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Truck Transportation

Businesses in this industry transport cargo by truck or tractor-trailer.

Companies in this industry provide over-the-road transportation of cargo using motor vehicles, such as trucks and tractor-trailers. They may offer either general freight trucking or specialized freight trucking. General freight businesses handle a wide variety of general commodities, usually placed on pallets and transported in a container. Specialized freight transportatiocompanies move cargo that, because of size, weight, shape, or other characteristics, requires special equipment for transportation. Companies may either provide long-distance or local trucking services.

This industry employs 23815 people in Minnesota.

Common Careers in this Industry

Career Median Wage
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $21.28
Freight and Stock Laborers $14.88
Dispatchers $20.28
Bus and Truck Mechanics $23.44
General Office Clerks $16.85


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