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DPI Mid Atlantic Reviews

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  1. "Like It"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DPI Mid Atlantic full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good People trying hard to do the right thing

    Cons

    long hours but they are appreciated

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you're doing, it'll get there


  2. "Management don't care .. all they do is try to fill the routes"

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    Current Employee - Driver in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Current Employee - Driver in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at DPI Mid Atlantic full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    only one customer in that division, Starbucks. Yearly bidding on routes.

    Cons

    Malfunctioning equipment, sloppy loading of trucks (no or missing straps), cross docks are not equally distributed between the 2 drivers that service the same route, promised health insurance not granted since over a year. Night work, also Saturdays and Sundays and all holidays.

    Advice to Management

    take care of your people then they will take care of your customers


  3. "Good Growing Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at DPI Mid Atlantic full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    DPI Mid Atlantic has been growing for the last couple of years which provides employment opportunities and more job security. People generally try to do a good job and generally care.

    Cons

    Long hours create work life balance issues.


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  5. "A decent place to work in distribution"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    The Director of operations was one of the best managers I have ever worked with in a warehouse setting

    Cons

    The lover level manager was clueless


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Relax culture"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DPI Mid Atlantic part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and work culture.

    Cons

    No real room for growth or raise.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Worst company I've ever worked for"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    pay was good. 6% commission of total sales

    Cons

    supervisor could care less about your opinion. told to do one thing, then when retail store managers didnt agree, supervisors lied and say they never told you do to that. impossible workload ( stock about 800 cases a day in combined 3 stores which were about 80 total driving distance, rotation of all products, check dates, write orders for approx 4 other stores a day besides the stores you stocked totaling another 50 miles or so), no help AT ALL from supervisors when needed and when they did show up to a store to "help" they just walked around and talked to everyone and did nothing to help you. when you go on vacation or take a day off your store was in shambles when you returned since supervisors and floats are salary based and could care less about filling your stores. the next week is about double a normal work week since nobody did anything while your on vacation. also, on vacations your check is based off what the float orders, ( and since they're salary they could care less about filling your store because it makes more work for them). Driving 70 or so miles for a 40 minute meet each month ( they are located in Upper Marlboro and meetings are schedule in the middle of the day), then driving back to your assigned store to finish work. most days consisted of 12+ hour days including saturdays IF you want to keep up. to actually have what supervisors consider a "nice" store you need to work about 16 hrs a day 6 days a week. overall, HORRIBLE company with no chance of success. also, NO RAISES EVER. supervisor told me if you want a raise order more products so you have a bigger commission check. what a great way to motivate people.

    Advice to Management

    do some work every now and then and maybe your employees will respect you. also, realize people dont live at work, when someone is working 60+ hrs a week and you consider them a "bad" employee something isnt right. You have impossible standards that even supervisors cant live up to even though they say they do. when supervisors actually do work they bring 2 or 3 floats with them to help. then they dont understand why you, the employee, cant get it done by yourself.