Trucking,

Warehouse & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics

Do you like to “move” things?

Check out a career in TRUCKING, WAREHOUSE & LOGISTICS.

What is it?

Trucking, warehousing, and logistics is a growing industry that plays a key role in the local economy.  Lake County relies on businesses in this industry to connect manufacturers and other companies to consumers.  A strong Transportation workforce is needed to transport goods from one location to another safely and on time.

For those working in the Transportation industry, connecting communities and businesses is at the core of their jobs.  To do this, they utilize a wide variety of highly technical and basic interpersonal skills.


What will I do?

You might drive a delivery truck or tractor-trailer, moving valuable goods from the manufacturer to another business, retailer, or consumer.  In the warehouse, you will work behind the scenes to make sure products get to their right destination on time, safely.

 

Leads to these jobs:

  • Cargo and Freight Agent

  • Delivery Service Driver

  • Dispatcher

  • Distribution Manager

  • Industrial Truck Operator

  • Logistician

  • Packager

  • Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver

Is this for me?

  • Strong communication

  • Adaptive and flexible

  • Organized

  • Attention to detail

  • Critical thinking

  • Problem solving

Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 

Employment Stats in Lake County

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Hourly Earnings

  • Entry Level – $13.86
  • Average – $21.04
  • Experienced – $32.29

Source – Emsi, 2018

Interested in pursuing a career in Trucking, Warehouse, and Logistics?

IF YOU NEED TUITION
OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
:

Lake County Workforce Development has programs that may assist you with tuition or financial assistance.

Learn more here.

Or visit the
Job Center of Lake County’s website.

IF YOU HAVE
GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL:

Check out available Trucking, Warehouse, and Logistics programs offered by the College of Lake County.

Learn more at: www.clcillinois.edu

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