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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.
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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Regional Dispatcher Experienced dispatcher needed to oversee day-to-day operations of a dynamic regional freight transportation company. Responsibilities for this position include coordination of deliveries, backhauls management, driver supervision and interaction with customers , along with OSHA and DOT safety compliance. Applicant must have excellent organizational skills, proficiency with MS Wo...
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COURIERS/DRIVERS A third party logistics provider is searching for courier/ drivers. You must be at least 23 years old You must have a valid license and a clean driving record Pre-Qualifying questions and information: *Will you pass a drug screening process? *Will you pass random drug tests? *Have you ever been charged with a crime? *Do you have any criminal history? Email resume to: pompey.mansil...
DRIVERS NEEDED Triangle-J, Inc., in Collins, GA, needs drivers to haul dedicated freight (golf carts) out of the Augusta, GA area. Pay is .40 cents/mile, all miles loaded or empty, 2500 miles minimum or $1000/week. Need Class A CDL, good MVR, minimum age 23, with 2 yrs. verifiable experience. Call Toll Free: 866-358-7695 or 912-693-1977...
HollyFrontier Corporation Midland, 79701
Holly Transportation Company Position: Professional CDL Driver. Hours of Work: 60+ hours per week including weekends & holidays. Hours may vary from week to week. General Duties: Driving a tank truck hauling various petroleum products in New Mexico and Texas. Background Requirements: Must hold a valid CDL with Tanker and Hazardous Materials endorsement. A MINIMUM OF TWO (2) YEARS Tractor Trailer E...
Black Horse Carriers, Inc. Midland, 79701
DRIVERS CLASS A B CDL $2500 SIGN ON BONUS CLASS A ONLY $1500 SIGN ON BONUS CLASS B ONLY BLACK HORSE CARRIERS is operating in the Big Spring, TX area: Looking for Class A or B CDL drivers. Night start times. Dedicated routes, Drivers will handle freight, Home daily, Mon.-Fri. work week. Average 35 hours per week, Minimum guarantee $1100 a week. These full time positions come with full Benefits, 401...
Saia Midland, 79701
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Bridger LLC Midland, 79701
DRIVERS OWNER OPERATORS Lease Purchase Available Immediately! Benefits: No Money Down Minimum Barrels Per Load Fuel Surcharge Paid on All Loads Requirements: 3 Years Verifiable Experience 1 Year Tanker Experience Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements. Training Provided! Start Your Business Today! 877-683-0842...
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Company Confidential LUBBOCK, TX, 79401
Drivers LOCAL CLASS A DRIVERS WANTED Private fleet of Walgreens based in Lubbock, TX now has openings for local Class A drivers. Full & Part Time. We Can Offer You: * $19.00, tops out at $21.10 * Overtime paid after 8 hrs * $0.4075/mi, tops out at $0.4375 * Paid for all on-duty work performed * 5 day week, home daily * Paid Holidays/Vacations * Family Insurance Plan * Pension To Qualify You Need:...
The City of Amarillo Fire Department is seeking a Fleet Manager to pro-actively direct the administration, coordination, and operations of the AFD Fleet Facility. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience, including at least two years of lead supervisory experience is required. An Associate's Degree in Fleet Management, Automotive Management, Business Administratio...
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