Fact Sheet: The Rise Of E-Commerce

Quick and reliable shipping is important for the 122.5 million households and 7.5 million domestic businesses that rely on the U.S. transportation system to obtain goods and materials.

  • America’s trucks are an integral part of our economy. They transport 58 percent of the nation’s commercial freight tonnage, which is projected to increase 27 percent between 2016 and 2027.
  • We need a modern transportation system to ensure our shippers and deliverers can move America’s goods.