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Best Jobs in Logistics- 2018

Are you interested in a career in logistics? Are you currently looking for logistics jobs in Canada? May be this article will be of your interest. 

Where are logistics jobs in Canada headed?

Canada has long been recognized as a transportation leader. To keep Canadian exports flowing smoothly and deliver goods to all of Canada’s far-reaching communities, Canadians rely on the expertise of the logistics industry. Despite the emergence of automated technologies (such as Amazon’s dabbling in a drone delivery program) there is no reliable replacement for skilled logistics workers. The dominance of e-commerce and online purchasing has also driven steady demand for logistics workers. In the past year, 'warehouse worker' became the top logistics job in Canada, likely driven by our growing dependence on online shopping.

Top Job Titles

1. Warehouse Worker   2. Forklift Operator
3. Logistics Coordinator  4. General Laborer
5. Mechanic           6. Shipping & Receiving
7. Order Clerk  8. Warehouse Manager

Logistics Salaries in Canada 2018

The median annual salary in the logistics industry $36,300, up from $35,000 in 2017. The bottom 10% of earners make under $28,400, while the top 10% of earners will take home $44,200 or more.

Top Logistics Skills

1. Freight 2. Forklift Driving
3. Tractor Driving 4. Dump Truck Driving
5. Materials Handling 6. Transportation of Dangerous Goods
7. Bills of Lading 8. Preventative Maintenance

Top Industries for Logistics Jobs in 2018       

Given the dominance of online retailers that need to ship their products to customers, it should be no surprise that the majority of employers that are recruiting logistics candidates are in various industries related to retail and manufacturing.

Source: Randstad