Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Taking the road to a career in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics is well worth the ride. Doing business in America means moving people, raw materials, and products by road, rail, air, and water. To keep things moving requires millions of workers in supporting industries such as infrastructure planning and management, logistics, and maintenance of vehicles and facilities.
The variety of opportunities is dizzying, but to get ahead it helps to have a solid technical background. Individuals from automobile service technicians to airline pilots find their jobs improved and enriched by technical advances.
Here in the port city of Charleston, we get to see this cluster at work every day! Ships come and go from the docks, and trucks and trains carry products to warehouses throughout the region, and eventually to their final destination.
Careers in this cluster often require specific skills, and can bring very high wages!