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Ok company, good starter company

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Current Employee - Truck Driver
Current Employee - Truck Driver

I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Fast pay advance, good experience, hometime varies, trucks vary. Reimbursed tolls/weigh. Pays for truck essentials like oil.

Cons

Starts pay low 25 cents for new inexperienced drivers. Impersonal.. your just a number. Not enough trucks for its employment and high turnover rate in drivers. Miles very from good to bad. Low miles after the holidays

Advice to Management

Get more trucks..

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  1. All ongoing mgmt feedback designed to document any future potential termination

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    Former Employee - OTR Truck Driver, Dry Van
    Former Employee - OTR Truck Driver, Dry Van

    I worked at Swift Transportation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Since they are the largest carrier with 40+ terminals I was able to schedule hometime at any terminal site nationwide, and so was able to visit friends and family without the need for travel time and expense from my actual home.

    Cons

    All property damage incidents are rated equally whether they cost $200 or a more significant cost. Any incident is declared driver-at-fault regardless of the circumstances. 99.9% positive reviews do not matter when it is only the 0.01% mistake issues that determine a driver's fate within the company. Specifically, I experienced a medical issue while driving (severe muscle spasms lower back) and caused property damage. Completed the run the next day (on time) and was assigned 2 more runs that took me 400 miles further away from home. Only then was I informed of my termination with no assistance offered in returning home, now 1600 miles away... Since I could not rent a car with my only debit card I had to rent a UHaul for a total expense of $1350 including cab, rental fee, gas, lodging, and food. Had I been informed immediately I was very close to family members who would has assisted in a much cheaper option for the journey home...

    Advice to Management

    All levals of mgmt should ride along with their front-line drivers for one or two weeks to experience firsthand the issues their drivers face on a daily basis.


  2. Thankful but im over it

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    Current Employee - Truck Driver
    Current Employee - Truck Driver

    I have been working at Swift Transportation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Cause u need to work somewhere they put me back in a truck after taking some time off and started me at top pay

    Cons

    Pay tops out at .38cpm Dispatch is moody never can find a mt or liad locksTrucks repaired when things start falling off and then your shut down for days

    Advice to Management

    Have a word with office people to be a lot more resPectful to your drivers and pay your drivers more


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