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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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Overview: At Sysco we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great product - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies Sysco. Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational fa...
Overview: At Sysco we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great product - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies Sysco. Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational fa...
ATK Aerospace Systems leads the industry in solid rocket propulsion systems, commercial and military aircraft, satellite components and subsystems, lightweight space deployables and solar arrays. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of our nation's capabilities in aerospace. ATK is currently recruiting for a Buyer position in our Clearfield, UT location. NOTE: This is a temporary project-lev...
Consolidated Metco (ConMet) is a leading manufacturer of components for the heavy truck industry. We design, engineer, and manufacture interior plastic components for the Heavy Truck market as well as aluminum castings, die castings, and proprietary wheel ends. SUMMARY: The Warehouse and Logistics Manager is responsible for the leadership of the warehouse and transportation processes for the com...
ATK Aerospace is the world's top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commercial aircraft structures. It also specializes in small and micro-satellites; satellite components and subsystems; lightweight space deployables and solar arrays; and low-cost, quick-to-market launch solutions; flares and decoys; and energetic materials and related technologies....
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 ...
Our client is currently seeking a DISTRIBUTION CENTER OPERATIONS MANAGER(2ND SHIFT). Top growing company 2nd Shift opening(3 PM to 11:30 PM) Will be managing 5 Supervisors and 75 hourlies Local candidates only. No relocation assistance offered The position is responsible for the Picking and Packing functions. Provides leadership and oversees daily operations, ensuring SOP’s and EHS policies ...
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 ...
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 ...
Support NRC’s 24/7/365 operations on emergency response, land service and maritime contracts or projects. Execution of fieldwork encompassed in marine services, industrial cleaning, UST removal, waste packaging and disposal, site demolition, emergency spill response and site cleanup projects while under no supervision. Execution of advanced skills in work associated with one or more of the skill...
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 ...
Dupre’ Logistics is currently seeking a Field Operations Supervisor—Crude Oil for our office in Carrizo Springs, TX to support our Site & Private Fleet Services business unit. Dupre’ Logistics, a $225mm leading edge logistics company, is grounded on a culture of solid core values that are “always forward thinking”. We focus on the safety of our team members, outstanding customer service, and prof...
The Carbon Black Manufacturing industry is a very solid, stable and mature market. It provides a solid place for career, growth and a safe community to raise a family. I've lived in Oklahoma and found the people to be genuine, friendly and caring. Immediate need for a Shipping Superintendent / Logistics Manager in a Manufacturing / Industrial Plant. SUMMARY: Your role will be to establish and e...
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Must be able to multi-task in various ways to include audible and visual cues from other team members; Attention to detail and focus on task/responsibilities is essential; Proavtive professional approach to duties; Submit a daily pass down with day shift Scheduling Coordinator; Attend Safety/Staff meetings once a month; Responsible for getting work timesheets int...
Dupre’ Logistics is currently seeking an Operations Manager for our office in Shreveport, LA to support our Energy Distribution Services business unit. Company Description Dupre’ Logistics LLC, a $225mm leading edge logistics company, is grounded on a culture of solid core values that are “always forward thinking”. We focus on the safety of our team members, outstanding customer service, and pro...
Accurately and timely pick, package and process customer orders Receive all in-bound product Put-away product into appropriate locations Perform cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy Perform other related duties as assigned Operate equipment, including reach truck, order picker, speed cart, and dock trucks Operate radio frequency units (RF’s) Count and multiply product, accurately Phys...
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Execute processes for purchasing and procuring aviation-related parts, tools, and materials at prices most economical to the company and in accordance with requested schedule and cost objectives; Follow prescribed company policies, departmental procedures and sound procurement practices to perform supply chain procurement activities; Resolve supplier performance and...
Position Summary: Responsible for ensuring the Division is in compliance with governmental entities’ laws, rules and regulations. Position will establish processes and systems to assure that the Division is in compliance nationally and internationally. Additionally, will be responsible for auditing these processes to assure company remains in compliance as laws, regulations and international cond...
Contract Courier / Route Driver Needed COMPANY: Henry Industries Henry Industries, Inc., a national 3rd party logistics, distribution centers, and 3rd party warehousing provider, is seeking contract drivers operating a box truck or other vehicle equipped with a lift gate and capable of carrying up to 8-12 pallets per delivery. Multiple routes with regular deliveries with varying volume orig...
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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