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How Logistics affects you

Hey Everybody I just want to share with you the way logistics affects us all both directly and indirectly

The US alone  is comprised of 566 railroads.

The approximate number of truck drivers moving America s  freight is 3.5 million,  which from a different perspective,1 in every 15 people working in the US is employed in the trucking industry.

Only in 2011 the transportation and warehousing sector totaled 4.292 million people.

Trucking is the dominate mode of transportation for the nation´s freight movement by approximamtely 71 %.The highest-valued imported prodcts in the U.S include : agricultural products 4.9%, industrial supplies 32.9 %, capital goods 30.4%( computers, telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines), consumer goods 31.8% (automobiles, clothing, medicines, furniture)

There are a total of 149 ports located in the U.S.                                                    American businesses transported over 19 billion tons of raw materials and finished goods in 2002, valued at 13 trillion dollars

All these facts mentioned above are quite astonishing. So,would you like to be part of it?

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