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Hamburg Süd Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2019

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Hamburg Süd CEO Ottmar Gast
Ottmar Gast
17 Ratings
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  • "ndert seit dem Verkauf an Maersk(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "AWESOME"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Hamburg Süd full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great company who value employees

      Cons

      Nothing to complain about the company

      Hamburg Süd2019-06-11
    • "Good workplace"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Hamburg Süd full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great opportunity to learn about shipping industry

      Cons

      A lot of changes due to mergers and acquisitions

      Advice to Management

      Empower employees to make decisions

      Hamburg Süd2019-05-04
    • "Needs improvement"

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      Former Employee - Sales 

      I worked at Hamburg Süd full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Good work life balance

      Cons

      Everyone here is miserable. You rarely see a smile

      Advice to Management

      Update HR policies

      Hamburg Süd2019-04-24
    • "Awesome ambiance"

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      Former Employee - Analyst 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Hamburg Süd

      Pros

      Good work and life balance

      Cons

      None, very stable and very helpful family

      Hamburg Süd2019-01-14
    • "Dying Company"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Hamburg Süd full-time

        Pros

        Can have an easy day

        Cons

        Some of the VP's are better then others.

        Hamburg Süd2018-06-08
      • "Great company - if you are in the right department!"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Hamburg Süd part-time

        Pros

        very face paced. great for people that want to work

        Cons

        Lower managerial staff is extremely unprofessional and should expect a lawsuit. Training needs to be improved. Office conduct is hostile.

        Advice to Management

        Advice for UPPER Management, clear house! there are older employees that do no do their work! Coupons and phones should not have a place in an office environment. at least not ALL day!. you actually have decent people on staff that enjoy their job and take it seriously, Promote them!

        Hamburg Süd2017-11-28
      • "Project Management Analyst"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

        I worked at Hamburg Süd

        Pros

        Caring team Gym across the street

        Cons

        Some people didn't get along with management's rough attitude but I liked it

        Advice to Management

        Work on controlling information silos

        Hamburg Süd2017-10-04
      • "Average company"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Hamburg Süd full-time

        Pros

        Family organization was the company

        Cons

        Management need conduct more training

        Advice to Management

        More training and understanding to employees

        Hamburg Süd2017-04-12
      • "tenders"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Hamburg Süd full-time

        Pros

        can be a relaxed atmosphere at times. management is okay depending which dept you work in.

        Cons

        they move you around a bunch of departments with no formal training. and salary is about 40k starting. no room for growth

        Advice to Management

        offer growth and the ability to advance careers

        Hamburg Süd2016-09-19
      • "Happy not working there anymore - VERY stressful!"

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        Former Employee - Accounts Receivable Collections Specialist in Orange Park, FL
        Doesn't Recommend

        I worked at Hamburg Süd full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Good payers, good benefits, most peers are great people but everyone is stressed out!

        Cons

        21 steps to print an invoice and no imaging system :(

        Advice to Management

        Update your software to something newer than 1980

        Hamburg Süd2016-07-25
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