Logistics

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 is 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

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

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

Spot Weaknesses and Adapt

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

Put Mechanical Skills to Work

From trucks to aircraft, the vehicles that keep products moving require regular 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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Vehicle Maintenance

Inspect brakes, steering mechanisms, transmissions, engines, and other vehicle parts.
Median Salary:$50,390
Desired Skillspeople skills, a steady hand, diagnostic skills, organization
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A Few Industry Facts

4.8
million jobs nationwide currently
$74,600
median annual wage for logisticians
7%
growth between 2012 and 2022
Salaries range widely depending on the career path and can be in the six-figure range.
There are lots of opportunities for people with no previous logistics experience.
Aircraft pilots and flight engineers can make $100k+.
You can work day or night—and in many cases have great flexibility with your schedule.
$25.13 was the average hourly wage for the transportation and warehousing industry in February 2020.
Many employers provide formal training and safety training to new hires.

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