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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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Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: To prepare products for shipment. MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: 1. Maintains work station, ensuring all required shipping materials are stocked daily. 2. Verifies carton number, shipping weight and destination. 3. Follows standard operating procedure for scanning and labeling product. 4. Places completed parcels on pallet adhering to stacking and height requir...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Summary Super Micro Computer, Inc. is currently seeking a Buyer/Planner who is energetic and detail-oriented to support our fast growing organization. This position will be a member of the dynamic Purchasing team in the company’s headquarters located in San Jose, CA. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The Buyer/Planner’s responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Process purchase or...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
Who we are: Drive with Uber and make money for helping people get around your town. Come build upon those entrepreneurial skills of yours to make over $20-35/hour driving your own car. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash whether you’re working part time, going to school, or seeking out an entry-level gig. What you need to know: MAKE GOOD MONEY: Make $20-35/hr and over $1200/week. FLE...
$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS $12.25 an hour starting pay Increases after Training Period As a Satellite TV Technician / Installer at Southern Star DISH, you'll find more opportunities and career potential than anywhere else. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Do you enjoy physical indoor/outdoor work, talking with people, providing customer service and learning new technologies? Are you seeking an oppo...
Job Responsibilities: Embrace and promote the Frontgate philosophy and culture of high expectations Provide a legendary service experience to all of our customers. Promotes a positive environment for customers and associates trough respect and trust. Performs a variety of operational activities with include, but are not limited to; processing, labeling, and assembly of merchandise. In coordin...
Hampton Roads trucking company with established client base and experienced management staff has several openings for experienced OTR flatbed drivers. Minimum of 4 years flatbed experience preferred and clean driving record. New power units and trailers Company paid health insurance, holidays and paid time off Sign-on bonus (based on experience) Per mile rate from $0.45 - $0.52 (based on exper...
Description Position Summary: In this position you would meet and greet incoming customer truck drivers at our fuel island. The duties may consist of vehicle inspections, fueling and washing of vehicles, pick-up and delivery of vehicles and parts, tire changes, daily rental check in/out, parts pricing and stocking and facility maintenance. Candidate must be able to work in various weather elemen...
JOB TITLE: Associate II, Warehouse Operations- Full Time Night ShiftSHIFT: Sunday - Thursday 6:30p.m. - 2:30a.m. CST At Cardinal Health, we're developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities. Function: Operations Family: Warehouse Operations...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...

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