Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Manitoba

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "distribution and transport logistics technician" in Manitoba or Canada.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be moderate for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in Manitoba for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

What are the Main Trends Affecting Employment?

• Manitoba's strong manufacturing sector will continue to offer employment opportunities for this occupation over the forecast period.

• The CentrePort Rail Park will support new opportunities and bolster industries related to this occupation.

• A sustained consumer behavioral shift towards online shopping will support continued occupational growth.

• Growth in manufacturing has been strong and is expected to continue to create new jobs, particularly food and chemical manufacturing.

• Recent investments in food processing, along with federal and provincial government support will help bolster employment in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in Manitoba:

  • Approximately 3,250 people work in this occupation.
  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 22%
    • Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 486, 487, 493): 16%
    • Truck transportation (NAICS 484): 10%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 9%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 9%
  • 81% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations work all year, while 19% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 31 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 10% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 71% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 28% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 12% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 43% compared to 31% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 23% compared to 23% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 14% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 7% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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