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2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Nebraska

Value Weight
Summary

Total shipments originating in Nebraska $ 61,797 (millions) 101,684 (thousand tons)

Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.7 0.9

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Nebraska by Value Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Nebraska by Weight
Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
21.2 29.8
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) Cereal grains (02)
11.4 19.0
Pharmaceutical products (21) Gravel and crushed stone (12)
7.6 8.8
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) Other agricultural products (03)
6.4 7.0
Machinery (34) Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04)
4.9
Cereal grains (02) Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4.9
Other commodities 48.5 Other commodities 30.5
Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments from the State of Nebraska Inbound Shipments to the State of Nebraska
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
Nebraska 33.6 Nebraska 66.5 Nebraska 39.5 Nebraska 58.9
Iowa 8.7 Texas 7.2 Iowa 8.0 Wyoming 10.4
Illinois 6.0 Iowa 3.8 Missouri 7.4 Iowa 6.4
Texas 5.4 Illinois 3.0 Illinois 4.7 Missouri 5.0
California 4.5 California 2.5 Indiana 4.1 Kansas 2.6
Michigan 3.6 Kansas 2.2 Kansas 3.8 Minnesota 2.2
Other states 38.2 Other states 14.8 Other states 32.5 Other states 14.5
Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Nebraska

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 80.2 77.9
Air (including truck and air) 0.5 —
Rail 4.9 20.4
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) — —
Pipeline* S S
Multiple modes** 11.7 0.2
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 11.5 0.2
Other and unknown mode 2.7 S
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Nebraska
Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 24.1 56.1
50 to 99 miles 8.6 8.7
100 to 249 miles 12.8 5.5
250 to 499 miles 15.3 9.7
500 to 749 miles 11.2 3.0
750 to 999 miles 9.9 7.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 18.2 9.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles — —
2,000 miles or more — S
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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