FedEx Freight

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FedEx Freight Reviews

Updated November 10, 2014
Updated November 10, 2014
164 Reviews
3.4
164 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The pay and benefits are the best I've ever had with any company (in 15 reviews)

  • Good pay and benefits as well as opportunities for advancement and even relocation if so desired (in 27 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance if your spouse children work or go to school during the day like normal ppl (in 8 reviews)

  • Plus, they expect you to work long hours without help (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company with great benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at FedEx Freight full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are the best I've ever had with any company. able to take time off when needed without it being an issue. enjoy the people i work with very much. most considered to be an extended family.

    Cons

    Management can be a bit distant and has a tendency to micro-manage things. Always needing to change policy and changing rules on the fly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    being more open to suggestions from parties in each particular department. more opportunities for advancement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Very political

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Shop Supervisor in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Shop Supervisor in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at FedEx Freight full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    pay is above average for a fleet shop.

    Cons

    no room for growth as a shop leader

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    were very do as i say not as i do, rat finks.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Account Responsible for developing new territories ,building the account base, and maintaining existing customer needs.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at FedEx Freight full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    A positive company to work for, allows opportunities of advancement, provides training for new projects.

    Cons

    A steep leaning curve, however management works with employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow employees to decline a position when the division is relocating and try to assist the employee to stay employed with the company and not get laid off, if he is not willing to relocate.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Overall a great company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supplemental Dock in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Supplemental Dock in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at FedEx Freight part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The wage is great for what you do.

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity for moving up in the company with limited choices

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    my only advice to management would be to show that they cared more about their employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Stressed

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources
    Former Employee - Human Resources

    I worked at FedEx Freight full-time

    Pros

    Company car, smaller matrix than former positions.
    Solid team of capableand knowledgeable peers.

    Cons

    Lots of travel. 24/7 operation and basically always on call.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    A very good place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Dockworker in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Dockworker in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at FedEx Freight full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and good benifits

    Cons

    Working nights is a tough job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Well run company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good pay and experience. Great benefit's

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Saint Charles, MO
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Saint Charles, MO

    I have been working at FedEx Freight full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and experience. Great benefits

    Cons

    Long hours
    Night hour
    Bully style management
    Not family oriented

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

    Fedex Freight

    Current Employee - Dock Worker in York, PA
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in York, PA

    I have been working at FedEx Freight part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Benefits for part time workers and flexibility for students

    Cons

    Odd hours in the morning but it takes some time to get use to.

  10.  

    Good overall employer in transportation industries

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Human Resources in San Jose, CA

    I worked at FedEx Freight full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay; solid benefits; financial strength of company; middle management that generally cares what is best for the company and their employees; safety focus

    Cons

    24-hour business; flexibility for some positions is limited; significant travel for many leadership positions; culture of expecting employees to be willing to relocate on relatively short notice

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Driver Apprentice/City Driver

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Driver Apprentice/City Driver in West Memphis, AR
    Current Employee - Driver Apprentice/City Driver in West Memphis, AR

    I have been working at FedEx Freight full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    So far I have been at fedex for a month and I'm loving it. I was hired as a driver apprentice because I only had 11 months of driving experience I have all endorsement just didn't have a full year of driving but the DDC program is great kinda a slow process waiting on a available coach to train you. I was told I will be catching a flight to Orlando FL next week for 3weeks to ride with a city coach for a week, then a road driver for a week or two. I'm so ready to get this over and get in a truck working the dock sucks but I did it til they figured out where I was going to go train. Even working the dock u still get paid as a driver but it gets old when u use to driving a truck. Overall so far it's a great company. Just waiting on the old drivers to retire at my terminal I swear it's people there should've retired 10 years ago lol! Drivers like 70 years old need to b at home spending all that 401k money and collecting social security.

    Cons

    Some of the people there are stuck in their ways not friendly, not all but majority of the people who been there decades are the grumpy people. But the shift I'm on which is nights all the supervisor are cool you can go to them for anything.

    Recommends

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