A Bridge Building Approach
Between College &
Community, Industry Needs &
of the world’s consumers live
outside of the United States
Emerging markets will create over 1 Billion new
consumers within the next 10 years
Exporting accounts for over 11 Million U.S. jobs
Far North region
California exports over
$250 Billion per year
In 2010, President Obama signed an executive
order instructing the federal government to
provide resources and assistance to double
U.S. exports over the ensuing 5 years.
Exports now include products and services as well as
components sourced for re-export.
Now, more than ever, jobs and opportunities are
being created within global trade and logistics.
Jobs exist within the supply chain from manufacturing
and shipping to marketing and management.
There are many ways to be involved in this exciting field,
whether you own an existing business, are an entrepreneur
looking to expand into new markets or a student looking
towards jobs of the future!
60% of small companies
engaged in global trade
derive 20% of their income
Only approximately 26% of
U.S. companies are actively
involved in global
Of those U.S. companies that do export, 60% of
micro-enterprise (fewer than 20 employees) sold
to only one other country outside of their
Over 75,000 California companies that were involved in
export had fewer than 500 employees, and many businesses
involved in exporting had less than 20 employees.
Maintenance, Installation & Repair workers
Shipping & Receiving Clerks
Inspectors, Testers, Samplers, Sorters, Weighers
Production, Planning & Expediting Clerks
First-line Supervisors of Staff Labor
First-line Supervisors of Transportation
Truck, Bus, Diesel Engine Specialists & Mechanics
Cargo & Freight Agents
Transportation, Storage & Distribution Managers
Railway, Air Cargo and Water Cargo Transportation Management
In California, employers posted approximately 50,000 jobs for
supply chain occupations throughout the year 2012.
Additionally, jobs in international trade finance, management,
marketing and other areas are in demand and growing.
The California Community College’s Chancellor’s
Office is increasing opportunities for students
to learn more about the global trade & logistics
sector. Contact your local college to learn more
about this exciting industry.
Interested in Free Trade Zone
Agreements with the United
States and how to use them to
Do you need consultation to
help your business access
government assistance in
Want to find out about trade
missions and trade delegations
that can help you to grow your
Interested in global business
courses at your local college
Find Out More!
Contact Leah Goold-Haws for more information:
www.leahglobal.com at 530.410.1182
www.doingwhatmatters.edu at 530.242.7630