Managers in Transportation

(NOC 0731)
 

What do Managers in Transportation do?

Managers in transportation operations plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of transportation companies such as railways, airlines, bus lines, municipal transit systems, shipping lines and trucking companies, under the direction of a general manager or another senior manager. Managers in transportation freight traffic plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate companies or departments responsible for the transportation and movement of goods, under the direction of a general manager or another senior manager.

How to become: Managers in Transportation

Managers in transportation operations


  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or engineering is usually required.
  • Several years of experience in transportation operations are usually required, including supervisory experience.
  • Extensive experience as a supervisor and operator in a particular transport mode, such as a pilot, train engineer, vessel master or truck driver, may substitute for formal education.
  • Certification as an operator of a particular mode of transportation, such as commercial pilot, vessel master or truck driver, is usually required.

Managers in transportation freight traffic

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • A college diploma or university degree in business or transportation administration may be required.
  • Several years of clerical, operational or administrative experience related to freight traffic are required.

Where to study for a career as: Managers in Transportation

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration - Specialization in Finance (B.B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
Business Administration - Specialization in Marketing and Consumer Culture (B.B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration Bachelor; Honours
Business Administration Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration - Core Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Business Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration – Marketing Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Business Administration - Human Resources Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
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Tyndale University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration Bachelor
Business Administration Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Managers in Transportation make?

Low:
$54,995
Average:
$89,440
High:
$145,018

Job openings for Managers in Transportation

Job Seekers:
5,800
Job Openings:
6,000