Memphis, TN is THE place to explore and engage in the transportation workforce!

As shown in the below map, transportation makes up the greatest percentage of jobs in Tennessee as compared to any other state in the southeast region, with 5% primary jobs in the transportation and warehousing industry. Memphis magnifies this trend with an extensive transportation and logistics sector employing more than 12% of the Memphis workforce.

IFTI wants to connect area students and residents to information about the transportation workforce. This site is dedicated to providing transportation career highlights.

Map of Transportation Jobs

Transportation Career Spotlights

Interested in pursuing a career in transportation? Learn about interesting jobs in the transportation field and meet professionals who are making an impact by exploring these Transportation Career Spotlights.

CN Railroad Solutions Manager:  Roquita Coleman
Dunavant Logistics Group Director of Business Development: Leslie Phillips
FedEx Engineer: Alemensh Worku
Gresham Smith and Partners Traffic Engineer: Gregory Dotson, P.E.
UofM Research Assistant: Annie Wise

Transportation Career Fact Sheets

Why should you study and pursue transportation? These fact sheets provide information about opportunities and advantages for entering the transportation and logistics industry.

Transportation Fact Sheet
Transportation Engineering