Freight Facts and Figures 2012
II. Freight Moved and International Trade
The American economy stretches across a continent with links to the world, drawing on natural resources and manufactured products from many locations to serve markets at home and abroad. More freight is moving greater distances as part of far-flung supply chains among distant trading partners.
FAF tables and figures in this edition are based on version 3.4 and include minor corrections to last year's report, which is based on version 3.2.