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2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Wisconsin

Value Weight
Summary

Total shipments originating in Wisconsin $ 217,451 (millions) 229,502 (thousand tons)

Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.6 2.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Wisconsin by Value Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Wisconsin by Weight
Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
13.4 24.9
Mixed freight (43) Gravel and crushed stone (12)
11.8 11.8
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) Cereal grains (02)
10.8 8.7
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07)
7.9 3.6
Machinery (34) Wood products (26)
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment
5.8
(35) Mixed freight (43) 3.5
Other commodities 50.3 Other commodities 47.5
Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments from the State of Wisconsin Inbound Shipments to the State of Wisconsin
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
Wisconsin 34.2 Wisconsin 56.0 Wisconsin 40.7 Wisconsin 51.6
Illinois 10.5 Illinois 11.6 Illinois 10.3 Illinois 9.8
Michigan 6.5 Minnesota 4.4 Ohio 8.4 Wyoming 9.2
Minnesota 5.1 Ohio 3.8 Minnesota 5.5 Montana 5.4
Texas 4.1 Michigan 2.3 Michigan 3.7 Minnesota 4.1
California 3.9 Indiana 1.6 California 3.4 Iowa 2.7
Other states 35.7 Other states 20.3 Other states 28.0 Other states 17.2
Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0 Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Wisconsin

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 79.2 74.0
Air (including truck and air) 0.9 —
Rail 1.9 16.5
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) S S
Pipeline* S S
Multiple modes** 13.8 1.1
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 10.3 0.3
Other and unknown mode 3.5 3.9
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Wisconsin
Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 22.1 45.2
50 to 99 miles 12.3 13.7
100 to 249 miles 16.9 12.6
250 to 499 miles 16.2 12.5
500 to 749 miles 10.9 4.8
750 to 999 miles 11.5 7.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 4.6 1.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 5.3 1.5
2,000 miles or more S 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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