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Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & logistics is the business of shipping and receiving freight. Jobs in this industry include truck drivers, freight expediters, air cargo workers, commercial sailors, and railroad workers.

In general, people working in logistics and transportation jobs must be willing to work long hours. Long-haul truck drivers and others who deliver shipments must spend long periods of time away from home. People working in shipping manager jobs may be required to work overtime or on-call in order to manage schedules, and occasionally to resolve shipping and logistics problems.

The transportation and logistics industry is relatively stable, although growth in this industry is tied to the overall national economy. The number of job opportunities in transportation and logistics is expected to increase over the next decade.

The articles listed on this page provide resources for finding jobs in transportation and logistics, as well as job descriptions and average salaries.

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