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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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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 / 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...
CHS, the Nation’s largest co-op refiner, wholesaler and reseller of Energy products with more than three decades of experience linking producers with consumers has a great opportunity for you! CHS Transportation is looking for aDriverin Laurel, MT and surrounding areas with professional communication skills and a good work ethic. You will: Follow all guidelines and regulations for hauling bulk l...
Distribution Coordinator - Location: Allentown, PA Responsible for ensuring that all warehouse functions are completed accurately and on time. Keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets Company standards for safety, security, and productivity. Responsi...
Business is GREAT and we are seeking a Truck Driver/Field Service Technician in Jacksonville, FL. The primary function of a Field Service Technician/Truck Driver is to deliver excellent service to customers while representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner. During execution of service the Field Service Technician/Truck Driver will be responsible to comply with all DOT, state r...
Distribution Coordinator - Location: West Deptford, NJ Responsible for ensuring that all warehouse functions are completed accurately and on time. Keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets Company standards for safety, security, and productivity. Resp...
CHS, the Nation’s largest co-op refiner, wholesaler and reseller of Energy products with more than three decades of experience linking producers with consumers has a great opportunity for you! CHS Transportation is looking forFour (4) Driversin the Glendive, MT and surrounding areas with professional communication skills and a good work ethic. You Will: Follow all guidelines and regulations for ...
CHS, the Nation's largest co-op refiner, wholesaler and reseller of Energy products with more than three decades of experience linking producers with consumers has a great opportunity for you! CHS Transportation is looking for aDriver to do LOCAL HAULING and be home nightly in the Oklahoma City / Enid, OK and surrounding area. You will: Follow all guidelines and regulations for hauling bulk liqu...
CHS, the Nation’s largest co-op refiner, wholesaler and reseller of Energy products with more than three decades of experience linking producers with consumers has a great opportunity for you! CHS Transportation is looking for aDriverin theRosemount, MNand surrounding areas with professional communication skills and a good work ethic. Position is dispatched out of our Rosemount, MN location. You ...
CHS / SunPrairie Coophas an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking forCustom Applicators.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 sp...
CHS / Northern Plains Aghas 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 mobili...
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, the Nation’s largest co-op refiner, wholesaler and reseller of Energy products with more than three decades of experience linking producers with consumers has a great opportunity for you! CHS Transportation is looking for aDriverin Alexandria, MN and surrounding areas with professional communication skills and a good work ethic. You will: Follow all guidelines and regulations for hauling bu...
Distribution Coordinator - Location: Sumner, WA Responsible for ensuring that all warehouse functions are completed accurately and on time. Keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets Company standards for safety, security, and productivity. Responsible...
Distribution Coordinator - Location: Gainesville, FL Responsible for ensuring that all warehouse functions are completed accurately and on time. Keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets Company standards for safety, security, and productivity. Respon...
CHS / Lake Region Coophas an exciting opportunity. We are looking for aDriversto deliver grain, and fertilizer in ourDevils Lake and Lakota, NDterritories. You must have a good work ethic with professional communications skills. You will: Pick up and deliver product to customers in a safe, timely, and professional manner. Provide excellent customer service. Follow all guidelines and regulation...
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...
Distribution Coordinator - Location: Richland, MS Responsible for ensuring that all warehouse functions are completed accurately and on time. Keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets Company standards for safety, security, and productivity. Responsib...
CHS / Dakota Agronomy Partnershas 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 c...
Manpower is currently hiring a Helper Coordinator/Supervisor for one of our clients in Batavia, NY! The Helper Coordinator/Supervisor is responsible for reviewing the daily helper needs provided by the operations and coordinate the daily staffing of helpers. The Coordinator is also responsible for reviewing helper hours for accurate recording of time and assignments. They will work closely with t...

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