Heartland Express Reviews

2.7
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Heartland Express Chairman & CEO Michael Gerdin
Michael Gerdin
20 Ratings
  • Fleet Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fleet Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Fleet Manager in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Heartland Express full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Office environment, Air conditioned desk job, can use phone at work

    Cons

    Absolutley zero opportunity to make a career with this company. It is a "job" not a "career"

    Advice to Management

    Start to develop your employees. Teach them more and PROMOTE THEM!!!!


Heartland Express Interviews

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Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Collector/Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Liberty, IA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Heartland Express (North Liberty, IA) in January 2014.

    Interview

    It took over a month for HR to contact me after receiving my information/resume. The recruiter was extremely polite and apologetic in the delay in response. He was very easy to talk to and informative.

    Interview Questions

    • After completing our phone conversation, an interview was schedule. I was just really impressed with the politeness.   Answer Question

Heartland Express Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies , Forbes, 2009
America's 200 Best Small Companies , Forbes, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.heartlandexpress.com
Headquarters North Liberty, IA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1978
Type Company - Public (HTLD)
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Home is where the heart is, and Heartland Express stays close to home as a short- to medium-haul truckload carrier -- its average trip is just over 500 miles. With the exception of traffic from its Phoenix hub, the company mainly operates east of the Rockies; it also offers service in the southwestern US. Although most of its loads go directly from origin to destination, Heartland also operates from about 10 regional distribution hubs, which are located near major customers. The company regional hubs focus on short-haul freight movements (less than 500 miles). Heartland ... More

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