Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Québec
Job opportunities for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) are good in Québec over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a distribution and transport logistics technician.
Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.
Job opportunities in Québec
The employment outlook will be good for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in Québec for the 2021-2023 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
A Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in transportation logistics, general DEC or high school diploma is required to access this occupation. A few years of experience in the field are also usually required. Sound knowledge of office automation software and personnel management applications is considered an asset, as is bilingualism. Employers are looking for candidates with interpersonal skills such as the ability to communicate effectively, work as part of a team, demonstrate leadership and negotiate, as well as personal competencies such as organizational, planning and problem-solving skills, and the ability to achieve expected results.
Employment in this occupation will essentially depend on trends that affect the manufacturing, trade, transportation and warehousing sectors. Domestic demand, export and import growth and increased reliance on e-commerce will continue to stimulate activity in trade and transportation, particularly truck transportation. Furthermore, the global coronavirus pandemic highlighted the importance of effective supply-chain management, which should have a positive impact on this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in Québec:
- Approximately 23,950 people work in this occupation.
- Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 18%
- Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 485-486, 487, 493): 12%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 9%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 6%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 80% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 20% for all occupations
- 72% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 33 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 12% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Québec by economic region.
|Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region||Good Good|
|Bas-Saint-Laurent Region||Good Good|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||Good Good|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||Good Good|
|Chaudière-Appalaches Region||Good Good|
|Côte-Nord Region||Good Good|
|Estrie Region||Good Good|
|Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||Good Good|
|Lanaudière Region||Good Good|
|Laurentides Region||Good Good|
|Laval Region||Good Good|
|Mauricie Region||Good Good|
|Montréal Region||Good Good|
|Montérégie Region||Good Good|
|Nord-du-Québec Region||Good Good|
|Outaouais Region||Good Good|
|Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region||Good Good|
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