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Transportation Employment Information


Transportation Industry Overview


More than 8.6 million Americans work in transportation jobs, including more than 3 million truck drivers who move raw materials and finished goods around the nation. Long-haul truck driver is the most common job in transportation. Tractor-trailer drivers work in tandem with route planners, traffic dispatchers and traffic managers. Delivery truck drivers distribute cargo in a limited area.

Transportation Job Types


Long-haul truck drivers transport goods between cities and states, typically in trucks weighing more than 26,000 pounds. Self-employed tractor-trailer drivers are called owner-operators.

Delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers deliver merchandise to stores or customers’ homes typically in one region or urban area. They drive trucks of 26,000 pounds or less.

Traffic dispatchers organize where truck drivers go. They stay in touch with the drivers, give them assignments, share traffic information and maintain tracking logs.

Traffic managers analyze data, work with vendors and set policies to help their companies efficiently deliver goods and maximize profits.

Transportation Education and Certifications


To get a delivery truck driver job or driver/sales job, you’ll need a high school diploma or GED, plus on-the-job training. To advance and find transportation job opportunities as a long-haul tractor-trailer driver, you’ll need a few years of related driving experience as well.

Pursuing a transportation career as a traffic manager requires a bachelor’s degree, but some companies will hire someone with an associate’s degree and several years of experience.

States have special license requirements or tests for truck drivers whose jobs involve hazardous material, tankers, and double- or triple-trailer trucks.

Transportation Job Market


Transportation employment for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is expected to increase 21 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average occupation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Light truck/delivery truck driver employment will increase 15 percent during that period, about average for all occupations, while driver/sales worker jobs will grow 10 percent, the BLS reports.

Transportation Salaries


The median salary for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers was $37,930 in May 2011, according to the BLS. Dispatchers earned median salaries of $35,200. Light truck and delivery services drivers earned a median of $29,080. Driver/sales workers made $22,770.
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Monday - Friday 1:00 PM Start Time Are you ready to join a great warehouse team? If you answered YES!, then Coca-Cola Refreshments wants YOU. We are seeking individuals to pull various Coca-Cola products from our warehouse to build specific orders onto pallets. We are looking for individuals that ENJOY working in a fast pace warehouse. Responsible for pulling orders based on pick ticket to accur...
Responsible for delivering product and filling vending machines at all points of availability within established accounts. Collects and is accountable for money. - Check accuracy and stability of the load. - Deliver product and fill vending equipment. - Restock machine to proper level, maintaining accurate in stock levels. - Invoice and collect monies. - Secure company assets. - Maintain mac...
Are you ready to join a great warehouse team? If you answered YES!, then Coca-Cola Refreshments wants YOU. We are seeking individuals to pull various Coca-Cola products from our warehouse to build specific orders onto pallets. We are looking for individuals that ENJOY working in a fast pace warehouse. Responsible for pulling orders based on pick ticket to accurately build orders for loading onto ...
Are you ready to join a great warehouse team? If you answered YES!, then Coca-Cola Refreshments wants YOU. We are seeking individuals to pull various Coca-Cola products from our warehouse to build specific orders onto pallets. We are looking for individuals that ENJOY working in a fast pace warehouse. Responsible for pulling orders based on pick ticket to accurately build orders for loading onto d...
Responsible for maintaining product availability and merchandising products at all designated accounts. Responsible for keeping inventory records and writing replenishment orders on designated weekend accounts (or other possible exceptions). Responsible for the data entry and transmission of written orders. Job responsibilities also include open communication between Merchandising Supervisor, Acco...
The Fleet Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the daily operations of the Fleet Maintenance department within the designated area along with ensuring that all Fleet equipment is maintained in a safe and serviceable manner. • Job Responsibility (Corporate) Ensure that preventative maintenance programs are being followed at all locations. • Performs quality control audits. • Ensures ...
Responsible for the effective and efficient distribution of product and management of drivers within a specific territory. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Ensure adherence to delivery standards, efficiencies and regulatory requirements. - Manages drivers' delivery schedule and hours worked. - Establish and maintain positive customer relationships, resolving customer issues. - ...
Responsible for the delivery, installation, and set up of all equipment and products required for special events. - Deliver, set up, break down trailers, equipment and product for special events. - Clean and maintain special events vehicles, trailers, and equipment. - Meet customer service expectations through daily communication, problem resolution, and appropriate follow up. - Fill in for other ...
Are you ready to join a great warehouse team? If you answered YES!, then Coca-Cola Refreshments wants YOU. We are seeking individuals to pull various Coca-Cola products from our warehouse to build specific orders onto pallets. We are looking for individuals that ENJOY working in a fast pace warehouse. Responsible for pulling orders based on pick ticket to accurately build orders for loading onto d...
Manages warehouse supervisory personnel and warehouse functions. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Supervise warehouse the daily activities of the warehouse. - Schedule warehouse team members to meet the demands of the facility. - Allocate necessary space for stock rotation. - Assist and maintain appropriate inventory levels and product loss control. - Oversee shipping and recei...
Are you ready to join a great warehouse team? If you answered YES!, then Coca-Cola Refreshments wants YOU. We are seeking individuals to pull various Coca-Cola products from our warehouse to build specific orders onto pallets. We are looking for individuals that ENJOY working in a fast pace warehouse. Responsible for pulling orders based on pick ticket to accurately build orders for loading onto d...
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Responsible for performing routine clerical duties in accordance with standard administrative office procedures. - Perform data entry. - File and perform other clerical duties. - Distribute routine correspondence, including mail and faxes. - Copy, bind, and distribute business reports and presentations. - Purchase, receive and stock office supplies. - Lift and move various size packages. Clerk Sc...
ATK Aerospace Systems leads the industry in solid rocket propulsion systems, satellite components and subsystems, lightweight space deployable and solar arrays. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of our nation's capabilities in space. ATK has the people, strategy, agility, and products to thrive in a highly dynamic national security and space environment. If you are a dynamic, successful, d...
Responsible for warehouse inventory maintenance and reconciliation on a daily basis. - Count all full goods and raw materials in the warehouse on a daily basis, manually or using a handheld scanner. - Research and reconcile daily inventory variances. - Reconcile the daily, monthly, and annual inventory to the SAP computer system. - Identify and report close dated product. - High school diplom...
Responsible for maintaining inventory at maximum levels; supervisory or lead functions required. - Count and reconcile daily inventory. - Monitor and track syrup usage in production runs. - Reconcile and confirm daily production orders. - Track and report efficiencies and yields associated with inventory/production. - Reconcile raw materials, all sales loads, and track/report in breakage, dam...
Responsible for assisting with delivery and merchandising of products. Looking for candidates that are interested in acquiring a CDL CLASS A License to become a Coca-Cola Driver. - Assist driver. - Unload, merchandise, display and rotate products according to company standards. - Maintain customer relationships. - Pick up company property. - High School diploma or GED preferred. - 0 to 1 ye...
Responsible for the effective and efficient distribution of product and management of drivers within a specific territory. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Ensure adherence to delivery standards, efficiencies and regulatory requirements. - Manages drivers' delivery schedule and hours worked. - Establish and maintain positive customer relationships, resolving customer issues...
Responsible for maintaining inventory at maximum levels; supervisory or lead functions required. - Count and reconcile daily inventory. - Monitor and track syrup usage in production runs. - Reconcile and confirm daily production orders. - Track and report efficiencies and yields associated with inventory/production. - Reconcile raw materials, all sales loads, and track/report in breakage, dam...

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