Career Field: Transportation, Supply & Logistics (Enlisted)

In the Military, supplies and equipment to support troops are shipped and exchanged regularly. Transportation, Supply and Logistics enlisted personnel facilitate such transfers through organizing loading schedules, fueling and driving delivery vehicles, assisting passenger travel and operating retail stores that sell needed goods. These service members make sure the right supplies are in the right place at the right time — no small feat in an organization the size of the Military.

Related Career Field: Transportation, Supply & Logistics (Officer)
Useful Fields of Study
Driver Education, Shop Mechanics, Algebra and General Mathematics
Helpful Attributes
Interest in working with machines and equipment, Following instructions well, Being comfortable reading maps, Enjoying physical work, Good attention to detail

In the Military, supplies and equipment to support troops are shipped and exchanged regularly. Transportation, Supply and Logistics enlisted personnel facilitate such transfers.

Possible Military Careers
Cargo Specialist, Company Convoy Commander, Logistics Specialist, Petroleum Supply Specialist, Preventative Maintenance Analyst, Sales Specialist, Stock Specialist, Storekeeper, Transportation Specialist, Vehicle Driver, Warehousing and Distribution Specialist

Learn more about the Transportation, Supply & Logistics Field (Enlisted)
  • Possible Responsibilities

      • Determine transportation and shipping routes
      • Load supplies onto trucks, planes and railroad cars
      • Check the volume and temperature of petroleum in tankers and barges
      • Prepare charts and reports on maintenance activities
      • Price retail sales items
      • Drive vehicles over all types of roads
  • Training Provided

    • Job training consists of classroom instruction, including some further onsite training. Sample courses include:

      • Techniques for Loading and Storing Cargo
      • Testing Oils and Fuels
      • Parts and Supply Inventory Control Procedures
      • Analysis of Transportation Documents
      • Basic Vehicle Maintenance
  • Possible Military Careers

      • Cargo Specialist
      • Company Convoy Commander - View Profile
      • Logistics Specialist - View Profile
      • Petroleum Supply Specialist
      • Preventative Maintenance Analyst
      • Sales Specialist
      • Stock Specialist - View Video
      • Storekeeper - View Profile
      • Transportation Specialist
      • Vehicle Driver
      • Warehousing and Distribution Specialist
  • Possible Civilian Careers

      • Industrial Truck Operator
      • Sales Clerk
      • Truck Driver
      • Travel Agent
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