Skills Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Canada

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).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a distribution and transport logistics technician in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 13201).

Tasks

  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • Prepare and submit reports
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer equipment and machinery
  • Arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • Resolve work related problems
  • Recruit and hire staff
  • Train workers in duties and policies
  • Arrange training for staff
  • Conduct performance reviews
  • Co-ordinate, assign and review work
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Plan, organize and oversee operational logistics of the organization

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Processing and Production
    • Food Production and Agriculture
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
  • Communications and Transportation Help -
    • Communications and Media
    • Telecommunications
    • Transportation
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