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Published on February 28, 2008

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Northeast PA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership:  Northeast PA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Introduction to the Career Pathways Initiative NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership:  Looking for a Rewarding Career in a High Growth Local Industry? The local logistics and transportation industry includes a wide range of companies, handling an even wider variety of products. But the basic business is receiving, storing, shipping, and transporting goods to the ultimate customer – safely, accurately, and on-time. NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Slide3:  NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Regional Industry Statistics: The local logistics and transportation industry is expected to grow rapidly through at least 2010 8 occupations within the logistics and transportation industry are considered In Demand and critical to the future success of the industry NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership:  NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Five Career Pathways have been identified as the core focus of the regional logistics and transportation industry: Transportation Operations Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance Logistics Planning & Management Services Warehousing & Distribution Center Services Safety, Training & Human Resources NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership:  Transportation Operations: Includes occupations related to the transportation of goods from one point to another Transportation Operation Managers and Supervisors Tractor-Trailer Drivers Light Truck/Delivery Truck Drivers Dispatchers NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Slide6:  Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance: Includes occupations related to diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining diesel engines, trucks, forklifts, conveyer/material handling equipment, facilities, and grounds equipment Managers and Supervisors of Mechanics Diesel Engine Mechanics Facility Maintenance Mechanics Forklift/Mobile Equipment Mechanics NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Slide7:  Logistics Planning & Management Services: Includes occupations related to the analysis of the entire supply chain in order to determine optimal production schedules, carriers, routes, costs, inventories, etc. Logistics and Operations Managers Logisticians/Logistics Engineers Logistics Coordinators NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Slide8:  Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations: Includes occupations related to the receipt, storage and shipment of goods to the eventual customer Operations, Shipping & Receiving Managers and Supervisors Purchasing Clerks Shipping & Receiving Clerks Customer Service Representatives Forklift Operators Warehouse Associates Packers/Packagers Laborers/Material Movers NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Slide9:  Safety, Training & Human Resources: Includes occupations related to the implementation of safety practices and procedures, training programs, and employee benefits Safety, Training and Human Resources Managers and Supervisors Training/Safety Coordinators Human Resources/Training Assistants NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Supervisor of Transportation and Vehicle Operators:  Supervisor of Transportation and Vehicle Operators Supervisors are responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of people who use machines and/or vehicles to move goods They have good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills They are good at troubleshooting and problem solving Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: Industry experience, vocational training or Associate’s Degree Local Education/Training Providers: Tractor Trailer Driver:  Tractor Trailer Driver Tractor Trailer Drivers are responsible for safely transporting goods to the ultimate customer, generally over long distances They have excellent navigation and geography skills They have the physical and mental stamina necessary to drive for days at a time Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: Successful completion of accredited professional truck driving program to obtain Commercial Driver’s License Local Education/Training Providers: Light/Delivery Truck Driver:  Light/Delivery Truck Driver Light/Delivery Truck Drivers drive trucks or vans with a capacity of under 26,000 GVW They generally travel locally, delivering or picking up goods, and focus on prompt service They have good customer service skills and often take new orders and invoice customers Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: HS Diploma Local Education/Training Providers: Diesel Engine Mechanic:  Diesel Engine Mechanic Diesel Engine Mechanics are skilled in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and computer systems They can troubleshoot problems and diagnose solutions They use a variety of tools, from basic hand tools to computerized diagnostic equipment Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: HS Diploma and vocational, technical, and/or apprenticeship training Local Education/Training Providers: General and Operations Manager:  General and Operations Manager General and Operations Managers direct the activities of the departments involved with the transportation, distribution, and logistics of goods They are ultimately responsible for the productivity and financial stability of the facility They are well-versed in supply chain economics, good communicators, and are technology savvy Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: HS Diploma, years of industry experience, and an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a transportation or logistics field Local Education/Training Providers: General and Operations Manager:  General and Operations Manager General and Operations Managers direct the activities of the departments involved with the transportation, distribution, and logistics of goods They are ultimately responsible for the productivity and financial stability of the facility They are well-versed in supply chain economics, good communicators, and are technology savvy Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: HS Diploma, years of industry experience, and an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a transportation or logistics field Local Education/Training Providers: Customer Service Representative:  Customer Service Representative Customer Service Representatives ensure products are ordered and documented properly and that the customer is satisfied They are skilled at using office technology They have good interpersonal skills and problem solving strategies to handle customer concerns Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: HS Diploma Local Education/Training Providers: Forklift Operator:  Forklift Operator Forklift Operators are responsible for moving goods around a warehouse or distribution center They load and unload crates, boxes and containers from trucks and/or material handling equipment They utilize onboard computers or other hand-held devices to record and track inventory Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: HS Diploma and company provided certification Local Education/Training Providers: Laborer/Material Mover:  Laborer/Material Mover Laborers/Material Movers manually move freight, stock items, or other equipment around a warehouse or facility They often perform general maintenance or janitorial services Their fluctuation of activities mandates that they are conscientious and focused on safety Estimated Annual Jobs Available in Region: XX Education Required: HS Diploma NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership:  Local logistics and transportation jobs can be found in the following local industries: Manufacturing Military Retail Products Transportation Wholesale Distribution Real Estate Automotive Products Utilities Farm Equipment Pharmaceutical Food/Grocery Products Healthcare Equipment There is no one career path, and experience gained in one industry is often transferable to other industries Companies provide cross training on-the-job to enable career growth NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Slide20:  Tremendous opportunities exist for rewarding careers in the local logistics and transportation industry! So start your search now. Visit www.nepapeopleonthemove.org for more information on careers in the NEPA Logistics and Transportation Industry. You’ll find contacts and listings for local companies, local education and training providers, job openings, industry news and upcoming events. We are People on the Move in Northeast PA – Working to provide you with a rewarding career in the Logistics & Transportation Industry! NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership

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