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90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Rhode Island

Value Weight
Summary

Total shipments originating in Rhode Island $ 16,017.6 - 26,052.4 (millions) 14,859.9 - 23,918.1 (thousand tons)

Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 - 0.3 0.1 - 0.2

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Rhode Island by


Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Rhode Island by Value Weight
Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
14.0 - 20.0 14.5 - 39.3
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17)
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment
7.1 - 16.3
(35) Gravel and crushed stone (12) 7.9 - 16.9
2.6 - 9.8
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 3.5 - 12.1
3.2 - 6.8 3.6 - 10.6
Mixed freight (43) Natural sands (11)
3.4 - 6.4 1.0 - 2.4
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) Miscellaneous manufactured products (40)
Other commodities (X) Other commodities (X)
Total (X) Total (X)

Outbound Shipments from the State of Rhode Island Inbound Shipments to the State of Rhode Island
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
Massachusetts 14.7 - 22.9 Rhode Island 42.5 - 55.5 Massachusetts 16.4 - 25.6 Rhode Island 48.6 - 66.4
Rhode Island 12.9 - 19.5 Massachusetts 26.5 - 37.5 Rhode Island 15.8 - 21.8 Massachusetts 9.1 - 15.1
New York 4.9 - 8.5 Connecticut 4.6 - 10.6 Connecticut 7.3 - 12.3 Connecticut 2.9 - 6.3
California 4.5 - 7.5 New York 0.4 - 1.8 New Jersey 2.8 - 8.4 New York 1.5 - 4.9
Connecticut 3.5 - 5.1 New Hampshire 0.3 - 1.7 New York 3.2 - 6.6 Pennsylvania 0.8 - 2.4
New Jersey 1.7 - 5.3 New Jersey 0.3 - 1.3 Pennsylvania 2.7 - 4.7 Ohio 0.4 - 2.8
Other states (X) Other states (X) Other states (X) Other states (X)
Total (X) Total (X) Total (X) Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Rhode Island

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight


Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 63.0 - 74.6 95.4 - 99.0
Air (including truck and air) 1.1 - 2.7 (NA)
Rail (NA) (NA)
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 18.4 - 30.4 0.5 - 1.1
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 18.3 - 30.3 0.5 - 1.1
Other and unknown mode 3.1 - 6.7 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Rhode Island


Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 25.6 - 37.2 72.9 - 85.9
50 to 99 miles 6.8 - 9.2 8.0 - 10.0
100 to 249 miles 9.1 - 14.7 2.7 - 4.3
250 to 499 miles 6.2 - 9.6 0.5 - 1.9
500 to 749 miles 6.8 - 11.8 0.5 - 2.1
750 to 999 miles 7.5 - 13.5 (NA)
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.6 - 7.6 0.5 - 1.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.2 - 4.8 0.1 - 0.5
2,000 miles or more 7.9 - 14.1 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

* 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.
(NA) Not available
(X) Not applicable

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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