D&H Distributing

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D&H Distributing Reviews

Updated February 23, 2015
Updated February 23, 2015
18 Reviews
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  1.  

    A safe place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at D&H Distributing

    Pros

    Good work/life balance. Good ESOP if you plan on working there for many years

    Cons

    No opportunity to grow with department

  2.  

    Very disappointing

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Specialist in Harrisburg, PA

    I have been working at D&H Distributing

    Pros

    It beats the unemployment line but not much else

    Cons

    Too many to attempt to list them all here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Completely switch to doing the opposite of what's currently happening

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    Good entry level job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Sales in Harrisburg, PA

    I have been working at D&H Distributing full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Trainings, opportunity to win things, give aways and nice co workers!

    Cons

    Low pay rates, no opportunity for advancement. Benefits aren't good.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to work and have a good time doing it.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior VMware Administrator in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Senior VMware Administrator in Harrisburg, PA

    I have been working at D&H Distributing full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very employee centric environment. They care about you, your opinion and your family health. They have a great ESOP program and encourage everyone to do their part to make it better. Fast paced but not overwhelming environment. Tons of opportunity to show what you are made of and make a difference. The owners are very much involved with everyone and even take the time to talk and listen to you. Great IT management team who listens and pushes everyone to work and play hard. They don't let the 20/80 rule fly, in other words they make sure that 80% of the people are doing 80% of the work not only 20% of the people doing 80% of the work like most places. They encourage you to "do the right thing" not the popular thing. The focus is on a one fight one team not everyone for themselves.

    Cons

    They are growing fast so change is everywhere. Not always a con but at times projects will just drop and focus is changed over night. More training would be great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More push for training but other than that IT Management is on the right path to really make a difference for the company and it's employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Easy work, terrible management

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    Former Employee - Everything in Newnan, GA
    Former Employee - Everything in Newnan, GA

    I worked at D&H Distributing full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Pay is ok for younger people, but it is definitely less than other warehouses. Easy work. If you can do basic math, and lift items, you will be fine. There are a couple of different shifts you can work for. Nice people. Can pull extra hours during peak season. Employee discounts are pretty awesome. Sometimes give out prizes, not as much as they used to though.

    Cons

    Terrible management. HR supervisor is lazy, I don't even know the guys name, he rarely shows up. Majority of supervisors are rather good, but a few should not have a position like that. One will actually sit around for hours talking to women workers, and play favorites to them. Some leads, including the branch manager, have been known to lie and punish employees for things they haven't done. If you work third shift, you will never be recognized for your work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rebuild. Let employees know ahead of time what hours they are working. We shouldn't have to find a supervisor to know when to leave, or if your keeping us late. Be strict on employees who are not working. top the favoritism. Stop lying.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    great place to work!!!!!!

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    Former Employee - Picker in Newnan, GA
    Former Employee - Picker in Newnan, GA

    I worked at D&H Distributing part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The compensation is not bad, you get paid every week. They start you off at $10.50

    Cons

    I can not think of any.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    newnan ga is a big joke what with the hr manager and the dc manager being what they are in regards to employees

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    Former Employee - Picker in Newnan, GA
    Former Employee - Picker in Newnan, GA

    I worked at D&H Distributing full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    working with some of the people that you get to be friends with and its ok with the gifts that you can win

    Cons

    putting up with some (but not all ) incompetents of some of the supervisors. if you are not on their some side they will make it hard for you and get you fired. even managers that is over them will not listen about a problem with a few of the supervisors, these supervisors can do no wrong.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    the hours could be better. the very top managers and owners needs to look at some managers and supervisors with regards to the newnan distribution center. more communication with the regular employees and supervisors and managers that does a good job for them could help. you lose a lot of good employees and keep some sorry ones that just stands around and do nothing while good work to make up for the ones that don't or they just get fired.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good company for the right person.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Representative in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Representative in Harrisburg, PA

    I worked at D&H Distributing full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fun people. Prizes, company-wide lunches and breakfasts. Family owned. ESOP.

    Cons

    pay is low. No real career growth opportunities. Positions are filled without being posted. Outdated software systems. Not very professional environment. Lots of swearing. Some of the people working there look like they just got out of prison or rehab, but since all the sales work is phone and email, appearance isn't important. Very sedentary job. In chair, doing emails and talking on phone all day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mentor employs for possible career growth. Do a process analysis and invest in software that will improve efficiency. Company relies too much on email and people and not enough on processes and software. No documented procedures. It sometimes feels the sales dept is looked down upon by other departments and the reps are not trusted.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Very confusing

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Management in Harrisburg, PA

    I worked at D&H Distributing full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Learn how not to manage a business

    Cons

    Family owned and micro managed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Currently not friendly to female management or racial and or orientatation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Experiences vary depending on what department you work in, but the politics are unreal.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at D&H Distributing full-time

    Pros

    There are a lot of give-aways, raffles, lunches, snacks, etc. which are nice. Management has put some effort into upgrading the building over the past year (installing ceilings, replacing stained ceilings, painting walls), which was desperately needed. The company has a lot going for it and is stable.

    Cons

    Some areas of the company are not female-friendly (unless you are low-level), this includes some areas run by women. Hiring good resources is challenging, the pay rates are lower than market in most cases. Definitely behind the curve on adopting best practices. Senior management does not want input.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The job market has picked up a bit since 2010, people aren't quite as desperate as they were, so you aren't going to get quality people at the prices you are willing to pay. Highly recommend sexual discrimination training with all levels of management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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