Industrial Traffic Managers

Industrial traffic managers handle the booking, billing, claims, and related paperwork for the safe and efficient movement of cargo by air, water, truck, or rail. They analyze the costs of different forms of transport and calculate the shipping rates for the customers. There are approximately 99,700 transportation, storage, and distribution managers employed in the United States. Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks hold about 750,000 jobs.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Business Management
  • Computer
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Realistic
Licensure/Certification Recommended

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