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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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Dockworkers Join the leading LTL team! Con-way Freight has built some great work/home life job opportunities: great wages, and plenty of home time. We are experiencing tremendous growth in the Bismarck, ND area. You will assist in the loading, unloading and movement of freights using your hands, a pallet jack, or forklift. Lifting is required. You must be able to work outdoors (on the dock) all ye...
Needed for FT (40 hrs.) shag/spotting positions at plant in Crete, NE. $13/hr. to start. Full company benefits. At least 21 yrs. old, Class A CDL, 6 months OTR experience, clean record. 888-445-1653....
Delivery, shipping/receiving, & other duties. Req HS grad / GED or equiv work exp, valid Driver's lic, good driving record, able to lift up to 70 lbs, able to read / understand maps, follow directions & strong commpl sklls. Post-offer physical req. Employee owned & EEO co. Apply to: Inland Truck Parts Co. Attn: Adam; 5301 Alvo Rd; Lincoln NE 68514 Fax 402-464-0371; or e-mail : recruit17@inlandtruc...
DRIVER Class B CDL , good work ethic and medical card required. Apply at 6201 N 70th...
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Driver Needed Class B with hazmat. FT with Benefits. DMV print out req. Apply at: Barnes Welding Supply 5150 Rosedale Hwy. Bakersfield, CA...
Seasonal Warehouse Driver needed in Lubbock to operate truck with capacity under 23 tons to transport packaged chemicals within 150 mile radius. No overnights. Job requirements: 3-6 months verifiable driving experience; 21 years of age; Current Class B CDL license with airbrakes/HAZMAT endorsements; Favorable DOT physical required Negative-result drug test. To apply:
Company Confidential Lubbock, TX, 79401
DEDICATED TRANSPORT HazMat Tanker Driver Needed Immediately- Class A with HazMat Endorsement Fantastic Opportunity for Well-Qualified Liquid Bulk Tanker Driver Liquid bulk tank truck runs originating from our customer's Casper (Mills), WY facility to sites in Wyoming, Colorado, Montana and Utah As a Dedicated Transport driver you will enjoy the following: A Highly-Competitive Pay Structure: * Long...
Bosch Thermotechnology Corporation is a leading international manufacturer of products for indoor climate control through heating and cooling, and for domestic hot water production. Your Responsibilities - Responsible for demand planning for one or more product groups based on sales forecast and historic sales figures - Set planning parameters of associated products of product groups - Replenishme...
Allegheny Contract Flooring seeks to employ a full time warehouse position. Qualified candidate is responsible for warehouse operation and truck deliveries. Position entails the following: · Forklift operation with carpet boom · Shipping and Receiving · Operation of small box truck · Data entry for accurate receiving of flooring materials · Timely loading and deliveries to numerous job sites · Inv...
The Transportation Manager is responsible for the overall management of one or more Dedicated Contract services (DCS) accounts within a geographic region. The Account Manager looks to optimize the company's assets by monitoring revenue and costs through effective P&L analysis. Other essential duties include building and maintaining customer satisfaction through problem solving, communication and r...
Master Planner PCB Piezotronics, Inc. is a global leader in the manufacture of piezoelectric and strain gauge sensors. The Company’s pleasant working conditions, world-class benefits package, and investment into employee career development and advancement create a spirit of enthusiasm that provides PCB with a competitive edge. We are currently growing and are in need of a Master Plannerin our corp...
Job Purpose: Delivers items to customers by verifying orders; inventorying stock; arranging transportation by usng load boards and Ms office system. Duties: * Organizes item orders by editing for price, promotions, weight compliance. * Arranges shipments by checking stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating delivery requirements; placing and expediting orders. * Ships items by examining it...
J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services® (DCS) specializes in the design, development, and execution of customized supply chain solutions. We help our customers move their freight more effectively, and we manage the operation for them.In DCS, we understand our customers' business needs, and deliver the right combination of people, assets and ideas that make a measurable bottom-line difference.As a M...
Uni-Select USA, Inc. is the 6th largest distributor of replacement parts, equipment, tools and accessories for motor vehicles and the largest independent distributor of paints and related accessories in North America. Uni-Select USA has an opening for Warehouse Personnel at our Lubbock, TX location. Candidate must possess a clear understanding of all warehouse job functions and be able to perform...
First Transit, Inc. is a professional transportation management, operations and consulting firm organized specifically to supply expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Currently we are seeking a Parts Clerk to join our world class team of safety-focused maintenance technicians at our Southside Chicago, IL location. Job Purpose: Performs receipt, verification, labeling, storage...
Reinhart FOODSERVICE Get it right from us. Reinhart FoodService is growing! We are hiring the following full-time positions based out of our Mount Pleasant, PA location: LOCAL CDL Class A Drivers Driver Trainees We offer full benefits and 401(K), Paid Time Off and more.! To apply go to. or 1-877-5-RFS-HIRES (1-877-573-7447) or EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V Certified...
CDL Class A – Delivery (HOME EVERY DAY!!) WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? Fantastic and reputable company is looking to bring on CDL Class A drivers. Drivers need to be willing to unload product (on large carts with wheels). Must have common sense and good customer service skills. Great pay and benefits! This will not last, Please call Carole for more details! IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? Minimum 2 years verif...
CDL Class A – Delivery (HOME EVERY DAY!!) WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? Fantastic and reputable company is looking to bring on CDL Class A drivers. Drivers need to be willing to unload product (on large carts with wheels). Must have common sense and good customer service skills. Great pay and benefits! This will not last, Please call Carole for more details! IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? Minimum 2 years verif...
Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marsha...
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