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 that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the 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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