Transportation Mock Interview

32 interview questions and answers to help you prepare for an interview in the transportation industry.

Get More Information About Our Transportation Interview Questions

Question 1 of 32

How can we motivate you on the job?

Next Question  

List of 32 Transportation Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    How can we motivate you on the job?

  2. 2.

    Considering the multiple competitors that we have, why do you want to work for Company ABC?

  3. 3.

    What are your salary expectations?

  4. 4.

    Describe an ongoing problem at your current or former employer that you were able to overcome.

  5. 5.

    At Company ABC all of our transportation vehicles are outfitted with Qualcomm on-board computers. Do you have experience with this type of equipment?

  6. 6.

    How would you describe your work ethic?

  7. 7.

    When do you best demonstrate yourself as a leader?

  8. 8.

    List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.

  9. 9.

    Although we have a great training program at Company ABC, we are seeking to hire someone with an intermediate level of experience in our industry. What types of transportation services are you most experienced with?

  10. 10.

    We seek to promote those who show initiative at Company ABC. Where would you like to see your career grow in the next 5 years?

  11. 11.

    How would you describe your written communication skills?

  12. 12.

    At Company ABC we connect businesses who need to ship their goods to companies who require those goods. This means that relationships are everything to us. What is your customer service philosophy?

  13. 13.

    We run Company ABC as a 24/7 operation. Do you have any limitations on your hours and availability?

  14. 14.

    Because of the nature of business at Company ABC we conduct background checks on employees. This includes criminal background, credit, drivers abstract, and education verification checks. Are you willing to comply?

  15. 15.

    If you could start your career over again, what direction would you take?

  16. 16.

    How many days were you absent from work last year?

  17. 17.

    Company ABC provides transport services to a multitude of clients. What do you know about our clientele and the channels of business we service?

  18. 18.

    Productivity and communication are our top concerns at Company ABC. In your opinion, what suffers the most when synergy between dispatcher and driver is not present?

  19. 19.

    The transportation industry is ever-changing. At Company ABC we seek to hire individuals with a keen interest in this industry. How do you stay up to date on transportation related current events?

  20. 20.

    When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  21. 21.

    When have you had to make a split second decision? How do you react under unexpected pressure?

  22. 22.

    How would you describe your personality?

  23. 23.

    When have you had to think outside of the box to solve a problem?

  24. 24.

    When you have a problem at work are you one to carefully consider what is at stake or do you jump in and hope for the best?

  25. 25.

    Do you think honesty is always the best policy?

  26. 26.

    What personal traits do you look for in people you are hiring?

  27. 27.

    How do you balance life and work?

  28. 28.

    What sources do you look to when solving complicated problems?

  29. 29.

    What could your current employer do for you that would have prevented you from looking for a new job?

  30. 30.

    How long have you been looking for a job?

  31. 31.

    Do you believe it is possible to be a good team member yet disagree with the leader?

  32. 32.

    You have a couple of gaps in your resume. Can you explain these?