Table 5-2 Economic Characteristics of Transportation and Warehousing Establishments in Freight-Dominated Modes: 2007 and 2012
|NAICS||Establishments||Revenue (millions of current $)||Payroll (millions of current $)||Paid Employees|
|Transportation and warehousing, Total||219,706||213,805||639,916||732,975||173,183||183,875||4,454,383||4,316,392|
|Support activities for transportation||42,130||42,498||86,596||104,195||24,579||28,395||608,385||616,048|
|Couriers and messengers||13,004||13,667||77,877||71,081||20,431||21,138||557,195||534,234|
|Warehousing and storage||13,938||14,444||21,921||28,969||25,526||28,103||720,451||714,358|
KEY: NA = not available; NAICS = North American Industry Classification System.
NOTES: Total includes air transportation, transit and ground passenger transportation, and scenic and sightseeing transportation. Data are for establishments in which transportation is the primary business. Data exclude transportation provided privately, such as trucking organized "in-house" by a grocery company. Data are not collected for rail transportation or for governmental organizations even when their primary activity would be classified in industries covered by the Economic Census. For example, data are not collected for publicly operated buses and subway systems.
SOURCES: 2007: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census, Transportation and Warehousing, United States (Washington, DC: 2010), available at www.census.gov/econ as of July 2015; 2012: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2012 Economic Census, Transportation and Warehousing, United States (Washington, DC: 2014), available at www.census.gov/econ as of July 2015.