Velocity Express Reviews

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John McAlpin
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  • Entrepreneurial environment; Highly experienced professionals in all leadership positions

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    Pros

    Entrepreneurial environment; Highly experienced professionals in all leadership positions;

    Cons

    Company is struggling with profitability and with competitive positioning

    Advice to Management

    Keep working to find a niche where you will succeed - you have all the necessary skills and infrastructure in place

Velocity Express Interviews

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    Terminal Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greensboro, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Velocity Express (Greensboro, NC) in February 2009.

    Interview

    Easy interview process as I was known from past experience with 15 years in Transportation Experience. Most hiring is handled at the local terminal level by the Terminal Manager

    Interview Questions

    • What do you think this terminal's annual revenue was last year?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Accepted what I requested

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Website www.velocityexpress.com
Headquarters Stafford, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors FedEx, Dynamex, BeavEx

Fulfilling customers' need for speed, Velocity Express specializes in same-day delivery services. The company offers scheduled pickup and delivery, distribution logistics (in which customers' shipments are sorted for delivery to multiple locations), and expedited delivery. Customers include retailers, office products manufacturers, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and other merchandise distributors. Velocity Express operates from approximately 80 warehouses and terminal facilities, and deliveries are made by independent contractor drivers. In 2009 the company filed for Chapter... More

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