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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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The Regional Manager of Maintenance is responsible for overseeing, advising, training, and monitoring multiple maintenance facilities in the Central Region, 5-7 facilities in Indiana and Illinois. This position works closely with Service Managers and Shift Supervisors and Lead Technicians on their staffing, customer retention, cost controls, achievement of objectives, and maintenance of all servic...
Req ID: 61787 Job Function: Internal Administration Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-time Contract Type: Regular Employment Job Level: Professional Sub-department: Office Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU_HO), United States Travel Required: 0% Start Date: 23/06/2014 The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Manage and coordinate Intermodal business while demonstrating excellence in all customer service functions within a designated region. Communicate effectively and professionally with customers, railroad representatives, operational personnel, customer personnel and management of all levels in regard to business needs; anticipate and facilitate...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: To perform thorough inspections and related tractor and body repairs while ensuring safety compliance with DOT requirements on equipment owned and/or operated by Swift Transportation in addition to Owner Operator equipment. Body / Chassis damage - Repair body damage on many different types of trucks/trailers owned and operated by Swift Complete...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Examine rail services; identify tracking and reporting criteria and devices to ensure timely identification/reporting of rail service disruptions and inconsistencies. Identify and provide practical solutions; work with designated personnel and railways to implement solutions in a timely, effective manner. Coordinate with railways to maintain st...
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. Assist in the diagnosis and repairs of the tractor/trailer fleet Assist in the completion of all necessary tags and work orders Assist in the moving of equipment in/out of the shop and around the yard Maintains a...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: To supervise the daily operations of the shop maintenance area by working directly with the technicians and assuring that they have the necessary skills, training and tools to perform their job. Assists and supervises technicians, including inspection and review of work to assure quality job performance, recommends training Assist in the diagno...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Provide training for Students to become licensed Commercial Drivers. Reviews student's driving skill-set, such as performing turns, backing, shifting, etc. Ensures students posses a basic knowledge in dealing with intersections, urban/rural areas, expressways, bridges, overpasses, etc. Instructs students in performing daily truck and trailer sa...
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. Performs proper diagnosis and repairs of the trailer fleet. Performs Minor/Major trailer damage repairs. Completes all necessary tags a...
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: 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: Perform Driver leadership and Planning functions for extended coverage shifts at larger terminal locations or in support of the Intermodal department (less than 50% planning) for assigned line of business. DRIVER LEADERSHIP: Fuel and route Drivers while promoting the safety of drivers. Dispatch drivers on pre-planned loads and complete all corr...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Leads and performs Customer Service functions regarding a specific or assigned number or assigned customers which could include regional, dedicated or National Accounts. Will work in conjunction with other internal departments to achieve territorial balance of capacity and freight while achieving high service levels. Will take total responsibil...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Lead all areas of compliance and safety for a fleet of 200+ drivers; assist leadership in maintaining compliance with company policies, Department of Transportation (DOT) and all other local, state and federal regulations. Observe and evaluate driver safety behaviors; determine recommendation for remedial training or disciplinary measures. Know...
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 diagnosis and repairs of the tractor/trailer fleet Perform the completion of all necessary tags and work orders Safely move equipment in/out of the shop and around the yard Maintains a clean and safe work...
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 diagnosis and repairs of the tractor/trailer fleet Perform the completion of all necessary tags and work orders Safely move equipment in/out of the shop and around the yard Maintains a clean and safe work...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Audit drivers' daily logs for accuracy and hours of service violations. Ensure drivers are in compliance with guidelines set fourth in section 395 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). Audit daily Driver's Record of Duty Status (RODS) to ensure compliance with FMCSR and Company policies/procedures to identify noncompliant or...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Provide planning support for designated area(s); ensure adherence to standard operating procedures (SOP). Utilize network balance capacity tools to determine location of trucks and available customer loads; tailor planning to meet area needs. Understand daily capacity needs/opportunities and pro-actively communicate to appropriate leadership. K...
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. Performs proper diagnosis and repairs of the trailer fleet. Performs Minor/Major trailer damage repairs. Completes all necessary tags a...
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