Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS CAREER PATH

Transportation and logistics careers include jobs from loading and driving to upper management. This is the place to learn about a growing and well-paying industry.

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Industry News and Updates


Intermodal volume declines for second straight quarter, reports IANA

August 13, 2019 (Courtesy Supply Chain Management Review) Intermodal volumes were nearly down across the board in the second quarter, according to the most recent edition of the Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report issued this week by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). Total volume–at 4,559065-was down 3.8% annually, marking the second straight quarter of annual declines after a lengthy stretch of gains going back to the third quarter of 2016. The first ...

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CSX CEO talks safety, performance, right-sizing

August 6, 2019 (Courtesy The Jacksonville Business Journal) Second-quarter earnings for CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) showed continued improvement on operating ratio, the industry-wide measure of operating efficiency. The measure stood at 57.4 percent for the quarter, a U.S. record and 1.2 percentage point improvement from last year's record-breaker. Nonetheless, the price of CSX stock fell about 10 percent through Wednesday afternoon, a day after CSX downgraded its financial projections f...

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Darryl BrownMeet Darryl Brown, Transportation & Logistics Industry Manager

Darryl Brown is the Transportation and Logistics sector manager at CareerSource Northeast Florida. Prior to joining CareerSource, Darryl was the President/CEO of BMO Solutions Group. Darryl is a former naval officer with over 20 years of management and leadership experience in logistics with both government and private agencies.

As a naval officer, Darryl was the Director of Logistics for Destroyer Squadron Six. Iin this capacity, he has a managed logistics requirements both in the United States and South America. During his tenure as Commanding Officer of USS Robert G. Bradley, Darryl developed policy and provided direction to support logistics and transportation requirement for an operational budget in excess of $10 million.  As the president for BMO Solutions, Darryl was responsible for business development in North East Florida.    Darryl is a graduate of University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and the Naval War College with a Masters of Arts degree in National Security & Strategic Studies.

Contact Darryl for information on how your business can benefit from a partnership with CareerSource Northeast Florida. dbrown@careersourcenefl.com

Interested in a logistics career and need more information? Contact Darryl at dbrown@careersourcenefl.com