Truck News

News

Job prospects in transportation and warehousing improving

OTTAWA, Ont. -- Job growth in Canadian transportation and warehousing for the second quarter is looking much more o...


OTTAWA, Ont. — Job growth in Canadian transportation and warehousing for the second quarter is looking much more optimistic than a year ago.

The latest Employment Outlook Survey released by Manpower found that 27 per cent of the companies in the transportation and public utilities sector, which includes transport and warehousing, plan to hire this spring while seven per cent foresee job cuts.

The outlook for the second quarter of last year was not as bright and just three months ago, employers were much more reserved.

However, the transportation and public utilities sector trails the overall economy in terms of job growth expectations. According to the survey of employer intentions for the April-June period, overall 31 per cent anticipated new opportunities, while five per cent envisioned smaller payrolls. Another 60 per cent indicated they will maintain present workforce levels, while four per cent were unsure of their plans.

The quarterly Employment Outlook Survey is conducted as a public service by Manpower Inc. with its 50 locations in Canada.


Truck News

Truck News

Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.
All posts by

Print this page
Related Articles
TruckNews
TodaysTrucking


Have your say:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*