Truck Driving Jobs in Florida

If you hold Walt Disney close to your heart, or if the thought of beaches less than two hours in any direction gets your blood pumping, then look at Florida for your next truck driver job. If you're lucky, you may even land a dedicated truck driving job serving Disney, Universal, or another theme park that draw tourists from around the world. But if your idea of a quick lunch is not fried theme park food, Florida won't disappoint. "The Sunshine State" has plenty to offer in terms of work and play! CLICK HERE to learn more about Florida's trucking industry.

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    Truck Driving Jobs in Florida

    If you hold Walt Disney close to your heart, or if the thought of beaches less than two hours in any direction gets your blood pumping, then look at Florida for your next truck driver job. If you're lucky, you may even land a dedicated truck driving job serving Disney, Universal, or another theme park that draw tourists from around the world. But if your idea of a quick lunch is not fried theme park food, Florida won't disappoint. "The Sunshine State" has plenty to offer in terms of work and play! CLICK HERE to learn more about Florida's trucking industry.

    About Trucking Industry in Florida

    Geographic Advantages
    Florida is a peninsula and the most southeastern state in the U.S. It is home to the oldest continuously occupied settlement in the country (St. Augustine), and 450 years later has grown into the 3rd most populated state. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico on three sides, the state has many ports and is prime for truck driving jobs related to both imports and exports of products for use and consumption across the country.

    Bordering States/Countries
    Florida borders Georgia to the north and Alabama, north and west of the panhandle area.

    As the economy experiences is ups and downs, Florida often serves as a saving grace. Its ports and products produced in-state or imported and exported, offer many opportunities for truck driver jobs, and with the state’s warm climate, activity is robust year-round.

    Florida’s Deep Water Ports
    Florida, surrounded by the ocean, has 14 primary ports, the largest being the Ports of Miami, the Everglades, Palm Beach, Canaveral, and Pensacola, as well as the Naval Station at Mayport. All but Pensacola are located on the east coast of the state. Other ports include Panama City, St. Joe, Apalachicola, Tampa, Big Bend, Manatee, Boca Grande, and Key West along the Gulf Coast, and Fort Pierce, Jacksonville, and Fernandina along the Atlantic Shoreline.

    Products Moved by Trucks
    When it comes to truck driver jobs, you can just about specialize in hauling the product of your choice in Florida, or you can take a piece of the pie and haul a little for all industries. Whether they are exported out of state, out of the country, or simply remain in the state for the use of those living in Florida, according to the latest data from World’s Top Exports, the following are the primary products moved by truck drivers and offering many truck driving jobs to those calling Florida home:
    1. Aircraft including engines, parts
    2. Cell phones
    3. Gold (unwrought)
    4. Modems, similar reception/transmission devices
    5. Integrated circuits (processors/controllers)
    6. Small portable digital computers
    7. Ammonium dihydrogen orthophosphate
    8. Medical/surgical/dental/veterinarian instruments
    9. Polyamides
    10. Mineral or chemical fertilizers

    Florida’s Highways
    For those holding or seeking truck driving jobs, Florida offers plenty of interstates and highways connecting its cities and cities in bordering states. A primary route into Florida from Atlanta, Georgia, is I-75 entering the state south of Valdosta, Georgia, and providing access to Tampa and the southern Gulf Coast. I-4 serves as a prime tourist route connecting Daytona to Orlando and Tampa, while I-95 stretches along the east coast of Florida and the U.S., ending at the U.S.-Canada border in Maine. Likewise, the famed U.S. Route 1 follows a similar route and offers access to Key West. On an east-west route, I-10 connects Jacksonville with Pensacola and the Alabama border. Truck driver jobs in Florida offer plenty of heavily traveled highways that will carry you to both in-state destinations and the rest of the U.S.

    For more information on Florida and its truck driver jobs, visit fltrucking.org.

    So, if you are looking for a local, regional or OTR truck driving job in Florida, it is likely you will find a variety of truck driving jobs on TheTrucker.com that match your qualifications, although many may be located in Virginia and Maryland. TheTrucker.com’s truck driving jobs and robust truck driving jobs resources can assist you in finding the best truck driving jobs that fits your CDL experience, qualification and skill set.

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