Logistics, Parcel Hiring Soars Ahead of Expected Holiday E-commerce Rush [Video]

Logistics hiring skyrocketed in November as transport and distribution companies staffed up on expectations for an unprecedented holiday-season rush.

Delivery, warehousing and trucking operators added a combined 131,400 jobs last month, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary employment figures released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as businesses restocked inventories and ramped up e-commerce capabilities to meet surging online demand.

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