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


JAXPORT Sets Record Volume of Cargo in 2019

December 10, 2019 (Courtesy: Jacksonville Business Journal) Jaxport saw record volumes in 2019 of containers, autos and overall cargo. JAXPORT moved more than 1.338 million twenty-foot equivalent units, a 5 percent increase from 2018 - which was also a record year at the port. The port has seen four consecutive record years. The port also moved the most vehicles in its history, nearly 696,500 total units, maintaining its position as one of the nation’s busiest vehicle handling ports....

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The Impact of Autonomous Trucks

December 3, 2019 (Courtesy: McKinsey.com) Technology has upended one business after another across the United States. To cite only the most recent developments: Lyft and others have utterly changed personal transportation, and Airbnb has done the same for hospitality. And in January 2018, the first Amazon Go store opened, sans checkout clerks, promising similar upheaval for grocers. What is happening is fairly well understood, if initially underestimated. Digitization and other t...

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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. In this capacity, he 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