Summary 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 key facts and figures about working as a distribution and transport logistics technician. The following information is applicable to all Production and transportation logistics coordinators (NOC 13201).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Production logistics coordinators coordinate and expedite the flow of work within an establishment, prepare work and production schedules and monitor the progress of production and construction projects. Transportation logistics coordinators coordinate and monitor the movement of products and ensure that products are shipped and received on schedule. They are employed by manufacturing and construction companies and other industrial establishments.
Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- 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
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