COMMODITY SHIPMENTS BY TRANSPORTATION MODE
Nebraska - 1993, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012                                    
  1993 1997 2002 2007 2012
Transportation Mode Value ($ mil) % of Total Tons (000) % of Total Value ($ mil) % of Total Tons (000) % of Total Value ($ mil) % of Total Tons (000) % of Total Value ($ mil) % of Total Tons (000) % of Total Value ($ mil) % of Total Tons (000) % of Total
All Modes $42,534 100.0% 97,992 100.0% $59,013 100.0% 120,354 100.0% $61,797 100.0% 101,684 100.0% $76,148 100.0% 161,358 100.0% $109,147 100.0% 146,474 100.0%
Single $38,837 91.3% 96,879 98.9% $51,398 87.1% 116,886 97.1% $52,888 85.6% 100,231 98.6% 63,621 83.5% 156,931 97.3% 99,298 91.0% 141,619 96.7%
Truck 34,181 80.4% 64,257 65.6% 47,289 80.1% 93,807 77.9% 49,569 80.2% 79,225 77.9% 56,836 74.6% 131,667 81.6% 81,467 74.6% 88,699 60.6%
  For-hire truck -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 35,074 56.8% 36,202 35.6% 36,669 48.2% 54,361 33.7% 55,616 51.0% 52,178 35.6%
 Private truck -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 14,408 23.3% 43,014 42.3% 17,167 22.5% S NC S NC 36,251 24.7%
Rail 4,223 9.9% 30,213 30.8% 3,521 6.0% 22,749 18.9% 3,015 4.9% 20,778 20.4% 6,618 8.7% 25,212 15.6% 17,436 16.0% 52,818 36.1%
Water S NA S NA S NA S NA S NA S NA NA NA NA NA NA NC NA NC
Air 1 155 0.4% 5 0.0% 543 0.9% S NA 293 0.5% S NA 153 0.2% 7 0.0% 395 0.4% S NC
Multiple 2 3,160 7.4% 307 0.3% 6,042 10.2% S NA 7,259 11.7% 179 0.2% 11,025 14.5% 3,193 2.0% 9,850 9.0% 4,855 3.3%
Parcel, USPS or courier 2,937 6.9% 149 0.2% 5,741 9.7% 187 0.2% 7,119 11.5% 162 0.2% 9,858 12.9% 818 0.5% 7,281 6.7% 128 0.1%
Truck and rail 216 0.5% 156 0.2% S NA S NA S NA S NA 1,147 1.5% 2,372 1.5% 2,564 2.3% 4,727 3.2%
Truck and water S NA S NA S NA S NA S NA S NA S S S S 4 0.0% 1 0.0%
Rail and water -- -- -- -- S NA S NA S NA S NA NA NA NA NA NA NC NA NC
Other multiple -- -- -- -- S NA S NA S NA S NA NA NA NA NA 0 0.0% NA NC
Other and Unknown 538 1.3% 806 0.8% 1,573 2.7% S NA 1,649 2.7% S NA 1,503 2.0% 1,234 0.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2012 Economic Census, Transportation - Commodity Flow Survey, 2014
S = Data do not meet publishing standards.
1 Includes truck and air.
2 Includes parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier.
Last Updated: 12/16/14
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov