With increasing globalization, the transport and logistics sector has continued to grow in terms of its importance, accounting for 6 percent of US economic activity today. Much of the world’s trade is underpinned by highly complex supply chains that rely on efficient logistics and transportation systems. Coordinating this system requires highly trained specialists. These include drivers, pilots, logistics managers, automotive engineers, vehicle mechanics, freight forwarding specialists, and distribution managers, among others.

Learn about potential careers in transport and logistics, and the skills and training that you need to succeed in this area.

How to Become an Avionics Technician

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Avionics means aviation electronics and it includes the electronic systems used on aircraft, spacecraft, and artificial satellites. Avionics technicians are...
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How to Become an Aircraft Mechanic

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 Aircraft mechanics and Aviation Maintenance Technicians perform routine maintenance and required repairs on airplanes. They work in hangars, in repair stations,...
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How to Become an Ambulance Driver

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Emergencies occur on a daily basis and medical personnel need to be transported to and from the scene and patients...
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How to Become an Air Traffic Controller

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Every day tens of thousands of airplanes take off and land in the United States. The pilots flying these airplanes...
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How to Become an A&P Mechanic

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Aircraft maintenance is a very complex field that requires the work of a variety of professionals. Airframe and powerplant mechanics,...
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How to Become a Taxi Driver

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Taxi services are an essential form of public transportation in large metropolitan areas and smaller cities. Taxi drivers are trained...
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