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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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Job Description GREAT PAY & HOME DAILY - CDL-A DRIVERS in LOUISVILLE, KY. $16.00 PER HOUR / AVG. 50 HOURS PER WEEK / ANY SHIFT MON. thru FRI. / HOME DAILY / NO TOUCH GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT - GOOD PAYCHECK EVERY FRIDAY APPLY NOW or CALL 502-259-9528 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 38 Branch Offi...
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City: Hays State: Kansas Postal/Zip Code: 67601 APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, a part of Oldcastle Materials Company, is a multi-million dollar heavy highway contractor that was established in 1874, and has multiple asphalt plants, ready mix plants, rock quarries and sand operations in Kansas. Shears is diversified with public, private and commercial work including paving, utility, dir...
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City: Sacramento State: California Postal/Zip Code: 95826 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquis...
Linn Star Transfer, Inc. a Third Party Logistics Company has been providing warehousing, delivery, and installation of household appliances and furnishings for more than 20 years. We are currently accepting applications for Home Delivery Helpers. As a Home Delivery Helper you will be responsible for: Assisting in the delivery and installation of household appliances per company policy and to stat...
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City: Palisades Park State: New Jersey Postal/Zip Code: 07650 Meadow Burke, a division of Oldcastle, is a premier manufacturer and distributor for the concrete construction industry. For more than seven decades, we have served architects, engineers and contractors with a superior line of concrete reinforcing products, concrete forming accessories, road and bridge products, and industry leading ...
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City: Asheboro State: North Carolina Postal/Zip Code: 27317 Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction, an Oldcastle Materials Company, is a leading provider of high-quality asphalt paving services. In addition to paving services, we provide stone base construction, bridge construction, curb and gutter construction, site utilities, complete site development and...
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Overview: Agfa Corporation has an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Representative to join our team. Agfa Graphics, is a world leader in prepress solutions for the commercial, newspaper and packaging printing industries. In addition, we are quickly expanding our assortment for the fast-growing market of industrial inkjet printing with the development of state-of-the-art printers and inks for ...
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City: Santa Rosa State: California Postal/Zip Code: 95407 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquis...
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