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Logistics Industry Overview


The US and global logistics industries -– which are deeply interwoven -– enable all other industries to transport, store and distribute the raw materials and finished goods that comprise the world’s tangible economy. This information-intensive industry provides jobs in logistics for people with a command of innumerable details and the big picture of product life cycles and how systems can be designed and tweaked for maximum efficiency.

Internal logistics departments and third-party logistics services firms provide supply-chain management, managing inventories and warehousing, scheduling transportation, and performing quality control and many other functions. Top US-based third-party logistics providers include UPS Supply Chain Solutions, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Schneider Logistics, Expeditors International and Penske Logistics, according to SupplyChainBrain.

Logistics Job Market


Logisticians held 108,900 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Logistics jobs are expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Over the decade, 27,800 logistics job opportunities are projected to be created. Logistics-related occupations are also a source of logistics work. For example, there were more than 2.8 million material recording clerks in 2010 -- a number that’s projected to increase by more than 48,000 by 2020.

Supply and distribution systems have become more complex to maximize value. Therefore, logistics employment is expected to grow rapidly as companies hire experts to move products efficiently, solve problems and identify areas for improvement, according to the BLS. To meet the needs of the military, logistical and warehousing jobs in government and contracting firms are also expected to grow.

Among the most common job titles in logistics are logistics specialist, logistics coordinator, logistics planner, logistics engineer, logistics analyst, logistics director and warehouse logistics manager.

Logistics Salaries


Median annual wages for logisticians were $71,910 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The middle half of logisticians earned between $56,490 and $90,290, with the top 10 percent earning more than $110,000.
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Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Train student drivers ensuring they possess the skills to become a licensed commercial driver. Train student drivers on performing safety inspections relating to potential truck/trailer issues. Instruct functional driving skills such as performing turns, curves, backing, etc. Evaluate designated student drivers on a daily basis to determine whe...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Lead a fleet of drivers. Lead and retain a designated fleet of drivers. Lead a minimum fleet of 50 manned tractors; for Shuttle Driver Leaders only-lead a fleet of at least 40 daycabs/Over-The-Road (OTR) tractors. Establish a good working relationship with each driver. Work with planning personnel to obtain loads for their fleet and dispatches...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: To perform thorough inspections and related repairs on equipment owned or operated by Swift Transportation as directed by supervisor. Perform Preventative Maintenance Inspections to comply with DOT regulations Assist in the diagnosis and repairs of the trailer fleet Assist in the completion of all necessary tags and work orders Assist in the mo...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: To perform thorough inspections and related repairs on equipment owned or operated by Swift Transportation as directed by supervisor. Perform Preventative Maintenance Inspections to comply with DOT Regulations. Perform diagnostics and repairs of the trailer fleet (Body/Suspension). Responsible for complete trailer wreck rebuild. Responsible for...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Responsible for developing and utilizing carrier partnerships that allow Swift Logistics to best service customers through strategic movements and committed capacity; guide brokerage department on ways to best utilize carriers within the regional network. Usher carriers through Swift Logistics' carrier onboarding process and carrier programs, e...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Responsible for developing and utilizing carrier partnerships that allow Swift Logistics to best service customers through strategic movements and committed capacity; guide brokerage department on ways to best utilize carriers within the regional network. Usher carriers through Swift Logistics' carrier onboarding process and carrier programs, e...
The Route Sales Representative's (RSR) function is to effectively service all routed customers, provide pre-ordered products and to 'up-sell' additional products of interest. Each route and delivery day is unique and entails an average of 40-70 stops per day servicing residential, retail and commercial customers. The primary role of the RSR is to effectively service all customers in a safe and pro...
International Aerospace company is looking for a strong Supply Chain Compliance Specialist to oversee compliance in support of Supply Chain initiatives worldwide. Position includes reporting responsibilities to internal and external customers related to compliance and audit support. Is responsible for addressing operational needs and for ensuring and maintaining a fully compliant, and US governmen...
BARKSDALE, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Commodity Manager FLSAStatus: Exempt Date: March 12, 2014 Reports To: Director of Supply Chain Provides Direction To: Supply Chain Buyers/Planners _____________________________________________________________________________________ Job Summary: Responsible for executing the global supply chain strategy for assigned commodities and geographic locations. P...
Penn Power Group is currently seeking a Parts Delivery Driver. Responsibilities will include pulling, loading and delivering parts to our customers. Driver should be able to plan out routes in a cost effect manner and keep a tight schedule. Individuals considered for this position must have a clean driving record and a friendly, professional manner and the ability to lift 70lbs. A clean driving re...
BARKSDALE, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Shipping and Receiving Supervisor FLSA Status: Exempt Date: July 2014 Reports To: Materials Manager Provides Direction To: Warehouse and Shipping Team Job Summary: Under general supervision, organize, coordinate and supervise the daily operations and activities of the Shipping and ReceivingDepartment. Examples of Essential Functions: 1. Work with Sales an...
Adecco Staffing is assisting a local client in recruiting for a Janitor. This position will be responsible for maintaining premises and work areas of offices and industrial buildings. Uses janitorial supplies, maintains restroom areas and removes garbage. Works on assignments that are routine in nature where limited judgment is required. Normally receives detailed instructions on all work. 40 - ho...
For a Limited Time $500 Sign On Bonus!!!!! $250 After Successful Completion of Training and $250 After Successful Completion of Probation Period (90 Days) *Must Mention This Posting to Qualify for Sign On Bonus* We are searching for experienced CDL Permit with Passenger endorsement Driver Professionals who are interested in PARATRANSIT operations as well as those interested in launching a DRIVING...
City: Albertville State: Minnesota Postal/Zip Code: 55301 Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass. The Albertville, MN location has an immediate opening for a Ship...
Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the UK. Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. Major products are aluminum, copper, diamonds, energy (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt) and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant b...
Delivery Drivers / Couriers Partsfleet II is seeking professional, quality focused independent contractors/owner operators in the Minneapolis area for same day deliveries. Experience with a scanner is a plus. MUST OWN one of the following vehicles: covered pick-up, minivan or large SUV. Routes originate from Roseville and Lakeville. Routes leave at 8AM-6PM. Routes available 7 days a week deliverin...
Delivery Drivers / Couriers Scriptfleet is seeking professional, quality focused independent contractors/owner operators in the Daphne area for same day deliveries. Experience with a scanner is a plus. MUST OWN a car. Stat routes are available anytime; nights and weekends included. MUST be at least 21 years of age. MUST live in the area of Daphne, Spanish Fort or Fairhope. *MUST have excellent mot...
Drivers - independent Contractors with Car, Minivan, Cargo Van or SUV: Earn $100 - $300 per Day - NEMT Drivers for Various Locations COMPANY: RJH Couriers, LLC Courier company is seeking drivers to transport patients to non emergency medical appointments in Pontiac, Southfield, Livonia, Detroit and Macomb County. You earn $100-$300 per day. Shifts available days and afternoons (some evenings and w...
Full time employee route. Driver needed with Cargo Van COMPANY: REDLINE COURIER SERVICE Courier company needs Route driver. Driver will be preforming 100 stops daily within a 5mile radius. Prior UPS, FED EX, ONTRAC experience is a +. if you have the ability to fulfill this & are a fast worker please call us today. Excellent starting pay $18.00 40hr a week. Must have cargo van. Respond online today...
Driver - Independent Contractor needed with Box Truck COMPANY: Delivery Solutions LLC Courier company currently looking for on demand drivers for a rapidly growing company. TSA certification a plus but not necessary. currently looking for box & straight trucks with liftgate. Respond today for more information. Respond online today.​ Location: Albany, NY Type: Independent Contract Ad # : 8633 Vehic...
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