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  1. Northeast PA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership Introduction to the Career Pathways Initiative

  2. 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.

  3. # J o b s 2010 2006 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership 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

  7. NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership 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

  8. NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership 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

  9. NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership 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

  10. 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

  11. NEPA Logistics & Transportation Industry Partnership 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!