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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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CHShas a great opportunity in our Transportation Division. We are looking for 2 (two)Truck and Trailer MechanicsinRosemount, MN, to maintain our truck and trailer fleet. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and a customer service focus.Both individuals in this role may be working a schedule consisting of eitherThursday through Sunday, Wednesday through Saturday, o...
CHS / Farmers Alliancehas an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for anCustom Applicator.You will promote the proper use of crop protection products. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within CHS. You will: Apply crop protection products with a high clearance...
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CHShas an exciting opportunity in our Patron Equities department. We are looking for aPatron Equities Analystto join our growing team. You must be a detail-oriented, results-driven individual with a commitment to quality, accuracy and customer service. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are necessa...
Posting Date: 09-28-2014 Job Location: 6600 N Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33496 County: Palm Beach Job Id: 1133937 Responsibilities: The Sr Director, Merchandise and Inventory Planning, is responsible for managing the balance between financial plans, forecasts, Open-to-Buy at the company and division level across all channels (contract, retail, direct). This position manages the team that ...
CHShas an exciting opportunity in our Lubricants group. We are looking for aLab Technicianto join our growing team. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be detail oriented with strong decision making skills. You will: Analyze petroleum products in accordance with quality control methods and operate laboratory equipment using the approved testing procedure - ...
CHS / Northern Plains Aghas an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for an Applicator / Driver. Your primary duties from April through fall will be aCustom Applicator. You will promote the proper use of crop protection products. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobilit...
CHS / Southwest Grainhas an opportunity in our Ag Business Division. We are looking for anCustom Applicator / Driver.Your primary duties from April through fall will be a Custom Applicator . You will promote the proper use of crop protection products. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility w...
CHS / Name of Coophas an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for anApplicator / Driver. Your primary role from March through fall will be as a Custom Applicator. You will promote the proper use of crop protection products. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility wit...
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Job Description ** Open House 9/29 - 10/4 Please Call to Schedule Your Appointment ** LOCAL CDL-A JOB OPPORTUNITIES - HOME DAILY * DISPATCH FROM POTTSVILLE, PA * $900 PER WEEK AVERAGE + BENEFITS / LOCAL DELIVERY - HOME DAILY **$100.00 PREMIUM FOR WEEKENDS** * GOOD STEADY PAY / GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT / NO TOUCH FREIGHT * STEADY WORK & GUARANTEED WEEKLY PAY! APPLY NOW or CALL 610-683-3110 FO...
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