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Con-way Freight Reviews

Updated December 8, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good Pay and decent family work life" (in 57 reviews)

  • "Decent Pay, decent people to work with" (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "Every thing changed after take over by XPO" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Truck drivet"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment. great job

    Cons

    Not much home time out for to long


  2. "Working at Con-way/XPO Logistics in Portland, OR"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best and talented employees and work culture. I could realize more now how great benefits were. Great culture.

    Cons

    Some new management folks started messing up with the culture with their dirty politics, and some wanted to change the company for good overnight by micro-management.

    Advice to Management

    Don't let micromanagement take roots in the culture and process.

  3. "Mechanic"

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    Former Employee - Diesel Mechanic in Gary, IN
    Former Employee - Diesel Mechanic in Gary, IN

    I worked at Con-way Freight (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay and hours of work

    Cons

    Lacks Leadership and Management


  4. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Con-way Freight part-time

    Pros

    Time salary people hours money

    Cons

    Work stress organization amount time

    Advice to Management

    Organized


  5. "Waste of life"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    World poor youth money directly filter in the company

    Cons

    Fake company and all frud and etc

    Advice to Management

    Waste


  6. "Company doesn't care about it's employees"

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    Former Employee - Fork Lift Driver in Middleburg Heights, OH
    Former Employee - Fork Lift Driver in Middleburg Heights, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Had a nice break room.

    Cons

    Company and management don't care about the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better.


  7. "Fallen from Greatness"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time

    Pros

    Con-way was a wonderful company that fostered a culture of safety, trust and loyalty

    Cons

    When XPO acquired Con-way the key culture components were gone, safety wasn't key, trust was gone loyalty was non-existent.

  8. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in El Paso, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in El Paso, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay and decent family work life

    Cons

    Too much favoritism, hostile environment, no room for advancement


  9. "Seniority"

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    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great for the terminal you hired in at.

    Cons

    When you transfer to another terminal, you should not be able to transfer back with full seniority.

    Advice to Management

    The driver is everything to the company, and his seniority is all he has!


  10. "Manager of Fleet Maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Fleet Maintenance Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Fleet Maintenance Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good maintenance policy/practices, OK insurance and benefits package. reasonable pay scale thru out all departments.

    Cons

    Bought out by XPO, all Lean principals were discarded, now more my way or the highway, very numbers driven.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees that have been doing these jobs for years. Bring back participatory management style.