Freight Facts and Figures 2013
Table 2-3. Total Freight Moved by Distance Band: 2007
The largest percentage of goods movement occurs close to home. Approximately 50 percent of the weight and 40 percent of the value of goods were moved less than 100 miles between origin and destination in 2007. Less than 10 percent of the weight and 18 percent of the value of goods were moved more than 1,000 miles. Distance, as used in this publication, refers to the Great Circle Distance, which is commonly called "as-the-crow-flies."
|Distance Band (in miles)||Value||Weight||Ton-Miles|
|100 - 249||16||56||19||71||10||17|
|250 - 499||13||69||11||82||13||29|
|500 - 749||7||76||5||87||9||39|
|750 - 999||6||82||4||90||10||49|
|1,000 - 1,499||7||89||6||96||22||71|
|1,500 - 2,000||4||93||2||98||14||85|
U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Freight Management and Operations, Freight Analysis Framework, version 3.4, 2014.
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