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.

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How to Become a Chauffeur

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How to Become a Cargo Agent

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Cargo is goods and equipment that is transported for commercial reasons by truck, van, train, aircraft, or ship. Cargo agents...
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How to Become a Bus Mechanic

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How to Become a Boatswain

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