Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in New Brunswick

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

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

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 New Brunswick 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

These are not entry-level positions and are typically filled from within. Candidates with several years of related experience and knowledge of supply management practices may have better employment prospects. A degree in logistics, supply chain management, or similar field would also be an asset, in addition to a familiarity with standard office software packages. Some companies work with industry-specific software though this is often taught on the job. Fluency in both official languages may be required, especially in roles where dispatching is a key element.

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

  • Approximately 1,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 18%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 14%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 12%
    • Truck transportation (NAICS 484): 8%
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 6%
  • 81% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations work all year, while 19% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 26 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 64% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 36% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 5% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 45% compared to 30% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 31% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 10% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 6% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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