Logistics Job Opportunities

Logistics Job Opportunities

In Indiana, we take our position at the Crossroads of America seriously. With 80% of the United States within a single-day drive from our state, transportation and logistics are a huge and growing industry here.

Why Work in Logistics?

Organization and detail are essential skills in the military, and they translate well to the world of logistics. It’s a lightning-fast business with many opportunities to advance your career, and there are lots of high-paying jobs for people willing to learn the ropes.

Get to Solve Problems

Get to Solve Problems

Work on maximizing efficiencies and figuring out ways to get products to people faster and safer.

Have People Count on You

You are the key piece between suppliers and the product’s end point. Many people count on you to get the job done.

Be Team Oriented

Be Team Oriented

You’ll get to work as an important part of a highly organized unit in a constantly changing environment. 

Spot Weaknesses and Adapt

Spot Weaknesses and Adapt

Your keen eye will be useful for proposing strategies to better the business.

Put Mechanical Skills to Work

Put Mechanical Skills to Work

From trucks to aircraft, the vehicles that keep products moving require regular vehicle maintenance.

Career Pathways in Logistics

Supply Chain

Oversee activities including purchasing, transportation, inventory, and warehousing.
Median Salary:$74,600
Desired Skillsstrong people skills, organized, critical thinker
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Driver

Becoming a driver in the logistics industry gives you the chance to take command of the open road in the country you helped protect.
Median Salary:$43,680
Desired Skillsexcellent hand-eye coordination, exceptional hearing, good health
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Operations Leadership

Supervise the work of logistics specialists, planners, and dispatchers.
Median Salary:$94,730
Desired Skillseye for detail, adaptability, critical thinking
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A Few Industry Facts

333,990
Indiana jobs as of March 2021
$74,600
median annual wage for logisticians
7%
growth between 2012 and 2022
List item iconSalaries range widely depending on the career path and can be in the six-figure range.
List item icon$95,400 salary for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers in March 2021.
List item iconAircraft pilots and flight engineers can make $100k+.
List item iconYou can work day or night—and in many cases have great flexibility with your schedule.
List item iconThere are lots of opportunities for people with no previous logistics experience.
List item iconMany employers provide formal training and safety training to new hires.

Featured Companies

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Logo for Operations is at the heart of Amazon and CWS’s business. We are known for our speed, accuracy, and exceptional service. Our buildings deliver tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day.
Operations is at the heart of Amazon and CWS’s business. We are known for our speed, accuracy, and exceptional service. Our buildings deliver tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day.
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Logo for In 1960, Dot Foods Founder Robert Tracy was making his first deliveries out of the back of the Tracy family station wagon.
Now, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) operates a fleet of over 1,300 trucks out of 12 distribution centers (DC) across the country.
In 1960, Dot Foods Founder Robert Tracy was making his first deliveries out of the back of the Tracy family station wagon. Now, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) operates a fleet of over 1,300 trucks out of 12 distribution centers (DC) across the country.
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Logo for Paschall Logistics is a logistics and broker family with strong pillars of ethics, initiative, and teamwork. We're 100% employee owned. Why just work for a company when you can own it?
Paschall Logistics is a logistics and broker family with strong pillars of ethics, initiative, and teamwork. We’re 100% employee owned. Why just work for a company when you can own it?
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Logo for XPO Logistics is an American contract logistics company that manages supply chains for 50,000 customers worldwide, including 69 of the Fortune 100.
XPO Logistics is an American contract logistics company that manages supply chains for 50,000 customers worldwide, including 69 of the Fortune 100.
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