Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Prince Edward Island
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "distribution and transport logistics technician" was moved from the group Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) to the group Production and transportation logistics coordinators (NOC 13201).
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "distribution and transport logistics technician" in Prince Edward Island or Canada.
Job opportunities in Prince Edward Island
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
The employment outlook will be moderate for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in Prince Edward Island for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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.
Employment growth for this occupational group will depend mainly on trends affecting employment in the manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, as well as in the transportation and warehousing sectors. In stronger economic times, the movement of goods is often heightened, supporting the need for workers in supply and logistics fields. For positions related to recording, advancements in technology such as smart software which can automatically update records and track inventory may reduce the need for supervisors as fewer support workers may be required by companies. Supervisors with several years of related experience and knowledge of supply management practices and computer applications may have better employment prospects.
Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in Prince Edward Island:
- Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 47%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 12%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 9%
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 7%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 6%
- 82% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations work all year, while 18% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 42% respectively among all occupations.
- 10% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 90% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 10% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 10% compared to 14% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 48% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 10% compared to 8% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 19% compared to 28% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 10% compared to 15% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
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