CEVA Logistics

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CEVA Logistics Reviews

Updated October 21, 2014
Updated October 21, 2014
209 Reviews
2.5
209 Reviews
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CEVA Logistics CEO Xavier Urbain
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits and a lot of additional training is available, even out of your job classification (in 9 reviews)

  • A lot of good people work there and the team mentality is higher than most places (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Country's executive level unstable, senior management changes every 3-5 years (in 11 reviews)

  • Most salaried personnel work long hours and are under a lot of stress (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Unorganized use of talent & under market salaries

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Dallas, TX

    I worked at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Moving up through the company was very easy, however, pay seems to be below market wages. I received 3 promotions in 1 year and each time was unimpressed with the offers, especially when comparing them to other companies doing the same job.

    Cons

    Pay seems to be slightly under market. They hire you for a position and then add on more and more responsibility, without compensation. Everything seems like a secret between management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You get what you pay for. If you want people to take you and your company seriously, take your employees seriously. Manage the talent you guys currently have better than you currently do.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    I learned tolerance, patience, how to work smart over hard...

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    Former Employee - AP International Field Support III in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - AP International Field Support III in Houston, TX

    I worked at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    It was close to home and working in international logistics I was able to meet people from all over the world ...

    Cons

    Theh didn't think twice about outsourcing almost all of the employees disrupting everyone's life...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers not only delegate, they participate ...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    no advancement opportunity.not enough pay

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    Current Employee - Freight Handler in Grapevine, TX
    Current Employee - Freight Handler in Grapevine, TX

    I have been working at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    like my job, used to like m,y hours

    Cons

    not enough pay, no advancement opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    care about employees, pay more

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    High turnover but a lot of opportunities and good benefits.

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX

    I worked at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There is vast exposure to a lot of different functions and experiences. Benefits are good and pay is about average.

    Cons

    Most salaried personnel work long hours and are under a lot of stress. Because of high turnover it can be difficult to get consistent service and support.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better training and support.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    honest wage for honest work.

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    Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large global company with many opportunities for advancement (in corporate) if you push.
    Very flexible schedule, but that is dependent on direct supervisor and business needs.
    Good benefits.
    Good feeling of being part of a team.

    Cons

    Poor IT support.
    No formalized training.
    Fewer opportunities for advancement in the filed. (non-corporate)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need better IT support and solutions. There have been so many cuts to IT it's felt at desk level and eventually will impact customer. (in some cases it has already)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Use to be a good company, now not so much

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    Current Employee - Export Specialist IV in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Export Specialist IV in Houston, TX

    I have been working at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Some long time customers who are great.

    Cons

    Pay is not good at all, most of the management and people are unprofessional. Health insurance goes up every year. No sick pay; everything is lumped under PTO. Can't keep employees which makes work loads larger for others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of loyal employees who have been there 5+ years. Pay people what they are worth when you know they are a great worker. Get rid of unprofessional management who lie and are not fair.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Pretty good place to work-I miss it!

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    Former Employee - Domestic Specialist
    Former Employee - Domestic Specialist

    I worked at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is decent for the type of work. A lot of good people work there and the team mentality is higher than most places. Good benefits and a lot of additional training is available, even out of your job classification.

    Cons

    I got downsized along with 7-8 others all on the same day due to the combining of two locations. Ironic that the combining never took place and the person who initiated it is no longer with the company. The hours were crazy at times, you might work 2 or 3 different shifts a week as need arose. Hard on the family life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work-life balance needs to be more of a priority in today's world.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    OKAY

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CEVA Logistics

    Pros

    Can be a fascinating place to work if you like logistics, warehousing, materials handling, contract management and transportation.

    Cons

    High turn-over and constant layoffs of line and middle management positions, politics, below market salaries and benefits, and unsettling atmosphere of mergers and acquisitions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Investment Banker owners, executives and managers need to focus more on improving leadership in an organization which is highly dependent upon quality control, contract management, positive employee relations and customer relations.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    strong company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CEVA Logistics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    stable employment, strong market shares, advancing in dynamics, good pay to work ratio if you are efficient, good work schedule, teamwork to get the job done overall is ok

    Cons

    politics of course its logistics, some poor decision making when it comes to personnel, weekly pay would be better, need more employee involvement in some decision making

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    fire the free loaders and lazy personnel that make others work harder

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Opportunity for Growth

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director Operations
    Current Employee - Director Operations

    I have been working at CEVA Logistics full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, professional, challenging with opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Financial performance, working as a service provider

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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