Sysco Reviews in Memphis, TN

Updated October 22, 2014
Updated October 22, 2014
269 Reviews
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269 Reviews
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Pros
  • Corporate office in Houston has made strides in creating work-life balance for employees (in 11 reviews)

  • Good benefits, good experience, supervisors were very helpful (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance for exempt employees is too far skewed towards work (in 9 reviews)

  • There is no loyalty anymore, upper management does not get into the details (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work

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

    I have been working at Sysco full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great products, services and people.

    Cons

    Can not think of any.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    This place has a death wish, business practices and employee morale included!

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

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

    Pros

    Pay is decent, free food all the time, interesting field.

    Cons

    The work of 3 people is placed on 1 person, most employees don't get to take a lunch and put in 50-60 hrs without extra compensation, not a family-oriented company, no flexibility on hours, no incentives for meeting department goals, so why bother busting tail to meet those goals when you get paid the same regardless? Also, insurance is lousy for such a large corporation!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve employee morale by offering incentives when goals are met, make employees feel appreciated for the hard work they put in day in and day out, offer more flex time, and revamp the outdated vacation schedule, oh and allow employees access from home. You have lots of young mothers and vacation time is quickly used up on taking care of sick kids.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sysco Memphis Sales Representative

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Sales in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Sysco

    Pros

    #1 Food service company. Sell quality food products. Well known reputation throughout the U.S. Very close sales force. Family oriented. Good marketing support. Your refrigerator will stay packed full of free food through relationships with brokers & restaurants. Good way to build relationships in the community & restaurants.

    Cons

    Horrible pay. 100% commission. No mileage/gas reimbursement. Long, long, hours. Phone never stops ringing even on the weekends. Basically you have restaurant hours, plus the times they are not open. "Will calls" for customers who forget to order items. Prices tend to be a little higher on commodity items (chicken, beef, etc.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase pay. Reimburse fo mileage!

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