Estes Express

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Estes is a Great place to Work!

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Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Richmond, VA
Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Richmond, VA

I have been working at Estes Express

Pros

They are a very Finacially Stable company. They promote from within as often as possible. They are family owned and tend to be pretty cool in allowing time off for family needs. The work environment is amazing. People are generally very nice and laid back. Everyone Works hard, but has fun at the same time. They have several different divisions, so ings are always growing and expanding. While there is some dull moments, generally speaking there is always something to do. Good benefits. Very little Micro-managing takes place if you are doing your job well.

Cons

Nobody doing to work is breaking the bank. The technology used is functional, but old and out-dated. Brute force over Technology is generally how things get done.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

All in All a Great Job.

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    During a challenging economy and competitive industry, learn why Estes West not only survives, but grows.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Estes Express

    Pros

    Strong carrier in midst of challenging environment. Strong level of latitude for sales persons. Numerous resources. Upper management group is forward thinking with new ideas and processes. Open door policy with immediate manager.

    Cons

    Inconsistent. Not always able to penetrate against other more respected carriers. Limited on-the job training. Overwhelmingly dependent on 3PL contributions. Ability to negotiate at lower level sales positions virtually does not exist.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your people at the lower levels of employment. Remove barrier that exists between upper management, lower level management, and rank-and-file employees. Also, remove barrier between operations personnel and sales. Both need each other to survive, so it is critical that both communicate consistently and effectively.

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    Stable company in a highly competitive environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

    I have been working at Estes Express

    Pros

    Stable company with no debt. Company provided benefits along with 401K match. In comparison to other truck lines this company does not micro manage its employees.

    Cons

    Low pay scale. Limited upside potential. Poor response by corporate on problem resolution. Company employees are required to perform too many tasks with little or no training. Company seems to have poor vision of where it wants to go in the future. New services are added without adequate training while core services suffer from under performance. Limited input from employees on setting goals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Handle complaints in a timely manner. Provide better training for lower level employees.

    No opinion of CEO
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