The Logistics Skills Gap

Labor Market Trends for the Modern Supply Chain

The logistics industry is in desperate need of people.

Job postings consistently far exceed actual hiring, which means that employers are posting for jobs, but ultimately are unable to fill them. In this report, written in partnership with Coyote Logistics, and UPS, we’ll examine job posting data to identify trends around emerging skills and roles that businesses are hiring for to take their supply chains to the next level.

3 ways companies are attracting logistics & supply chain talent


Giving more training


Teasing advancement opportunities


Decreasing experience requirements

Coyote Logistics is a leading global third-party logistics provider that has moved business forward with expertise and integrity for over 15 years. More than 15,000 shippers around the world trust Coyote to move 10,000 loads every day through their comprehensive multi-modal solutions portfolio. Data intelligence and market insights, reliable support and proprietary technology combine with these solutions to enable smarter supply chain decisions and strategies.

Coyote became a UPS Company in 2015, adding new services and capabilities to their expanding solutions portfolio. With headquarters in Chicago and Amsterdam, Coyote is the trusted global logistics provider that empowers business growth in a rapidly changing world. For more information, visit


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