Port Hosts Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Job Fair

Port Hosts Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Job Fair

Press Release

A transportation, logistics and distribution job fair, sponsored by the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Council on Port Performance, will be held on Friday, November 8.  The fair will provide job seekers living in and around the New York and New Jersey region with the opportunity to connect with industry representatives and business partners whose cargo transits the port facilities.

The fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Union County College, Kellogg Building 5th floor, Room K 519, 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ.  Among the approximately 30 transportation, logistics and distribution employers participating  will be: CareerWorks and Newark2020, Mecca & Son Trucking/Accem Warehouse; Seafarers International Union; Hyundai America Shipping Agency, Inc.; Farmland Fresh; Hertz; NJ Transit; United Airlines; United Parcel Service; the Council on Airport Opportunity; Maher Terminals; the New Jersey Department of Transportation; Foreign Auto Preparation Service (FAPS); National Retail Solutions (NRS); NE Home Delivery Services; Food and Drug Administration; and Harbor Freight.

Participants are seeking employees with a wide range of skills, from CDL Class A for delivery drivers and drayage truck drivers; supply chain management certification/degree; warehousing experience; customer service/sales/finance experience; logistics experience; diesel mechanic experience; and vocational trade experience.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will have a recruiting table with representatives available to discuss the broad range of job options available within the agency.

To register for the event, click here: www.panynj.gov/tldjobfair/