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"Great place to work as a part time truck driver"

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Current Employee - Local Truck Driver in Lithia Springs, Douglas, GA
Current Employee - Local Truck Driver in Lithia Springs, Douglas, GA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The best reasons to work at this job is that most of the fleet managers are understanding and able to deal with drivers with courtesy and respect. They are very much concerned about safety and on-time delivery and will reward great performance. The have newer model trucks and kept exceptionally clean. Maintenance staff is very helpful and their attitudes towards the drivers has become better. Overall, this is a GREAT place to work as a Local Driver.

Cons

At this particular location, it is difficult to work with 1 or 2 managers, but overall this location is the best place I have worked.

Advice to Management

PLEASE give training on how to deal with internal customers, for the Drivers, Maintenance Workers, and Fleet managers.

Other Employee Reviews for J.B. Hunt

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, AR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Has good bonus Bonus when earnings are good. Good management in business. Living expenses are less in Arkansas and not much competition.

    Cons

    It's a job not a career. Don't give any opportunity for any growth. Not good for engineers. Does not have structure for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Should promote team work. Should give opportunity to grow and empower employee. Need to create. Structure for advancement. Need better work and life balance.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "JB Hunt is ..."

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Chicago, IL
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Learn a lot regarding management skills and how to deal with different personalities.
    - The starting salary is pretty good, possible structure for bonuses differ per account.
    - More of a great learning experience.
    - JB has different segments within the company: ICS, DCS, Intermodal, Van

    Cons

    - Very long hours which are not fair across the board. Some people work 7, some 12 a day and we all make the same salary.
    - Not many opportunities for advancement unless you want to move out of the Chicago area.
    - You plateau fast. 1 promotion within 6-9 months of being there, and then become stagnant.
    - Lack of communication of where you stand.

    Advice to Management

    -Don't be afraid to tell the management team what a great job they're doing. Sometimes people feel like there hard work goes unrecognized.
    -Be less secretive regarding promotions / growth. Let it be competitive, let people know what's out there and let them work for it.
    -Customize salary in correlation to work ethic / account specific

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