Old Dominion Freight Reviews

Updated August 20, 2015
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Old Dominion Freight President, CEO, and Director David S. Congdon
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Pros
  • Good Pay Good Boss and Co Workers Great Advancement Opportunities (in 12 reviews)

  • Great pay good home time good management (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Long Hours, High Stress, Little room for error (in 5 reviews)

  • Often work close to 55-60 hours a week with no overtime pay (in 5 reviews)

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  1. lead dock

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best company ive ever work for. vision, health, dental, vacation, 401k, personal days, and short term and long term disability is offered.

    Cons

    i can't think of any cons of my job.


  2. dock worker

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very good pay for a starting position

    Cons

    if you can't work weekends or nights you are out the door before you enter


  3. P d

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Money Money and more money

    Cons

    Non other than management could be better

    Advice to Management

    Do better with your employees


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  5. Great place to be!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Family oriented. Great work environment and pay. Upper management is approachable and cares about you. There is a lot of room for growth and career advancement.

    Cons

    It is the trucking industry so long odd hours are to be expected. Nights and weekends are normal as well as some holidays.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work as OD excels to even greater levels!


  6. Best company in my 38 year history

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    Current Employee - Terminal Manager
    Current Employee - Terminal Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company and employees working together to be successful

    Cons

    Structure of "open door policy"


  7. Lineal Driver

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Line Haul Driver in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Line Haul Driver in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    All the miles you want, good pay, good equipment. This is the third major ltl company I have worked for and by far the best. This is the best job I have had.

    Cons

    Working some holidays. Growing pains like lack of tractors

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really to complain about. I just hope OD keeps same atmosphere as they keep growing.


  8. Helpful (2)

    great company

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    Current Employee - Team Otr Linehaul Driver in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Team Otr Linehaul Driver in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time

    Pros

    great pay, see alot of the usa, lots of miles, good benefits.

    Cons

    dispatch need to improve. ask for hometime 48 hours in advance or dont go home


  9. Management

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    Current Employee - Management
    Current Employee - Management
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great family spirit, dynamic, and secure

    Cons

    None top notch freight jobs

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  10. Helpful (1)

    7+ yrars otr

    Current Employee - OTR Truck Driver in Hickory, NC
    Current Employee - OTR Truck Driver in Hickory, NC

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Clean dot.7+years.great customer relations.company driver

    Cons

    Gone out for 2 to 3 weeks at a time

    Advice to Management

    Looking for a company to stay for my future in trucking where I can be home more with my family


  11. Great place to work at

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, no micro managing everyone is helpful

    Cons

    Night shifts and not alot of hours

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work



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