Transportation & Logistics

HomeWorkforce DataTransportation & 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 refer 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.

Industry Overview
Occupation Overview

Career Map

Cover of Career Pathway PDF for Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Career Map

Explore our career map to find such opportunities in:

  • Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Procurement and Sales
  • Transportation Operations
  • Warehousing and Distribution

Career Spotlights

In each occupation spotlight download above you will find:

  • 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

Skills Transferability

In each Skills Transferability Guide above, you will find:

  • Occupation Overview: Wage, Jobs, Projected Growth
  • Minimum Educational Breakdown
  • Top Compatible Occupations with Wage, Jobs, and Projected Growth
  • Top 10 Competencies: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Sign up for our newsletter to stay in the loop on local workforce initiatives!

Leading the development of a skilled and in-demand workforce by engaging businesses, aligning community partners, empowering and connecting job seekers to meaningful employment, and fostering inclusive economic growth.