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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics


Transportation, distribution, and logistics workers move people and products by road, air, rail, and water. You might work as a driver, pilot, engineer, or captain. You might repair or maintain the vehicles, trains, planes, and ships that move people and products. Or, you might work behind the scenes to make sure the products and people get to the right place on time.

The careers below are sorted by education level. Click on the section title to see the careers in it. Click on the name of the career to learn more.

Less than high school

High school diploma or equivalent

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers

Airfield Operations Specialists

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants

Automotive Body Repairers

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

Bicycle Repairers

Billing and Posting Clerks


Bridge and Lock Tenders

Bus and Truck Mechanics

Cargo and Freight Agents

Commercial Pilots

Crane and Tower Operators


Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Excavating and Loading Machine Operators

Flight Attendants

Light Truck or Delivery Drivers

Locomotive Engineers

Locomotive Firers

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics

Motor Vehicles Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers

Motorboat Mechanics

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Rail Car Repairers

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents

School Bus Drivers

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Subway and Streetcar Operators

Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers

Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers

Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Workers

Tire Repairers and Changers

Traffic Technicians

Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers

Transportation Equipment Painters

Transportation Inspectors

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

College certificate

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree