Swift Transportation - My time at Swift was horrible, who can survive on $500 bucks a week, total bs. | Glassdoor
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"My time at Swift was horrible, who can survive on $500 bucks a week, total bs."

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Former Employee - Truck Driver in Sumner, WA
Former Employee - Truck Driver in Sumner, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Swift Transportation full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Ha ha, jokes on you, there aren't any good things things about Swift, I guess it beats being homeless because your truck gives you a place to sleep.

Cons

Everyday is a challenge, getting fuel, not going over 62 mph, or sitting around for days(4) to be exact and that wasn't because of a 34 hour restart, driver managers unhelpful, it sucked.

Advice to Management

The idea that you save money by not paying Drivers what they are worth is foolish, and that's why Swift has such a high turnover rate, unacceptable for a company that makes as much money as Swift does but oh well, hey maybe they'll get the idea when the ceo has to jump in a truck.

Other Employee Reviews for Swift Transportation

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Best job I've ever had"

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    Former Employee - Driver Leader II
    Former Employee - Driver Leader II
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Swift Transportation part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced work makes the day pass quickly. Company policies encourage advancement. Since I been with Swift have received several promotions, annual raises, and bonuses.

    Cons

    High turn-over with the drivers, pathetic training for office employees, still uses AS400, and at times it is very difficult to contact people in other parts of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Start making training manuals for ECT'S, Planners, and Driver Leaders!


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Overworked and underpaid"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is not a lot of pros here. Only pro is traveling occasionally

    Cons

    Salary is much lower than other carriers. Prepare yourself to work more than what they tell you. No communication whatsoever. It's a sink or swim mentality

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees accordingly

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