Transportation & Logistics

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Introduction to the Transportation & Logistics Career Pathway

Transportation & Logistics

With more than 100 distribution centers, 320 trucking firms, 3,200 miles of railway and one of the largest airports in the country, the Charlotte region’s transportation and logistics industry — or supply chain management — is thriving and expected to grow. Transportation and logistics refers to all activities involved in getting goods and services to customers. Careers in this industry focus on planning and forecasting, purchasing, product assembly, moving, storage, distribution, sales and customer service. Transportation and logistics professionals are involved in every facet of the business process as they help companies develop a competitive advantage by building and delivering products better, faster and cheaper. Explore our career ladder for jobs in

  • Procurement
  • Transportation operations
  • Warehousing and distribution

Occupation Spotlights for Transportation & Logistics

In each occupation spotlight, you will learn:

  • Common job titles
  • Number of positions posted in this field in Mecklenburg County in past 12 months
  • Annual salary range
  • Education/credentials preferred
  • Top Skills
  • Top Industries

The Occupations

Download the Occupation Spotlight documents to learn more about these in-demand positions.
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Transportation & Logistics Career Maps

Our Career Map outlines each career path available in the Transportation and Logistics industry for every level of education. Download the career map to discover where your career in Transportation and Logistics can start today!

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