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Transportation and Logistics (TALC)

TALC Business Advisory Program

The Transportation and Logistics Consortium Program (TALC) is Employ Prince George’s Industry Bridge Program serving the District of Columbia (DC), Maryland, and North Virginia. TALC connects jobseekers with businesses in the Transportation and Logistics Industries. The goal of TALC is to develop the skill sets of workers, remove workers’ barriers to employment, ensure workers meet the qualifications of local businesses, and connect skilled and qualified workers to livable wage employment opportunities in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. TALC program participants receive FREE occupational skills and career readiness training, customized career counseling, supportive services, and customized connections to livable wage careers.

Examples of careers in the industry include:

  • Driver – Commercial & Delivery
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Warehouse Worker/Associate
  • Forklift & Small Equipment Operator
  • Mover & Material Handler
  • Picker, Packers, & Assemblers
Services Provided

The United States transports over $20 trillion in goods, leading to thousands of transportation, warehousing, and logistics jobs. The Transportation and Logistics Consortium (TALC) provides a vast menu of services to DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia residents, including the following:

  • FREE Industry Certified Training
  • Paid Work Experience
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • One-on-One Career Counseling
  • Supportive Services
  • Driver License Assistance
  • Basic Skills Training
  • Subsidized Employment (up to $20 per hour)

General Eligibility Requirements:

  • Proof of Residency in DC, Maryland & Northern Virginia
  • Proof of Family Income (Income guidelines may apply)
  • Proof of Citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Proof of Registration for Selective Services(males born on or after January 1, 1960)

Employ Prince George’s and The Prologis Community Workforce Initiative (CWI) have joined forces to provide $300,000 in funding towards training 25,000 individuals for in-demand jobs in transportation, distribution and logistics by the end of 2025.

EPG is partnering with Maryland Local Workforce Development Boards, the Maryland Department of Labor, Northern Virginia Workforce Development Boards, the DC Workforce Investment Council, and the DC Department of Employment Services to expand the reach of TALC throughout Maryland and the DC Metropolitan Region.

General skilled jobs the primary labor challenge

MOST CHALLENGING JOBS TOFILL/RETAIN?
%, Share of Responses for Customers with Very/Extremely Challenging Labor Challenges

Severe scarcity of labor across the U.S.

TOP RANKED OBSTACLES FOR TALENT ATTRACTION/RETENTION
%, Share of Responses at Sites with Very/Extremely Challenging Labor Environment

What is helping?

WHAT ARE THE TWO MOST EFFECTIVE WAYS YOU SUCCESSFULLY ATTRACT/RETAIN TALENT?

% of Responses

Thinking Now, Thinking Ahead

Labor Solutions Approach

  • Work with customers
    To drive the creation of industry training and development programs

  • Leverage our scale and insights
    to connect customers with international partnerships and nonprofits to support direct staffing and training needs and form long term talent solutions

  • Prepare for the future of logistics
    through productivity enhancing tools and development of talent for the everchanging industry

Community Workforce Initiative

If you are interested in enrolling in the Transportation and Logistics Consortium Program or would like more information, call us at
(301) 618-8445.

The Transportation and Logistics Consortium Program will provide eligible DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia residents with the services and training they need to gain livable wage employment in the Transportation and Logistics Industries.

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