Logistics Hiring Remained Strong Heading Into Holiday Shipping Season
By Jennifer Smith | Dec. 7, 2018 2:06 p.m. ET
Logistics operators defied weaker national hiring trends in November, as parcel and warehouse firms added 16,100 jobs in a sprint into the holiday peak shipping season.
Courier and messenger firms added 9,900 jobs in November, the strongest increase since December 2016, according to preliminary figures the Labor Department released Friday, in a strong sign that growing e-commerce delivery demands are driving more hiring in transportation and logistics. Consumers logged more than $26.61 billion in online purchases between Nov….
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