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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)

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  1. "Support Role"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Numerous locations for employment opportunities

    Cons

    More face time with management out in the field

    Advice to Management

    More site visits to the service centers


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Delivery Driver"

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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Service to others w my job

    Cons

    Be for others on first line

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good job to get home daily without sacrificing pay"

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    Current Employee - Local P&D Driver in North Augusta, SC
    Current Employee - Local P&D Driver in North Augusta, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Steady work, only work dock in evening until more seniority is achieved. If you hang in there it gets easier.

    Cons

    Some freight is nearly impossible to unload alone and it's our job to get it off the trailer. back breaking!

    Advice to Management

    work on making it easier for drivers to unload freight at places that have no dock, no forklift, etc.


  4. "warehouse"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Searcy, AR
    Former Employee - Manager in Searcy, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    learning how to assemble diesel trailers and placing the logos and decals properly

    Cons

    too hot in the warehouse not enough air

    Advice to Management

    get better air system


  5. "dockworker"

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    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Parma, OH
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Parma, OH

    I have been working at Con-way Freight part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good truck company close to home

    Cons

    am good hard work

    Advice to Management

    you give me a chance you will not go wrong


  6. Helpful (1)

    "okay"

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    Former Employee - Dock Worker
    Former Employee - Dock Worker
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Okay pay and hours. Bosses were laid back.

    Cons

    Favoritism. Only care about numbers.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Dock worker"

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    Former Employee - Driver Sales Representative in Blythe, CA
    Former Employee - Driver Sales Representative in Blythe, CA
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Experience in loading and unloading shipping receiving delivering fork lift driver truck driver Hassler

    Cons

    I practice all safety procedure

    Advice to Management

    I can run the dock effectively if I'm giving the opportunity

  8. "Happy employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Con-way Freight full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Coworkers are very friendly and helpful. Non corporate feel at times. I anxious to see improvement with the XPO acquisition. The people who work there are what make it great.

    Cons

    It can be unorganized and too political at times. HR can create an atmosphere of ambivalence at times. Lack of communication between departments is huge.


  9. "Dock worker"

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    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay an benefits are exceptional, very good company to work for. Would recommend anyone.

    Cons

    When it's the slow season overtime is cut down. Can get very cold on the dock an hot during the summer.

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice to give that is not my place nor my position to give advice to a person of management who should already know simply because of his/her position.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Operations Manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, Safety first mentality, great advancement opportunity

    Cons

    Long hours, and huge workload


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