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Transportation Annual Survey
   Overview
The U.S. Census Bureau provides national estimates of revenue and vehicle fleet inventories for commercial motor freight transportation and public warehousing service industries in the Transportation Annual Survey (TSA). TSA covers companies that provide commercial motor freight transportation and public warehousing services. These companies fall under three categories of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS 484 (Truck Transportation), NAICS 492 (Messengers and Couriers), and NAICS 493 (Warehousing and Storage). Data collected include operating revenue by source, percentage of motor carrier freight revenue by commodity type, weight of shipments handled, length of haul, and country of origin and destination of shipment, and vehicle fleet inventory.

Available data series include 1) national estimates of revenue and vehicle fleet inventories for commercial motor freight transportation and public warehousing service industries and 2) freight characteristics such as percentage of motor carrier freight revenue by commodity type, weight of shipments handled, length of haul, and country of origin and destination of shipment

Visit Transportation Annual Survey.
   Coverage
The survey covers companies that provide commercial motor freight transportation and public warehousing services in the U.S.
   Availability
 
 
First Year1982
Last Year2000
FrequencyAnnual
 
   Summary Tables
 
   National Transportation Statistics
 
Total Operating Revenues by Mode
Truck Profile
 
   Related Links
 
Commodity Flow Survey
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Motor Carrier Management Information System Catalog (MCMIS)
 
 
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Data Provider OfficeEconomic Programs
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