Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Québec
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 Québec or Canada.
Job opportunities in Québec
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
The employment outlook will be good for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in Quebec for the 2022-2024 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- Employment in this occupation depends mainly on trends in manufacturing, trade, transportation and warehousing.
- Domestic demand, strong exports and imports, and the development of e-commerce are boosting activity in trade and transportation. The flow of goods is significant, which supports the need for these workers.
- Despite the risks of an economic downturn due to rising prices and interest rates, the wide variety of products, the complexity of global supply chains and customer needs require tighter supply management, which will support the demand for this profession.
Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in Quebec:
- Approximately 24,500 people work in this occupation.
- Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 16%
- Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 485-486, 487, 493): 14%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 9%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 6%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 5%
- 72% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 57% 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.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 65% compared to 52% for all occupations
- Women: 35% compared to 48% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 8% compared to 12% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 26% compared to 20% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 14% compared to 19% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 28% compared to 24% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 17% compared to 16% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 6% compared to 9% for all occupations
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