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2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Washington

Value Weight
Summary

Total shipments originating in Washington $ 177,395 (millions) 259,594 (thousand tons)

Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.1 2.2

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Washington by Value Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Washington by Weight
Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
12.5 11.5
Mixed freight (43) Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17)
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment
8.0 6.6
(35) Wood products (26)
4.1 6.6
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) Cereal grains (02)
3.8 5.5
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) Fuel oils (18)
3.1
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 3.5
Other commodities 68.5 Other commodities 66.3
Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments from the State of Washington Inbound Shipments to the State of Washington
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
Washington 68.9 Washington 76.6 Washington 54.7 Washington 80.0
California 6.6 Oregon 14.4 California 9.3 Oregon 5.5
Oregon 6.2 California 2.9 Oregon 6.9 California 2.4
Idaho 2.0 Idaho 1.1 Texas 1.9 Minnesota 2.0
Texas 1.5 Montana 0.4 Ohio 1.4 Utah 1.1
Illinois 1.2 Illinois 0.4 Tennessee 1.2 Idaho 0.8
Other states 13.6 Other states 4.2 Other states 24.6 Other states 8.2
Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Washington

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 50.5 61.5
Air (including truck and air) S —
Rail 2.7 10.4
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 1.3 S
Pipeline* 2.9 9.3
Multiple modes** 11.1 0.9
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 10.3 0.2
Other and unknown mode 2.2 6.0
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Washington
Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 56.9 60.6
50 to 99 miles 7.8 19.5
100 to 249 miles 10.1 10.7
250 to 499 miles 3.1 1.8
500 to 749 miles 4.0 1.4
750 to 999 miles 3.5 2.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.8 1.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 5.8 1.4
2,000 miles or more 6.0 1.0
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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