Other Trucking Professionals
The trucking industry in made up of many more jobs than just drivers and technicians. Opportunities for Florida trucking industry careers are abundant in warehousing, dispatching, sales, and management. With over 285,000 jobs just in Florida, the demand for qualified individuals to fill these positions is growing each year.
More than 350 trucking companies, dealerships, manufacturers, and suppliers which are members of Florida Trucking Association (FTA) would want to talk to you. Many of them are actual partners with FTA on a major employee recruiting initiative.
Where else is a better place to locate than Florida? We are a major logistics hub, and our population is growing fast. Already the third largest state with 20,000,000 population, it’s no surprise that people keep coming. We have the tropical style in the south, the high-tech and entertainment scene from Tampa across to Cape Canaveral and Daytona Beach, and with unspoiled, outdoor-life North Florida stretching from Jacksonville across the Panhandle.
What does all that mean to a trucking industry professional? Big opportunity. Steady job. Quality of life.
Then there is the weather. We are perpetually warm in South Florida, and have all four seasons in the north. We get freezes once in a blue moon…but never a blizzard. We are indeed the Sunshine State.
Who ought to pursue a trucking industry career in Florida? Experienced professionals who don’t want to wait until retirement to have their cake and eat it too. People wanting to change fields. We are also a very veteran-friendly state and are proud to have men or women transitioning out of active military service settle here. If training is needed, we have great schools for that. Educational grants for veterans are generous.
On pay day, you can thank all those tourists who come visit Florida (over 100,000,000 of them a year) because they pay sales tax and fuel tax. That’s the magic of Florida being one of only four major states that doesn’t have a personal income tax! Your dollars go further.
Florida is an action state—with major ports, the space program, the largest concentration of tourist attractions in the world, a diverse population, great sports teams in both professional and college, the best parks, and 1,200 miles of coastline.
Instead of vacationing in Florida or retiring here, come down now and enjoy all the great things that our state has to offer year round.
Florida Trucking Association members value their employees and are looking to add more as the industry grows. Trucking and logistics is an excellent career, and Florida is the best place to put your skills and motivation to work.