Trade and Transport
Trade and Transport
The transportation and logistics industries involve the physical movement of persons and goods. Logistics specifically refers to the transport of the goods, materials, or products, which includes the management of freight, storage, packaging, and inventory. Transport and logistics encompass a wide range of activities and play a vital role in the growth of other sectors of the Philippine economy. Extreme competition and growing international trade highlighted the role of the Service Sector where Transportation, Communication and Storage (TCS) is a component. In 2010, the Service Sector accounted for P3.2B (55%) of the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) where TCS contributed P428M (13%). The TCS showed the fastest growth of 4.1% for the consecutive years 2008 and 2009. More recently, there has already been a recorded 7.4% increase for the first two quarters of 2011 relative to 2010.
CAREERS UNDER THIS INDUSTRY
The Aeronautical Engineering profession encompasses the study of the theories of flight and basic engineering sciences and the application of these principles to the research and development, manufacture, operation, maintenance, repair, and modification of aircraft and its components.
Air Traffic Controller
Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic, to ensure that aircraft stay safe distances apart.
A Flight Attendant provides personal services to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers during flight. He/she greets passengers, verifies tickets, explains the use of safety equipment, and serves food or beverages. “PRC”
A Seaman works at a variety of tasks aboard a ship to ensure its safe passage to its destination. He must hold a government-issued certification when working aboard liquid-carrying vessels.
Inspects incoming raw materials and completes documentation to indicate compliance with the company's quality standards.
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