Supply Chain Management
Nashville's location is unmatched for distribution, market research and competitive and affordable transportation costs. The area is centrally located, allowing businesses to reach domestic and international locations with ease and affordability. The Nashville area has become a “who’s who” of top logistics and distribution firms, such as Nissan, Amazon, Under Armour, Bridgestone Americas, Asurion, Dell, Gap and Ingram Content Group. The large number of distribution operations located here means there is a large pool of workers who understand the distribution business. Download our distribution and trade brochure.
Nashville Region's Supply Chain Operations
- Nissan North America
- Bridgestone Americas
- GAP, Inc
- A.O. Smith Corp.
- Ingram Content Group Inc.
- Electrolux Home Products
*note- not all listed
- 3 Interstates converge
- Low labor costs
- Central time zone
- Skilled workforce
- Available workforce
- Transportation hub
- Right-to-work state
Supply Chain Industry Workforce
SOURCE: emsi, 2019
|OCCUPATION||NASHVILLE||# OF EMPLOYEES||AUSTIN||# OF EMPLOYEES||ATLANTA||# OF EMPLOYEES||CHARLOTTE||# OF EMPLOYEES||DENVER||# OF EMPLOYEES|
|Bus and truck mechanics||$23.71||2,163||$23.39||1,262||$22.76||4,997||$21.97||2,833||$25.56||2,798|
|First-line supervisors of vehicle operators||$25.76||4,081||$27.69||2,019||$25.94||10,697||$26.38||5,129||$29.65||3,983|
|Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers||$23.20||19,732||$20.64||9,730||$22.03||42,401||$21.39||20,692||$25.40||14,842|
|Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks||$15.45||5,444||$15.64||4,493||$16.74||14,887||$16.98||6,005||$16.95||5,346|
|Transportation, storage, and distribution managers||$43.30||1,284||$48.28||815||$54.36||2,800||$52.57||886||$60.22||922|
|OCCUPATION||NASHVILLE||# OF EMPLOYEES||INDIANAPOLIS||# OF EMPLOYEES||PHOENIX||# OF EMPLOYEES||RALEIGH||# OF EMPLOYEES||TAMPA||# OF EMPLOYEES|
|Bus and truck mechanics||$23.71||2,163||$21.68||2,720||$22.38||3,649||$24.76||769||$21.41||2,162|
|First-line supervisors of vehicle operators||$25.76||4,081||$26.33||4,986||$26.08||5,741||$27.26||1,815||$25.00||2,868|
|Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers||$23.20||19,732||$23.04||20,323||$22.49||22,181||$23.53||6,639||$20.38||15,718|
|Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks||$15.45||5,444||$15.00||6,560||$16.65||8,047||$15.41||1,965||$15.66||4,714|
|Transportation, storage, and distribution managers||$43.30||1,284||$44.85||929||$41.52||2,314||$52.68||331||$43.95||641|
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