The number of US warehouse and distribution jobs is set to rise as demand from overseas grows, a report from logistics company logistics jobs said on Wednesday.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics said that the jobs growth rate was 2.1 percent in the January-March period, up from 2.0 percent the previous month.
The number of jobs in the US is expected to grow by 2.2 percent, according to the report, from 1.7 million to 2.3 million.
The employment growth rate is expected in the United States to be 4.5 percent, up 0.5 percentage point from the previous quarter.
The US warehouse industry is the largest single employer in the country, with 3.3 percent of the total workforce, according the report.
The industry also employs about one in four Americans, according TOEFL, with the remainder making up the rest of the workforce.
The report said the industry employs nearly 4 million people.
In the US, the warehouse industry employs about 16 million people, and its workforce is expected reach 4.8 million by 2020.