Careers in Sustainable Transportation and Logistics

Student working in UB's Motion Simulation Lab.

Typical employment positions that a graduate in this field may seek include:

  • Logistics engineers and managers
  • Transportation planners, engineers and managers
  • Positions in retail and distribution centers, state departments of transportation (like NYSDOT), airline, rail and shipping firms, freight forwarders and other logistics service providers
  • Third- and fourth party logistics (3PL & 4PL) service providers
  • Consulting firms, firms like IBM and Google, who are now active in cutting-edge transportation research and activities
  • A plethora of manufacturing and service firms that employ their own warehouses, fleet of trucks and privately operated distribution networks