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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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REQUIREMENTS * YOU MUST BE AN EXPERIENCED LICENCED CUSTOMS BROKER * TOP PAY EXCELLENT ABOVE INDUSTRY BASE PAY and BONUS STRUCTURE. FREIGHT FORWARDING EXPERIENCE, CUSTOMS EXPERIENCE, IS A MUST AND REQUIRED! Do NOT apply otherwise!!! THIS JOB IS FOR THE EXPERIENCED CUSTOMS & IMPORT EXPORT PERSON WHO WANTS TO BUMP UP THEIR PAY STRUCTURE AND RECEIVE AND GIVE EXCELLENT SUPPORT THAT THE FREIGHT FORWARDI...
REQUIREMENTS * YOU MUST BE AN EXPERIENCED LICENCED CUSTOMS BROKER * TOP PAY EXCELLENT ABOVE INDUSTRY BASE PAY and BONUS STRUCTURE. FREIGHT FORWARDING EXPERIENCE, CUSTOMS EXPERIENCE, IS A MUST AND REQUIRED! Do NOT apply otherwise!!! THIS JOB IS FOR THE EXPERIENCED CUSTOMS & IMPORT EXPORT PERSON WHO WANTS TO BUMP UP THEIR PAY STRUCTURE AND RECEIVE AND GIVE EXCELLENT SUPPORT THAT THE FREIGHT FORWARDI...
STI-DAVDC-23 Engineering Senior Supervisor- Automotive A Surfaces- Livonia, MI Location: Livonia, MI Job Type: Permanent Job Summary: An Engineering Senior Supervisor is required by a major automotive supplier for leading a team of engineers in design and development of A-Surface. Responsibilities: Responsible for leading a small team of engineers focused on the design and development of A-surface...
HIRING INSTALLATION INSTALLERS: DENVER, CO. (NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED) WORKERS WILL LOAD APPLIANCES FROM WAREHOUSE TO TRUCK. Avg Pay Per Week: $975.00; Monday -Friday / Start time 5:00-8:00, PLEASE CALL FOR MORE DETAILS 1-800-325-5395 POSITION DETAIL: Delivery Installers begin their day in our warehouse helping to load their delivery truck for their route. During the day, they will make home deliver...
HIRING INSTALLATION INSTALLERS: DENVER, CO. (NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED) WORKERS WILL LOAD APPLIANCES FROM WAREHOUSE TO TRUCK. Avg Pay Per Week: $975.00; Monday -Friday / Start time 5:00-8:00, PLEASE CALL FOR MORE DETAILS 1-800-325-5395 POSITION DETAIL: Delivery Installers begin their day in our warehouse helping to load their delivery truck for their route. During the day, they will make home deliver...
This OTR position features up to .42 cpm (Based on Experience) and a flexible scheduling options.You will haul 95% no-touch freight and average 2,400 miles per week. Experienced truck drivers with 6 months experience Pay & Benefits Up to $50,000 per year (Based on Experience) Flexible scheduling available Paid orientation & training Paid vacation Medical, dental and vision insurance 401(k) savings...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
- Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean dri...
HIRING INSTALLATION INSTALLERS: HAYWARD, CA (NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED) WORKERS WILL LOAD APPLIANCES FROM WAREHOUSE TO TRUCK. Avg Pay Per Week: $1,090.00; Monday -Friday / Start time 5:00-8:00, PLEASE CALL FOR MORE DETAILS 1-800-325-5395 POSITION DETAIL: Delivery Installers begin their day in our warehouse helping to load their delivery truck for their route. During the day, they will make home deliv...
Seeking Individuals who have their own transportation(in good working condition) with minimal liability limits of (100,300,50). Must pass background check, drug screening and have clean driving record. Must have good communication skills. Must be very familiar with Chicagoland.Duties will include picking up and delivering packages to different clients. Good opportunity for retired, semi-retired, a...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
B O X Partners is a leading wholesaler of packaging, shipping & industrial supplies, serving a nationwide customer base. The company is an established organization with a record of fast pace growth within the packaging community. We have an immediate need for a Class “A” License Drivers in our Elgin, Illinois distribution center located at I-90 and Randall Road. The hours for this position are 10:...
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Dump Truck Drivers Needed (Concord area) 80 year trucking company hiring Class A/B Quad Axle/Tri Axle dump drivers. Minimum 2 years dump experience required, paid overtime after 40 hrs, paid holidays, paid vacation, health insurance, fuel bonus, safety bonus, 401k. Must have a current DOT physical and clean driving record. Please contact Kurt at 704-784-4677...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
CSS Staffing is seeking a warehouse/distribution center worker. Required: *2+ years’ experience working where lifting was required; ability to lift 35 pounds *Computer literate, fluent in English. *Able to use a pallet jack *HS Graduate or equivalent Prefer: *Military warehouse experience *1 year warehouse experience...
Drivers needed to haul Frac Sand in the warmer Texas climate. Fort Worth Texas based company is looking to hire frac sand drivers to haul in Texas. Booming Gas Business!! REQUIREMENTS: *Must have at least 1 year of recent consecutive class A Tractor/Trailer driving experience. *Must be willing to work a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time with 3 days home. Can stay out longer *Have fairly clean drivi...
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