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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Transportation & Logistics Industry Guide
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Industry News and Updates
Gary Kelly, chairman and CEO of Southwest Airlines. Oct. 13, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) While now may not seem like the opportune time for expansion, Southwest Airlines sees adding new dots to its network as a tool to stymie the COVID-19...
PHOTO COURTESY UPS Oct. 6, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) UPS is preparing for another “record peak holiday” shipping season but will be sticking with roughly the same seasonal hiring surge as usual. United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday...
Sept. 29, 2020 (Courtesy of Freight Waves) Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is coming to a suburban enclave perhaps near you. The Seattle-based e-tailer plans to open 1,000 parcel-delivery stations in suburban U.S. locations to support local fulfillment operations,...
Sept. 22, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) A report designed to help site selection companies says that Florida’s logistics industry and human capital has gotten stronger in the past year, but the Sunshine States’s manufacturing sector and global...
Sept. 15, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) American Airlines will furlough 17,500 employees and conduct 1,500 layoffs on the management side come Oct. 1, the carrier told employees. “Today is the hardest message we have had to share so far – the...
A red diesel locomotive pulls a freight train on the mail track. Sept. 8, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Florida East Coast Railway’s track runs from South Florida to Jacksonville, connecting PortMiami, Port Everglades and Port of Palm...
Meet Cheryl Williams, Transportation & Logistics Industry Manager
Cheryl Williams is the Transportation & Logistics sector manager at CareerSource Northeast Florida and a native of Jacksonville, FL.
She graduated from the Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). Cheryl also attended Webster University in Jacksonville, Florida earning her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).
Before joining CareerSource, Cheryl was the Program Administrator in Human Resources for the Jacksonville Aviation Authority managing the Internship Program and Records Retention. She has worked for CSX Transportation, GE Transportation, and is very active in the local community through various organizations.