Hiring right now. Canada is facing a critical shortage of some workers – even amongst the current COVID-19 crisis. So, want to be a hero to your community and help ensure that essential food, supplies, and resources continue to arrive where they’re needed?
Get behind the wheel.
Labour shortages in trucking and logistics have been an ongoing and growing concern for a number of years now. Largely due to demographics, the labour pool is shrinking, and the shortage is growing. This is causing stress to escalate throughout the industry, while significantly impacting critical sectors of the Canadian economy.
A new report out from Trucking HR Canada and The Conference Board of Canada highlights the critical shortage of available drivers right now. The paper, titled The Road Ahead: Addressing Canada’s Trucking and Logistics Industry Labour Shortage [PDF] points out that transportation is one of 10 critical sectors on which Canada’s economy and security depends.
The nine other critical infrastructure sectors: energy and utilities, information and communication technology, finance, health, food, water, safety, government, and manufacturing. Most of those other pillars of the economy depend on a healthy trucking and logistics industry.
Trucking and logistics companies maintain vital supply lines between consumers, businesses, and markets.
CareerBeacon currently has hundreds of open positions for truck drivers and related occupations that are seeking workers.
According to Statistics Canada’s Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, the truck transportation industry experienced an average job vacancy rate of 6.8% in 2019. This is among the highest vacancy rate among Canadian industries, and more than double the national average of 3.3%.
Check out the latest opportunities for drivers that are available right now.