Why a Career in Shipping is a Meaningful One

Nelson CabreraGeneral, Shipping Guide2 Comments

Man working a dock crane.

Some jobs can make you feel like you’re not making a difference in the world. In order to be happy with your career path, you have to have a passion for it. If you don’t have an interest in what you’re doing, you’ll soon burn out or become trapped on a career path that doesn’t make you happy.

Consider the fact that a lot of your waking hours will be spent doing your job for the majority of your life. If you’re not happy now, what steps do you think you should take to turn your career into a meaningful endeavor in your life?

Many people struggle to find a job, period, and may not be able to financially wait around for their dream job to materialize. Once they have a good job, they are not very likely to keep searching and become trapped in the daily routine of going through the motions and living paycheck to paycheck.

Think about what is important to you and the function of society. The happiest workers around the world are ones who contribute to making a difference in some way, no matter how much money they make. We want to communicate to people how important the international shipping industry is to the success of most of our cities, towns, and even countries.

The ocean shipping industry is almost solely responsible for the success of many businesses around the world. International trade has changed the relationships that many countries share for the better. It has proven to be a key element in the economic success, social standards, and political views of many countries around the globe. The ocean shipping industry has revolutionized the way that countries deal with each other, improving relationships and strengthening alliances.

Working in international trade and shipping can be a very rewarding career choice. Without ocean freight shipping, we wouldn’t have a lot of the things that we take for granted. Without international trade, many of the world’s economies would simply collapse. Choosing to bring quality and dedication to this industry can help you to make a real difference in the world.

The shipping industry offers hundreds of types of jobs. If you choose to make a global impact by being a part of this essential modern industry, there is surely a job that will suit your skills and allow you to excel as you build your career. You could work in ocean freight, warehousing, ocean shipping logistics, trucking, sales, freight forwarding, air freight, railway, or as a terminal operator. There is a need for many types of talents in this industry and there are lots of directions that you could go by gaining experience in any area. Consider an innovative and rewarding career in the international ocean shipping business today.

Nelson Cabrera
Nelson leads global business development efforts within ShipLilly and has been featured as a logistics expert in numerous publications, including SupplyChainBrain, The Bulletin Panama, Logistics Management, and the Miami Herald.

2 Comments on “Why a Career in Shipping is a Meaningful One”

  1. Kymloi Millwood

    Hello, I admire your company and all that you stand for. I would be honored to work alongside this prominent institution. If there are any job openings please advise. Thank you.

    1. LILLY + Associates

      Hello Kymloi! Thank you for contacting us, you can check our Careers section to see and apply for our current job openings. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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