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Con-way Freight Reviews

Updated January 3, 2017
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Pros
  • Fun and profesional people and good pay (in 56 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 also you will have to work the dock on a consistent basis due to the fact that they don't have that many dock workers (in 38 reviews)

  • Upper management ONLY worries about the bottom line (in 15 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Terminal Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Center Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Service Center Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Con-way Freight full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay, good benefits, stable company, They offered opportunities for advancement and a good relocation package, excellent employee training and always looking for ways to improve the company

    Cons

    Started out as Con-way and really valued people who helped them grow and expand than something changed around 2012 and upper management started alienating the tenured employees who were there at the start

    Advice to Management

    Stay relevant


  2. "DSR"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver Sales Representative in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Driver Sales Representative in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con-way Freight full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Large company with great benefits and advancement potential.

    Cons

    Loved Con-Way Freight and their history,but I'm not sure about XPO as a company.

    Advice to Management

    Share more about what XPO is doing with hourly employees.


  3. "Dock worker"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, fun place to work, great benefits, nice atmosphere,management is helpful, always a helping hand, company picnics fun

    Cons

    There are no downsides for me

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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  5. "conway freight review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Greenwich, CT
    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Greenwich, CT
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great pay and easy to move up within the company.

    Cons

    slows down a little in the winter


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sr IT Solutions Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior IT Solutions Consultant in Cumming, GA
    Former Employee - Senior IT Solutions Consultant in Cumming, GA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, great team, everyone willing to help and work together

    Cons

    Travel, not many training opportunities to grow in the organization for some departments


  7. "Dock"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kewanee, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kewanee, IL

    I have been working at Con-way Freight (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great group of managers willing to help as much as possible

    Cons

    Working in the seasonal elements

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the positive environment


  8. "EA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Ann Arbor, MI
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Ann Arbor, MI

    I worked at Con-way Freight (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Community, safety, dedicated to their employees

    Cons

    I have no cons at this time


  9. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Freight Operations Supervisor in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - Freight Operations Supervisor in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement is there

    Cons

    Lots of pressure and often rated on things out of your control


  10. "OTR Driver"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Joplin, MO
    Former Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Joplin, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Plenty of Freight, and good miles

    Cons

    phone communications can be daunting with long hold times, use the qualcom as much as possible

    Advice to Management

    none


  11. "Driver Sales Representative"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Driver Sales Repr in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Driver Sales Repr in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Con-way Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good paying job with great benefits

    Cons

    Limited hours allowed for overtime



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