Transport, Postal and Warehousing

Transportation of passengers and freight, postal services, warehousing and storage

Overview

The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry includes businesses engaged in providing transportation of passengers and freight by road, rail, water or air.

This industry also includes, other transportation activities such as postal services, pipeline transport and scenic and sightseeing transport, warehousing and storage.

Businesses that facilitate the movement of freight, such as import/export agents, freight forwarders, and shipping agents, are also part of this industry.

Most jobs are in air, road and rail transport, scenic and sightseeing transport, pipeline transport, postal and courier pick-up and delivery services, rail transport, road transport, transport support services, warehousing and storage services and water transport.

Industry Considerations
  • Good opportunities for lower skilled workers; almost half of all employees have not completed post-school education.
  • The industry offers apprenticeships and traineeships.
  • Many workers are male and are employed full-time.
  • There are opportunities for lower skilled workers.

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Other Automobile Driver
Other Automobile Driver Other Automobile Drivers includes jobs like Oversize Load Pilot Escort, and Rental Car Ferry Driver.
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Supply, Distribution and Procurement Manager
Supply, Distribution and Procurement Manager

Plan and manage the supply, storage and distribution of goods, products and services produced and used by organisations.

Estimated pay
$2,519/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Bus and Coach Driver
Bus and Coach Driver

Bus and Coach Drivers drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

Estimated pay
$1,397/week
Future demand
Strong

Supply and Distribution Manager
Supply and Distribution Manager

Supply and Distribution Managers manage the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by organisations.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Bus Driver
Bus Driver

Bus Drivers drive busses to transport passengers short distances on scheduled intra-city services over established routes.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Specialist Manager (not covered elsewhere)
Specialist Manager (not covered elsewhere)

Specialist Managers (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Airport Manager, Ambassador, Archbishop, Bishop, Harbour Master…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Information Officer
Information Officer

Talk to customers about an organisation and its products and services; handle feedback and inquiries.

Estimated pay
$1,192/week
Future demand
Strong

Charter and Tour Bus Driver
Charter and Tour Bus Driver

Charter and Tour Bus Drivers drive coaches to transport passengers on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Passenger Coach Driver
Passenger Coach Driver

Passenger Coach Drivers drive coaches to transport passengers long distances on scheduled intercity services over established…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Urban and Regional Planner
Urban and Regional Planner

Develop and implement plans and policies for the controlled use of urban, regional and rural land.

Estimated pay
$1,738/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Delivery Driver
Delivery Driver

Drive vehicles to deliver goods and stock as scheduled.

Estimated pay
$1,010/week
Future demand
Strong

Aeronautical Engineer
Aeronautical Engineer

Aeronautical Engineers perform and supervise engineering work concerned with the design, development, manufacture, maintenance…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong