Gardewine North Reviews

3 Reviews

3.9
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  1.  

    wonderful experience overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Entry
    Current Employee - Data Entry

    I have been working at Gardewine North part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The work environment and the work culture are the two best reasons to work for this company.
    If you are someone who likes to work in a pleasant and light environment and have some fun while doing work, this is the right place to work. people are cooperative and helpful.

    Cons

    One has to be really fast-paced, active, multi-tasker and energetic if you have to do jobs like manifesting, billing, etc, which can lead to stress. This can be overcome with time and practice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no special advice.. just continue the way you are doing and the company will definetely be more succesful in the future.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Too Corporate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Straight Truck Driver  in  Sault Ste. Marie, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Straight Truck Driver in Sault Ste. Marie, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Gardewine North full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    profit sharing is ok, you can meet lots of people, I'm sorry but that's all of the pros I can think of at the moment because there aren't any.

    Cons

    Very little training, poor communication, lots of customers are unhappy with the sevice. Gardewine does not care about the customers only the bottom line and the numbers...too corporate. they will cut your throat no matter what

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn about your employees and take time to care. Your company is going down the tubes fast.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    Good place to work

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

    I have been working at Gardewine North

    Pros

    employee focused company, good benefits and decent retirement plan. Pay rate in the upper end of the scale for type of work. Equipment is kept in good shape. Great people to with and for, an honest and serious open door policy , as well as close attention to most employee input.

    Cons

    Home/ work life balance tends to lean more toward work. Training is sparse except in where required by law. Job descriptions vague and liable to change without notice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Weakest points are training and communication. Training is promised but often left until there is an issue or a situation. A lack of clear communication and often opposing directives make difficult decisions harder to make and less likely to have a satisfactory outcome for all parties involved.

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