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2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Maryland

Value Weight
Summary

Total shipments originating in Maryland $ 121,356 (millions) 165,399 (thousand tons)

Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.4 1.4

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Maryland by Value Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Maryland 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
9.9 7.2
(35) Nonmetallic mineral products (31)
8.7 3.9
Mixed freight (43) Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07)
5.3 3.2
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32)
4.9 2.7
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23)
3.8
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1.0
Other commodities 67.4 Other commodities 82.0
Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments from the State of Maryland Inbound Shipments to the State of Maryland
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
Maryland 38.1 Maryland 66.8 Maryland 30.5 Maryland 58.6
Virginia 13.5 Virginia 10.2 Tennessee 9.0 West Virginia 13.4
Pennsylvania 10.5 Pennsylvania 6.0 Pennsylvania 8.4 Pennsylvania 9.2
New Jersey 6.1 Delaware 3.1 Virginia 6.7 Virginia 5.0
New York 4.3 District of Columbia 2.0 New Jersey 6.5 New Jersey 1.7
District of Columbia 2.7 New Jersey 1.5 California 3.8 Ohio 1.3
Other states 24.8 Other states 10.4 Other states 35.1 Other states 10.8
Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Maryland

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 85.7 94.9
Air (including truck and air) 0.9 —
Rail 1.3 2.7
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) S S
Pipeline* — —
Multiple modes** 8.6 0.3
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 8.2 0.2
Other and unknown mode 3.5 0.8
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Maryland
Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 47.2 77.0
50 to 99 miles 11.3 8.0
100 to 249 miles 18.1 8.2
250 to 499 miles 9.4 3.6
500 to 749 miles 5.0 1.9
750 to 999 miles 3.3 0.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.2 0.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.9 —
2,000 miles or more 2.6 0.4
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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