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2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Florida

Value Weight
Summary

Total shipments originating in Florida $ 296,989 (millions) 455,084 (thousand tons)

Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.5 3.9

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Florida by Value Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Florida by Weight
Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment
14.7 18.0
(35) Gravel and crushed stone (12)
14.4 10.5
Mixed freight (43) Nonmetallic mineral products (31)
10.9 8.0
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) Natural sands (11)
6.3 7.9
Pharmaceutical products (21) Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17)
5.7
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4.5
Other commodities 48.0 Other commodities 51.1
Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments from the State of Florida Inbound Shipments to the State of Florida
Leading States by Value and Weight Leading States by Value and Weight
Percent of Percent of Percent of Percent of
State of destination value State of destination weight State of origin value State of origin weight
Florida 65.6 Florida 90.3 Florida 48.2 Florida 75.9
Georgia 4.0 Georgia 2.0 Georgia 7.3 Louisiana 5.0
California 3.2 South Carolina 0.7 California 5.1 Georgia 3.7
Texas 2.6 Alabama 0.7 North Carolina 3.1 Kentucky 2.4
New York 2.3 Texas 0.6 New York 2.9 Alabama 2.2
North Carolina 2.1 Ohio 0.5 Tennessee 2.6 Texas 1.4
Other states 20.2 Other states 5.2 Other states 30.8 Other states 9.4
Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Florida

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 76.3 79.4
Air (including truck and air) 3.7 —
Rail 2.3 S
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 0.1 S
Pipeline* 0.2 S
Multiple modes** 13.4 0.4
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 13.2 0.2
Other and unknown mode 4.1 2.0
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Florida
Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 38.5 70.0
50 to 99 miles 9.7 11.4
100 to 249 miles 15.5 9.4
250 to 499 miles 9.3 2.9
500 to 749 miles 4.3 1.7
750 to 999 miles 8.2 2.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 9.1 2.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.1 0.2
2,000 miles or more 4.3 0.5
Total 100.0 100.0

* Estimate for pipelines excludes shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water a nd Other multiple modes.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
- Represents data cell equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
NOTE: Data are estimates based on a sample and subject to error. See table on the next page for reliability estimates.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2005.

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