Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Prince Edward Island

Job opportunities for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) are fair in Prince Edward Island 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 Prince Edward Island

distribution and transport logistics technician
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in Prince Edward Island for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few 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 the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 200 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): 41%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 13%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 9%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 9%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 7%
  • 10% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.
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