Transportation & Logistics

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Chattanooga, Tennessee is calling with dependable jobs in transportation and logistics, and where training takes weeks, not years.

Chattanooga Transportation Careers Deliver

Land, rail, air or sea, movers and makers are an essential part of Chattanooga. Companies like U.S. Xpress, Covenant Transport and Trident Transport need transportation and logistics specialists to manage the global flow of products from point A to point B. Chattanooga is also the perfect place to start a new job. Local schools offer training and certification for truck operators, freight brokers and supply chain professionals. Search below to find your calling and make your move in Chattanooga.

Truck & Tractor Operator

Average salary: $44,400

Average training time: Two to six months

Work in a fast-paced East Coast hub or complete CDL training in Chattanooga.

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Supply Chain Analyst

Average salary: $81,400

Average training time: Six months

Join one of the largest sectors in transportation as a supply chain analyst in Chattanooga.

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Education

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology offers a variety of technical and trade programs. Earn a certificate in commercial truck driving or a diploma in diesel equipment technology in only one year. The school is located on the Chattanooga State Community College campus, where a freight broker certificate program also offered.

Courses through the University of Tennessee Chattanooga is for individuals already trained and working in the supply chain profession. Participants review the essentials of logistics, transportation and distribution in preparation for professional certification.

Commercial driver’s license training at Miller-Motte College can be completed in as few as four weeks. Students work with a certified professional to learn safety regulations, trip planning techniques, alley docking and more. Classes include observation hours and on-the-road driving.

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