Ozburn-Hessey Logistics Reviews

Updated August 30, 2015
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Ozburn-Hessey Logistics CEO Randy Curran
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Pros
  • Opportunity to learn and advance (in 4 reviews)

  • Company is growing rapidly and lots of room for promotions within the east coast (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/Life balance is non-existent (in 5 reviews)

  • Very little communication with upper management (in 6 reviews)

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  1. OHL

    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst

    Pros

    The best asset this company has is it's people.

    Cons

    There are alot of changes all the time.


  2. Disappointed

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Rialto, CA
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Rialto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ozburn-Hessey Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good company to work for and benefits are amazing.

    Cons

    No advancement unless you are in a click or a woman in my particular warehouse.

    Advice to Management

    Interviews are supposed to be an equal opportunity to all. Look at the resumes and determine if that person is good for the promotion. I have been with the company for one year along with my female Co-workers and that have been advanced to supervisor. As higher management and human resources don't you see a trend. As said the company is fantastic however, the higher ups are not fair.


  3. poor management,low pay

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pit Operator in Columbia, SC
    Current Employee - Pit Operator in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Ozburn-Hessey Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Quiet, overtime,lower management seems to care about the employees

    Cons

    Upper management only cares about themselves, dont listen to employees, keeps the office locked where the only access is to cold water

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees the way you expect to be treated


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  5. Not a bad place

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is a lot of room for growth. They want employees who want to invest their work in the company and to invest in employees.

    Cons

    Slow growth. You have to prove yourself for quite a while. You have to understand the proper bureaucracy.


  6. misrepresented

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edwardsville, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edwardsville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ozburn-Hessey Logistics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    it does bring in a paycheck

    Cons

    job is not what was described during interview huge lack of training absolutely no organization

    Advice to Management

    be honest about position you are hiring for be present


  7. Director Market Development

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ozburn-Hessey Logistics full-time

    Pros

    I can't think of many...but if you happen to get into one of the verticals that they do well in, such as e-commerce, you can do well.

    Cons

    Recruitment is very slick, directed to make you hear everything you want to hear. This is focused on sales. Management, especially top management, has zero concern for helping anyone. Marketing is completely inept. 100% good ole boy network. They have no idea how to generate leads. If you are entering the company in a vertical that is not one of the 2 they actually have a presence in - you are completely on your own. No leads, no marketing dollars, nothing. While recruiting, they will make you believe they will back you 100% and give you all you need to be successful. This is absolutely not the case. They only want your contacts in their CRM.


  8. You Can't Fix Stupid

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Winchester, VA
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Winchester, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ozburn-Hessey Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Never a shortage of work, so overtime is almost guaranteed. Friendly and amicable co-workers. Weekends off.

    Cons

    No training whatsoever for new recruits due to being way too busy. New management with seemingly no experience in the field of logistics make rash and often senseless decisions without asking employees' opinions first. Favoritism of outbound dept. over inbound dept. because "that's the money going out the door." Management constantly nitpicking and belittling employees over trivial nonsense. Depending on who you are, some are forced to work up to 16 hours a day while others get to go home after 8. Apparently it takes three managers to do the work that was previously accomplished by one.

    Advice to Management

    Get out of the air conditioning from time to time and share the blood and sweat of us warehouse peons. Get your priorities straight. Figure out what's going on before you make decisions. Provide better training instead of throwing new recruits to the wolves and then terminating them after their first mistake.


  9. operations lead

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Team Lead in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Operations Team Lead in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ozburn-Hessey Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    GreAt company to work for, family oriented

    Cons

    Crazy demands can work on better pay

    Advice to Management

    Demands


  10. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Joliet, IL
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Joliet, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I been working in this company for about 15 years where I been learning a lot. there is a lot of opportunities for you to grow with the company

    Cons

    none. . . . .


  11. Reach truck driver

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lebanon, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lebanon, TN

    Pros

    It was a very Dependable place of employment and it was somewhat stress free and easy going.

    Cons

    The management was poor at keeping good employees. They were not totally fair to other employees.

    Advice to Management

    They could have treated their employees with little more respect and understanding.



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