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Burris Logistics Reviews

Updated June 17, 2014
Updated June 17, 2014
10 Reviews

3.7
10 Reviews
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  1.  

    Worked there for a short time but loved it

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    Former Employee - Trans Supervisor  in  Brandywine, DE
    Former Employee - Trans Supervisor in Brandywine, DE

    Pros

    Great work environment, friendly co-workers, good facility, great managers

    Cons

    Low pay but typical of this industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your supervisors more but what they pay is not that far off from industry standards-unfortunately.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good work environment

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    Former Employee - Administrative  in  Rocky Hill, CT
    Former Employee - Administrative in Rocky Hill, CT

    Pros

    Friendly people, support education, flexible schedule

    Cons

    No many opportunity for advancement, because of the structure and the functions of the organization

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good company, good people

    Current Employee - Sales Representative  in  New Castle, DE
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New Castle, DE

    Pros

    Great co workers, decent pay, freedom on the job.

    Cons

    Health benefits, no room for growth on the sales force, just a job not a career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support your team instead of barraging them in sales meetings.

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  5.  

    Great Company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A terrific company that invests in employees and offers ample opportunity for development and advancement. Has exceptional core values. Has some very talented senior leaders that are relate-able and have a strong vision for the future that is openly shared. Overall a great company to work for.

    Cons

    Lack of bench strength. Opportunity with development of front line supervisors.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company, Great people

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Elkton, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elkton, MD

    Pros

    A larger distribution company that maintains a family atmosphere. Some very talented senior leaders who have the right vision for the future. Overall it was a terrific company with some truly fantastic people in every level of management. Strong focus on company culture and customer satisfaction.

    Cons

    -Fairly shallow talent pool on the supervisory level that stifled operational excellence.
    -Like any company there were a few supervisors/managers that were merely keeping a seat warm.
    -Advancement often based on "time served" and not merit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to develop you core supervisory leaders and never stop focusing on the individual.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    It was a good experience

    Former Employee - Driver  in  Rocky Hill, CT
    Former Employee - Driver in Rocky Hill, CT

    Pros

    Good Pay and good eqipment

    Cons

    Long hours worked a lot of hours not paid for

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More time off

  8.  

    Overall good company / employee oriented
    HPWP initiatives are advancing teamwork & satisfaction

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Health benefits are good / Management is pretty fair overall

    Cons

    Pay is not commiserate with job functions / expectations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Review positions against industry standards for pay rates / audit work to see what each position is REALLY responsible for!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    short-lived.....the sales force gave away the opportunities to 'customer', without making them accountable in the relati

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    Former Employee - Transportation Manager  in  New Castle, DE
    Former Employee - Transportation Manager in New Castle, DE

    Pros

    employment was what is was....a job.....very little pressure from corporate....did the best with what I had to work with....site mgr was ok of a person.......

    Cons

    ...rates were low-balled to entice customer into site......no support from corporate to re-enforce terms of enegagement as initially established, causing loss of margin as a result....

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make people bottom-line accountable....corporate isn't the large white building up on the hill....come down, look around....don't allow your VPs to blow smoke at you....

    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Sales Rep

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    Pros

    Good management, fair compensation. helpful customer service. A good place to work. Easy to ask people questions. Helpful human resources.

    Cons

    Tough to advance. Not enough one on one training. Really busy business. Have to work some weekend and holidays. But good place to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Burris was a real good place to work. I would just suggest helpin people find other things to do in the company. There were so many people I didn't meet.

    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good family to work for.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The family is very involved in the business and has worked every aspect of the business. They do make a very good effort to help balance family like and work.

    Cons

    Due to the food business spiking during the holiday season the hours can get long during these periods bur during slow periods the hours are much shorter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to focus on growing the business to expand and create more opportunities for team members that want to grow with the company.

    Recommends
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