Transportation and warehousing employment has risen sharply in Kansas in the past two years after remaining relatively flat for much of the last decade. Since 2015, the sector added almost 6,000 new jobs, a 13.3 percent increase. The vast majority of this increase occurred in the warehousing and storage subsector, which increased from 20.4 to 27.2 percent of the total transportation and warehousing employment during that period. The single largest transportation subsector in Kansas is truck transportation, which employed more than 17,000 workers in Kansas in 2017.

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