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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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Click here to view a video about this position. Overview: This part-time position is responsible for stocking and merchandising various products in retail accounts. Merchandisers ensure that all beverage sections, racks, and displays are completely filled according to CCBCC's standards. Schedule: Flexible Days 6AM until Completion Responsibilities include: Filling, merchandising and rotating ...
Click here to view a video about this position. Overview: This part-time position is responsible for stocking and merchandising various products in retail accounts. Merchandisers ensure that all beverage sections, racks, and displays are completely filled according to CCBCC's standards. Schedule: Approximately 20hrs per week. start time of 6am. Some holidays. Responsibilities include: Filling...
Click here to view a video about this position. REFRESH your career by joining our team as a Delivery Merchandiser! Overview: A Delivery Merchandiser is given the opportunity to become a part of our Direct Store Delivery (DSD) system. The Delivery Merchandiser will be responsible for delivering and unloading our products to customer locations on designated routes. This is a fast paced position ...
Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment is a family-owned and operated full-line truck equipment house. We carry a huge inventory of both body styles and chassis which enables us to meet even the tightest time frame requirements. Founded more than 50 years ago, Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment Companies now stands as one of the most respected full-line truck equipment houses in the industry. Leading deal...
Job Summary The Route Sales Representative builds business partnerships with customers and is dedicated to meeting their expectations and requirements. Obtains customer information by engaging in ongoing conversations with key decision makers first hand and utilizes the obtained information to improve the customer product offerings and services. Capitalizes on sales opportunities and focuses on a...
Are you searching for an opportunity to be a part of a team? Do you find it important to pay close attention to detail while still being able to meet production goals? If you are a team-oriented person who appreciates quality work and follows procedures then you have found the right position as a Seasonal Vehicle Service Attendant. If you think you have what it takes then apply with us to be a He...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reviews open sales orders, open purchase orders, open vendor claims, and open transfers. Reviews warehouse procedures and ensures proper warehouse safety procedures are followed. Consults with regional buyers and/or vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. Manages inventory, controls stock outs and reduces excessive ...
Position fills in for delivery drivers who are not available for their shifts (due to vacation, illness, etc.). Routes for the relief driver typically change day to day. Position delivers products to stores on an established or contingency route or via dynamic dispatch to customers including convenience and gas stores, small supermarkets, drug stores, across a wide variety of weather conditions. D...
Position drives a tractor/trailer truck to make long-distance pick-ups and deliveries of predominantly finished products or materials/supplies. Checks and/or assists in the loading/unloading of the trailer. Obtains proper authorization for all deliveries/pick-ups. Inspects vehicle for proper and safe operating conditions before and after each trip. Must maintain a DOT driver's log and adhere to al...
CLASS ‘A’ CDL DELIVERY DRIVER ARAMARK Uniform Services is a division of ARAMARK, a global leader in professional services. Since 1998, ARAMARK has consistently ranked as one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune. We currently provide uniform rental and uniform leasing services to more than 400,000 customer accounts nationwide from over 228 service locations and distribution centers acr...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability Position Overview Researches and orders equipment or parts from the most cost effective supplier. Processes returns, shipments, and credits on all equipment and parts. Responsibilities Enters al...
DOT Specialist The DOT Specialist is responsible for the driver qualification process as well as various fleet compliance duties for the company. This position works closely with other departments and field operations that will supply information/ determinations regarding compliance for drivers and fleet management. Responsibilities: Execute and monitor DOT compliance process for the company R...
Are you looking to work in a pet friendly environment? Do you have at least two years of experience working as a Purchasing Clerk? Are you ready to contribute to the growth and success of a company who is an industry leader in imaging solutions and veterinary ultrasound? If so we are seeking a Purchasing Clerk to join our client. Minimal requirements to perform the role of a Purchasing Clerk: PO...
Ideal candidates for this role will have 7-10 years of strategic sourcing and commodity management experience in steel and metal components (e.g. bearings, stampings, fabricated parts, powdered metal and springs), with the ability to work independently with potential to progress to a senior level. Unit/Department Description: Purchasing at Husqvarna is organized in several functions securing qua...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. In fact, only one in five can...
Our Client and leader in Alternative Power Generation are looking for a Sourcing Commodity / Procurement Manager in there Albany NY location. As the leader in there industry, they have the opportunity to develop new markets with cost effective power solutions that have commercial viability and a premier customer base. It is an exciting opportunity to work alongside the dedicated employees who are...

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