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DPI Specialty Foods Reviews

Updated August 20, 2017
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  1. "Account Manger"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DPI Specialty Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Large company, but operated like a much smaller business. One of the only specialty and cultural foods distributors in the market

    Cons

    Risk of losing entire market similar to how they got in with Kroger.


  2. "Long Term Career"

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    Current Employee - Lead Analyst in Ontario, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Analyst in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DPI Specialty Foods full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fat Paycheck, 401 benefits, Work life balance,free food and cheese,fun at work

    Cons

    high medical insurance for family members

  3. "Route Driver"

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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DPI Specialty Foods full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy work decent pay

    Cons

    Work with white trash and thugs
    DOT violations daily
    No accountability
    Theft rampant from trucks and Starbucks stores
    Stay away they will not have Starbucks very long

    Advice to Management

    Clean house and hire quality people


  4. "Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DPI Specialty Foods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Paid twice per month. No vacations unless you wanted to pay someone else to do your job.

    Cons

    Lots of miscommunication, poor management (supervisor was an arrogant idiot), too many warehouse out stocks ( especially with on sale items). Everything that went wrong I was told was my fought.

    Advice to Management

    Take some classes on how communicate with your staff. As so your not abusive.


  5. "Dpi freezer/Warehouse selector"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DPI Specialty Foods full-time

    Pros

    Pays well and bi weekly

    Cons

    Not a lot of cons to this job


  6. "Class A Driver"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DPI Specialty Foods full-time

    Pros

    Good pay ,Many great people.

    Cons

    Work weekends, Very early start times.


  7. "Its ok, but no loyalty."

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DPI Specialty Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of freedom and a long leash to get the job done.

    Cons

    Management blames those below them for their own shortsited shortcomings.

    Advice to Management

    show some loyalty.

  8. "Loved the job, hate the company/management"

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    Former Employee - CDL Driver in Canton, MA
    Former Employee - CDL Driver in Canton, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DPI Specialty Foods full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Trip pay, short hours depending on route and free food. The location of the facility is great because it's near Boston where most delivery occurs.

    Cons

    Management needs replacement. Most or all managers have no cdl license and no management skills. Union was brought in on 2016 because drivers got fed up with managers.

    Advice to Management

    Find better managers, actually listen to drivers for advice and treat employees better.


  9. "Used to be great"

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    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DPI Specialty Foods full-time

    Pros

    work independently, very little supervision

    Cons

    OT almost never, no sales incentives, morale at all time low, long time employees laid off.

    Advice to Management

    Give your people an incentive and you will see sales grow.


  10. "Selector"

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    Current Employee - Order Selector in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Current Employee - Order Selector in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DPI Specialty Foods full-time

    Pros

    You can get a lot of over time

    Cons

    Unorganized place need better leadership

    Advice to Management

    Make more the one shift


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