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Mechanic at Andrus Transportation

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  • Senior Management
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Former Employee - Mechanic  in  North Salt Lake, UT
Former Employee - Mechanic in North Salt Lake, UT

I worked at Andrus Transportation

Pros

Family owned company that will have a heart for workers with a family. Thrifty business style helps prevent the loss of customers and thus your job. If you want overtime, you will probably be able to get it.

Cons

Weak health plan. If you don't want overtime, you might not feel comfortable saying no and sharing the load. Secret pay rates (based on what your manager decides) that when disclosed by another worker, might make you unhappy.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Family management and family workers might be good for each other but for those not related to the owners, you might not appreciate what family members get away with on the job that would end your career.

Doesn't Recommend

Other Reviews for Andrus Transportation

  1.  

    Good place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Truck Driver  in  Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Andrus Transportation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Dedicated Route, Home life balance off every weekend.

    Cons

    so far there have been no cons to working here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep on keepin on.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Freight Broker

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Freight Broker  in  North Salt Lake, UT
    Current Employee - Freight Broker in North Salt Lake, UT

    I have been working at Andrus Transportation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent opportunities for bonus. Asset based brokerage, therefore some trucks available to move some freight. Recently hired a data entry clerk to enter carrier info for brokers.

    Cons

    Inexperienced brokers, cutthroat on loads in house, new brokers will steal loads and customers from you without regard for time with customer or time spent on load, management renegotiates bonus and pay structure to their benefit regularly, no regard for long term clients or haulers that you bring with you, poor communications from management staff increases stress in an already stressful work environment. They will tell you that you are a salaried employee, but they will dock you a days pay when you are not in house. They expect you to work through breaks, lunches and after hours, but offer NO compensation for the extra time you put in for the company. The term "salary" serves to protect them from paying overtime, but goes out the window when you need time off. In essence, you are a hourly employee expected to work overtime but have NO opportunity to be paid for your extra time worked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consistent, clear and open communication with staff regarding procedures and pay would promote less stress in the office. When someones work merits a raise, giving them praise may work for the day, but true appreciation is shown in their pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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