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 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 Québec
The employment outlook will be good for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in Québec for the 2019-2021 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.
To enter this occupation, a Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in Transportation Logistics Technology, a general DEC or a high school diploma, as well as a few years of experience in the field are usually required. A good knowledge of office software and personnel management is an advantage, as is bilingualism. Employers look for candidates with interpersonal skills such as the ability to communicate effectively, to work in a team, to show leadership and to negotiate, as well as personal skills such as organizational skills, planning and problem-solving skills, and the ability to deliver the expected results.
Employment growth in this occupation will depend primarily on trends affecting the manufacturing sector, wholesale and retail trade, as well as transportation and warehousing. Strong domestic demand, growth in exports and imports, and increased e-commerce will continue to stimulate activity in trade and transportation, especially in trucking. Some job creation will also be generated by the dynamism of manufacturing industries such as the manufacture of transportation equipment.
Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in Québec:
- Approximately 21,250 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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