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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: Improve overall on-time service while optimizing profitability through identification and execution of service recovery on manageable late loads within our network. Pro-actively search potentially late loads; identify and determine alternative planning solutions and adjust planning as required to meet on-time delivery expectations. Ensure optim...
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: Provide support to the Credit Department in analysis, processing, and maintenance of customer credit limits, account information, and collections. Responsible for set up of new bill-to codes (billable accounts) in the Swift system, appropriate parent/child relationship connections with shipper, biller, analyst, sales assignment, and routine dat...
Description Job Description: Penske Logistics is looking for qualified CDL Class A truck drivers to join our team of over 3000 truck drivers who haul freight for some of the world's leading brands. This is a great opportunity to continue your truck driving career with one of the nation’s largest logistics companies. • Route/Activity – Truck drivers are responsible for delivering product to custome...
Description Position Summary: Penske Logistics is looking for warehouse associates to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant, outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment. Evening/night shift - Starting at either 3pm or 6pm Location is open Sunday - Friday Forklift & electric pallet jack experienc...
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Manages 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. Provide direction regardi...
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: 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 the negotiation, settlement and collection of significant amounts of money owed to the Company by other insurance companies, self-insured and/or individuals resulting from other's negligence with the goal of recovering the maximum dollar amount per claim owed to Swift. Develop all subrogation theories of liability while ensuring...
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: 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: 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: 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: Assist the Extended Coverage Team, answer the terminal telephone and assist with a variety of administrative duties. May also perform Gate Controller functions depending on the size and/or set-up of the terminal. Control gate operations. Assist drivers (distribute various supplies). Monitor and respond to system messages correctly. Run and dist...
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. 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 issue parts and supplies to the technicians in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible. Issues purchase orders per company guidelines to approved parts suppliers. Ensures parts are purchased from the lowest cost provider. Stocks parts and issues parts to technicians and Swift drivers when needed. Delivers parts to designated ba...
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: 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...

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