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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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Responsible for maintaining inventory at maximum levels; supervisory or lead functions required. - Count and reconcile daily inventory. - Monitor and track syrup usage in production runs. - Reconcile and confirm daily production orders. - Track and report efficiencies and yields associated with inventory/production. - Reconcile raw materials, all sales loads, and track/report in breakage, dam...
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....
ATK Aerospace Systems leads the industry in solid rocket propulsion systems, satellite components and subsystems, lightweight space deployable and solar arrays. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of our nation's capabilities in space. ATK has the people, strategy, agility, and products to thrive in a highly dynamic national security and space environment. If you are a dynamic, successful, d...
Brenco/Amsted Rail has been changing lives and putting careers on the move for over 60 years. Come join a team where operational excellence, employee development, and continuous improvement are key success factors. Brenco located in Petersburg, Virginia, is the #1 US producer of tapered roller bearings in the railroad industry. Talented and motivated individuals will have the opportunity to do the...
Responsible for warehouse inventory maintenance and reconciliation on a daily basis. - Count all full goods and raw materials in the warehouse on a daily basis, manually or using a handheld scanner. - Research and reconcile daily inventory variances. - Reconcile the daily, monthly, and annual inventory to the SAP computer system. - Identify and report close dated product. - High school diplom...
Responsible for performing routine clerical duties in accordance with standard administrative office procedures. - Perform data entry. - File and perform other clerical duties. - Distribute routine correspondence, including mail and faxes. - Copy, bind, and distribute business reports and presentations. - Purchase, receive and stock office supplies. - Lift and move various size packages. Clerk Sc...
Amsted Rail is the world’s leading manufacturer of undercarriage and end of car rail components for heavy haul freight railcars and locomotives. Our company focus for more than a century has been on providing the most innovative products and integrated systems to meet the needs of the global heavy haul freight rail industry. For more than a century, Griffin® has been the proven leader in railroad...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...
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...
DRIVER - Class ADriver- Class A CDL: $500 sign-on bonus after 6 months employment, Top Pay, Health Insurance, Dedicated Equipment, Monthly Fuelstop Reward Pay, DOT Inspection Bonus, Breakdown Pay, Recruitment Bonus, CB/GPS Provided, Pre-Pass-Tolls, Driver of the month Awards. Springfield based carrier. Apply ON-LINE at www.imperialexpress.net or call 937-399-9400. First Published in Cox Media Grou...
Dupre’ Logistics is currently seeking a Crude Operations Manager based in San Antonio, TX and covering our South Texas operations in Carrizo Springs, Cotulla, Pearsall, and Encinal to support our Site & Private Fleet Services business unit. 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 t...
Great Inside Sales Opportunity! Dupre’ Logistics has an immediate opening for a Transportation Brokerage Salesperson for our Lafayette, LA office. We are looking for an experienced Transportation Sales professional to join our Strategic Capacity Services team. Company Description: Dupre’Logistics, a $195mm leading edge asset based logistics company, is grounded on a culture of solid core values...
Dupre’ Logistics is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for our office in Houston, TX to support our Site & Private Fleet Services business unit. Company Description 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 pro...
In our Ace Hardware Retail Support Centers (RSC), our employees are the most important tools of our trade. Our RSC is currently looking for a number of good candidates to join our team as Material Handlers in our 2nd shift Full Case Stock department. Working in our fast-paced distribution facility, you will drive a stand up lift truck to the Receiving area, move materials, from receiving to spec...
Share the challenge of working for a global company by joining the exceptional team at Pilkington! Currently, our Automotive Glass Replacement division seeks a customer-oriented individual for part-time employment as a Warehouse/Driver at our Salem Service Center. Typical hours for this position will be from 9:30am to approximately 3:00pm, Monday thru Friday. The Warehouse/Driver position is res...
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...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...
Share the challenge of working for a global company by joining the exceptional team at Pilkington! Currently, our Automotive Glass Replacement division seeks a customer-oriented individual for our Myrtle Beach Service Center to support our ongoing priority of assuring excellent customer relations. The core hours for this position will be from 8:00am to approximately 4:30pm, Monday thru Friday. T...
Era Helicopters LLC, one of the world‘s leading helicopter operators, is now hiring a Tour Manager in Juneau, AK . The position will report to the Juneau Base Manager. The Tour Manager is a customer service oriented position requiring a high degree of flexibility and a good understanding of tour operators. Attention to detail and the ability to tactfully work with others both inside and outside t...

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