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Beloit, WI
5001 to 10000 employees
1982
Company - Private
Business Services
$5 to $10 million (USD) per year
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ABC Supply Co., Inc. is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation's largest distributors of siding, windows and other select exterior building products, tools and related supplies. Since our start in ... Read more

Mission: ABC's mission is to be the biggest, best and easiest service company distributing select exterior building products. We will be recognized as an employee-first company producing world-class associate engagement, customer engagement and financial results.

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    I have been working at ABC Supply Co. full-time

    Pros

    - Great work environment.
    - Pro family
    - Very good work-life balance
    - Opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    - Deal with a great variety of people, which is hard to manage.

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ABC Supply Co. Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Rosedale, MD
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at ABC Supply Co. (Rosedale, MD) in June 2017.

    Interview

    I had applied 2 months previous, and finally got a call saying they'd just had a manager change and checked older applications. The manager was young-ish, younger than me at least and I'm 29, and as he told me it was a recent promotion. I did a lot of the steering the conversation and most of my questions were about employee orientation and the level of routine in the job. As a driver, work gets stressful very quickly if you have someone behind a desk changing your routes unexpectedly and extending your hours because they are unable to ask customers to be more flexible so as to keep drivers safely driving. I had a recent experience with being hired as a driver but only driving 40-50% of the time, and asked to do other stuff. The pay was a little less but there's a "shingle" bonus that would mean I was well paid, and I was overall happy. It seemed to be a good fit even though I knew nothing about roofing products. But I was told as a driver, this wouldn't be a disruption to my performance and I'd be eased into the learning of things.
    However, after working there for one day things became more clear to me. The place has been running messy and understaffed for months, and I was misled, because I was called because another recent hired driver quit after a short time. By day 3, after finishing all my onboarding classes I had been working 10 hr days in the warehouse and management had no intention of rushing to get me on the road. I couldn't get a clear answer if asking what I'd be trained on was. Often I was unsupervised for many hours, doing the best to help in the warehouse with pick-ups and recieving shipments. Very, very unprofessional I thought that they'd be unapproachable for a new hire. But furthermore, I wondered why there was a lack of diversity in the company as well. The location was fairly new, had previously been Norandex until ABC bought them out, and no office employee besides this new manager wasn't a previous Norandex employee. I'm not saying that is bad, but they had many positions still to fill( As mentioned prior, there was no warehouse employees) and couldn't bring in people with roof wholesale background. The manager was black though and I think as I am white and I had misgivings about things (for good reason) he immediately started thinking I could be prejudiced. I left after a week. I wouldn't want to be working where managers would be so hard on looking at weaknesses in others, rather than looking inside themselves, and basically making up their own un-based conclusions to fulfill their thinking. I was working long hours in a un-cooled warehouse doing things that wasn't discussed in interviews, while management were in A/C'd office and being the last to come in in the morning, and never had answers for direct questions about my future. Being a manager at any age doesn't give you a free pass for ignorance and laziness. And any employee who is trying to get ahead will always adapt management's ideals. I came in to pick up my last paycheck and it was locked in an office that they couldn't get in while this manager was taking a personal day. No surprise there.

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ABC Supply Co. Awards & Accolades

  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • Great Workplace Award, Gallup, 2009
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