Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in British Columbia
Job opportunities for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) are good in British Columbia over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a distribution and transport logistics technician.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
The employment outlook will be good for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in British Columbia for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in the British Columbia region:
- Approximately 10,250 people work in this occupation.
- Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 486, 487, 493): 22%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 19%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 11%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 94% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 6% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 70% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations work all year, while 30% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.
|Cariboo Region||Fair Fair|
|Kootenay Region||Good Good|
|Lower Mainland–Southwest Region||Good Good|
|Nechako Region||Good Good|
|North Coast Region||Good Good|
|Northeast Region||Good Good|
|Thompson–Okanagan Region||Good Good|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||Good Good|
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