Oak Harbor Freight Lines Reviews

Updated April 14, 2015
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  1. Good sized family owned company who provides decent wages

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oak Harbor Freight Lines (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people are friendly and the salaries are decent.

    Cons

    Yearly reviews are not given to every employee. It is hard to advance up the structured pay tier without approaching management for a review.

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees (full time and part time) the same.


  2. Helpful (1)

    bullied

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kent, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kent, WA

    I worked at Oak Harbor Freight Lines full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing coworkers willing to help you

    Cons

    Setup for failure and bullied by management


  3. Helpful (1)

    P&D Driver

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - P&D Driver
    Current Employee - P&D Driver

    I have been working at Oak Harbor Freight Lines full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay and benefits. Overtime pay after 8 hours. Working with good coworkers. Home every night. A paycheck and benefits.

    Cons

    Equipment is horrible. Customer service reps are rude to customers. Human resources ignores complaints even with serious accusations of discrimination. Getting paid bi-monthly sucks.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your equipment and employees. If you hire terminal managers make sure they know what they're doing. Just because they have a degree doesn't mean the know the business! And change the pay periods to every two weeks because the current way is horrible.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    A company with good pay and growth

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

    I have been working at Oak Harbor Freight Lines

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Staff and Good pay

    Cons

    No much for full time


  6. Helpful (1)

    This place is terrible

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dock Worker/Janitorial in Fontana, CA
    Former Employee - Dock Worker/Janitorial in Fontana, CA

    I worked at Oak Harbor Freight Lines part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Consider dissusing what ? Compensation im laughing, leadership non exsistant , promotions forget it who is the captain of this sinking ship quick someone throw a life preserver

    Cons

    The whole company is a con dont expect to pass your probation if you have an emergency or if you call off 1 day you should just fire yourself

    Advice to Management

    Does the titanic ring a bell


  7. Helpful (2)

    company used to be good but is now a joke.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oak Harbor Freight Lines full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    none, none, none, none, none, none

    Cons

    two co-owners never there and don't care, lots of drama, upper management won't train you, and if you complain you get in trouble. Very unprofessional company and claiming they are a company with christian values is an insult to christians. pretty eye opening when all the local headhunter agencies ask what is going on at Oak Harbor we have people coming in for interviews by the truckload.

    Advice to Management

    try training your employees and helping when they ask for it instead of writing them up, quit allowing all the drama, and owners...try showing up to work once in awhile.


  8. Helpful (1)

    Oak Harbor Freight Line

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Auburn, WA
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Auburn, WA

    I worked at Oak Harbor Freight Lines (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    clean,friendly,interesting,local,updated systems, open to religious expression

    Cons

    lack of training,AR manager unprofessional, CFO is a lair


  9. Helpful (1)

    They think one person can do the job of 3 people... Customer Service

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Rodeo, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Rodeo, CA

    I worked at Oak Harbor Freight Lines (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent pay.. But not enough for what you are expected to do

    Cons

    They hire as a part time. Then they quickly change their minds and expect you to work during the hours that you aren't even able to work. Most of the time I put in almost 12 hrs and that was with no break except lunch. Yea by law you are required to take additional breaks but then you get yelled at if the phones aren't being answered. This management is nuts. They want to take a failing office and make it produce better but they aren't willing to provide the personal for it. To top it all off they pay so badly to nonunion drivers that they can't get decent drivers. Half of our drivers couldn't even park their trailers to do pick ups or deliveries. This in turn made for very pissed off customers. Every time that we weren't able to deliver I was asked to lie to the customers, which just pissed them off more. Then I was told to transfer the pissed off customers to the manager and when I did they yelled and got pissed off too.... Don't work here unless you want to feel like a failure at your job!!!

    Advice to Management

    Take another look at how your business is run. It just seems like the business is just too big for its own good.


  10. Helpful (2)

    Favoritism

    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Montebello, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Montebello, CA

    I worked at Oak Harbor Freight Lines full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Some people there were very friendly and others would do and say things to get you in trouble with higher personnel.

    Cons

    To much laughing and messy around in the customer service department, ladies dressy unprofessional then or knows now.

    Advice to Management

    Please do not fire anyone that the supervisors do not like because they are the ones that work the hardest. Make sure you do not hire friends to work in the same facility because work lacks professional appearance.


  11. Good company unless you get injured

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Auburn, WA
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Auburn, WA

    I worked at Oak Harbor Freight Lines full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    good union benefits, good pay, good hours. Was able to get forklift certefied on site

    Cons

    When you get injured like I did they forget about you like they did for me. Didn't offer light duty

    Advice to Management

    Fire yourselfs



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