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Trucking Operations

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The program will give the new-to-trucking or entry-level trucking industry employees a broad overview of trucking operations. The successful candidate will be able to identify various types of trucking equipment and trucking loads, understand the basics of driver hours of service, be able to plan and dispatch loads to drivers, perform customer service, and have a basic understanding of accounting as it applies to trucking.

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Industry Trends and Rationale

Why Now?


The rise of e-commerce has been one of the major drivers of trucking operations. As more companies shift their operations online and offer products to customers directly, they need reliable trucking services to deliver their products. This has led to an increase in trucking operations, as companies require more efficient delivery methods.

Digital Technology

The emergence of digital technology has been another major factor driving the growth of trucking operations. Digital technology has allowed companies to track their shipments more effectively, as well as streamline delivery processes. This has led to increased efficiency and cost-savings in the trucking industry.

Intermodal Transportation

The growth of intermodal transportation has played a significant role in the expansion of trucking operations, as companies seek to optimize their supply chains by leveraging the benefits of multiple modes of transportation.

Course Outcomes

This program is carefully designed to aid trucking industry employees in gaining knowledge on the various aspects of trucking operations through interactive activities, videos, quizzes, and real-life scenarios.

This program will cover the following topics:

  1. Trucking - 101
  2. Hours-of-Service Rules and Regulations
  3. Driver Management
  4. Module 4: Load Planning and Dispatching
  5. Road Breakdowns/Customer Service and Service Issues
  6. Accounting and Finance

This program will prepare learners for various job titles including Operations Manager, Dispatcher, Operations Supervisor, and Trucking Office Employee.



The salary of trucking operators in the US varies depending on experience, qualifications, and the type of trucking. Entry-level truckers usually earn between $27,000 and $40,000 a year. Experienced truckers who drive long distances typically make between $50,000 and $70,000 a year. For those who specialize in hauling hazardous materials, salaries can reach upwards of $90,000. Truck drivers who own their own rigs and work as independent contractors can earn even more, sometimes reaching six-figure salaries.

This program will equip learners with the following skills:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organization
  • Problem-Solving
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Adaptability

This program will equip learners with the following work competencies:

  • Ability to schedule drivers, plan routes, and dispatch drivers to various locations.
  • Customer service and teamwork
  • Knowledge of applicable transportation regulations and laws
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