Patterson Logistics

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Patterson Logistics Reviews

Updated October 11, 2014
Updated October 11, 2014
7 Reviews
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  1.  

    Not bad...

    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Patterson Logistics

    Pros

    I liked the benefits, variety, and the higher ups. There's a lot of room for growth as long as you put forth the effort.

    Cons

    Some days are longer than others.
    You really have to pay attention to little details that can slip by or you'll get an out of the building error which affects your room for growth.

    I feel like a lot of people quit because they don't feel as though they're getting paid enough.

    Especially when Dental is definitely the hardest shipping job when compared to Medical and Vet, but they get paid the same if not more.

  2.  

    Too Political

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Dinuba, CA
    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Dinuba, CA

    I worked at Patterson Logistics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    You get paid time off every month . And oppurtunty to get 3 raises within a year

    Cons

    Managers do no work all they do is point fingers. Pretty much promote anyone who has a relationship with the manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Overall, it was a positive experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tonawanda, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tonawanda, NY

    I worked at Patterson Logistics full-time

    Pros

    Managers were all good people who truly cared for their coworkers and did a good job running the warehouse. Easy job, days go quick when it is busy.

    Cons

    Very poor pay. The low wages led to a lot of disgruntled workers. Employees who have been there a long time typically have a very poor attitude due to lack of advancement opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take better care of the warehouse workers. The company is posting great profits yet some of the hardest working people are working for next to nothing. These people make you look good by busting their tails to get orders out on time during bid season and do a very commendable job. I understand the qualifications of your typical warehouse worker will not be deserving of a huge salary but there is certainly room for improvement in the pay scale

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Great experience but bad management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Order Filler in Bessemer, AL
    Current Employee - Order Filler in Bessemer, AL

    I have been working at Patterson Logistics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits are great, hour long lunch, and can move to different areas in the warehouse.

    Cons

    The time it takes to move up and get raises is entirely to long, not enough advancement opportunities, pay isn't great, management lacks any management skill, The managers are unfair, pick and choose who they like and how far you go depends on how they like you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Patterson is a good place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dinuba, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dinuba, CA

    I have been working at Patterson Logistics

    Pros

    Weekends off! The management team make an effort to work with individual schedule needs.

    Cons

    The compensation package is below average industry levels.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You do great in motivating your employees which is why people do not generally leave, but your compensation package needs to be improved.

    Recommends
  7.  

    It looked like it was a good company...

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

    I worked at Patterson Logistics full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Paid time off from day one and they do work with your schedule.

    Cons

    I was fired after working there for one week and I still don't understand why. I had a meeting with my supervisor at 11:30 and he told me everything was going great and that I was performing at warehouse 3 numbers and he asked if I was planning on staying with the company long-term to which I said yes. After the meeting I went back to work and was called into the office for another meeting in which he said " I'm sorrybut I spoke with other mgt and we don't know if we want you back on Monday?! It then took me three additionadays to actually get a reason which was we just didn't feel that you fit in. During the interview process they tell you that they don't fire people for no reason but that sure looks like as lie at this point. There is also a lack of training it seems. I was also told that they took many steps to retain employees but it seems like this was a lie as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure that mgt is there to see new employees work and to train them and if a new employee isn't being a social butterfly its probably because they are doing the job you hired them to do instead of wasting company time. It also would be great if they waited the full probationary period before making a decision about this and how about asking the employee about what's going on instead of just making assumptions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  8.  

    Working at Patterson Logistics

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

    I have been working at Patterson Logistics

    Pros

    job stability
    company growth
    non-management employee promotion program

    Cons

    eradic hours at time
    little concern with staffing quality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    realize the importance of staffing
    create an environment of continuous improvement

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