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


American Airlines plans 19,000 furloughs, layoffs

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 announcement of involuntary staffing reductions effective Oct. 1," said CEO Doug Parker and President Robert Isom in a letter to employees Tuesday morning. The announcement that thousands of employees will be furloughe...

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Jacksonville’s shortline railroads work to provide stability during a time of uncertainty

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 Beach to markets beyond Florida. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, demand for its service fell off the edge of a cliff, CEO Nathan Asplund said. "Boy, that dropped like a rock," Asplund said. "So, we had a tremendous contraction in our business, but we did keep the supply chain open for our c...

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darryl brown 150x150 - Transportation & LogisticsMeet 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