesel and other fuel oils980,285460,546
19 – Other fossil fuel products2,259,195720,353
20 – Basic chemicals361,434317,555
21 – Pharmaceutical products22,1011,097,252
22 – Fertilizers161,41156,177
23 – Chemical products and preparations125,685392,067
24 – Plastics and rubber247,032689,475
25 – Logs and wood in the rough322,91818,136
26 – Wood products428,030226,169
27 – Pulp, paper, and paperboard171,064168,561
28 – Paper or paperboard articles82,350138,973
29 – Printed products35,013126,429
30 – Textiles and leather66,691623,900
31 – Nonmetallic mineral products1,103,261280,640
32 – Metal in basic shapes319,907442,649
33 – Articles of metal147,369455,605
34 – Machinery119,3881,051,707
35 – Electronics90,9771,583,827
36 – Motorized and other vehicles211,0231,574,993
37 – Other transportation equipment17,471381,720
38 – Precision instruments15,088463,440
39 – Furniture73,630396,647
40 – Miscellaneous manufactured products103,873781,904
41 – Waste and scrap603,50086,407
43 – Mixed freight390,1261,487,759
99 – Unknown1,354377
Total (All Commodities)17,824,28117,500,885


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SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Federal Highway Administration, Freight Analysis Framework, version 4.5, 2019.

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Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2019