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Con-way Freight Reviews

Updated February 15, 2018
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Pros
  • Good Pay and decent family work life (in 57 reviews)

  • pay is good fairly good benefits good vacation policy I just cant say enough good about this company (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • long hours old technology a lot of dust (in 38 reviews)

  • Upper management ONLY worries about the bottom line (in 15 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. "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.

  3. "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.


  4. "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


  5. "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!


  6. "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.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "There are better places to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Home daily, average pay, and decent vacation time

    Cons

    Bad trucks, young management

    Advice to Management

    Hire people with experience

  8. "Dock Worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Con-way Freight part-time

    Pros

    Fun and profesional people and good pay

    Cons

    Lack of hours since it's not steady business.


  9. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time

    Pros

    The co does offer some Advancement

    Cons

    The co has Poor communication


  10. "Office Position"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative - Biller in Texarkana, AR
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative - Biller in Texarkana, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, decent benefits, co-workers & managers friendly

    Cons

    Office workers laid off since they went 3rd party, most likely to overseas workers. Lack of training.

    Advice to Management

    Dont outsource your jobs!


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