Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in the Southwest Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in the Southwest Region. These trends also apply 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.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

distribution and transport logistics technician
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in the Southwest region 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in the Southwest region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 31%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 19%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 13%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 6%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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