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Old Dominion Freight Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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Old Dominion Freight President, CEO, and Director David S. Congdon
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149 Ratings

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Pros
  • Great team oriented atmosphere great pay great experience great management (in 50 reviews)

  • Pay and benefits excellent, management cares about the employees (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, No specific end time (in 18 reviews)

  • In Oregon there's no overtime until you hit 60 hours (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Happy Former Employee"

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

    I worked at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Safety is great
    OSHA compliant
    Great Employee Gatherings
    Employee Stocks

    Cons

    You have a starting time but not an end time

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. "Great Company!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management
    Former Employee - Management
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Team and Family atmosphere throughout the company..
    Service Center Management understand the concepts and needs... very helpful and supportive.

    Cons

    Values of company are promoted constantly but seems that "exempt" employees are not included when it comes to being treated as the values promote.

    Advice to Management

    OD is a great company.. do not lose the focus of Family atmosphere and what has made OD what it is today.... "People"


  3. "Great Job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay for mindless work

    Cons

    can get cold in the unheated MSP terminal!


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work; would do it again"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Linehaul Driver
    Former Employee - Linehaul Driver
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great pay. laid back atmosphere. good bennies.

    Cons

    can have very long days with short turn-arounds. makes for short night if you work 13-14 hours, need to drive home, eat dinner, and then be back at work 10 hours later. Can't do much else except sleep & work during your 5 days on, forget about having hobbies as a linehaul driver.


  6. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time

    Pros

    Fair wages for fair work.

    Cons

    Fast paced and not for everyone


  7. "Good pay but management sucked"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Harrisburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits and good people to work with everyday.

    Cons

    Horrible hours,poor management and they treated you like a child


  8. "LTL is GREAT"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Linehaul Driver in Billings, MT
    Current Employee - Linehaul Driver in Billings, MT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Pay, Benefits, PLUS home every night. I feel like contribute to the success of my terminal. New equipment and bosses who listen to your feedback.

    Cons

    driving a truck in bad weather, can't really be avoided... o o o o o o o o o o o o

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to keep drivers employed once laws are passed that allow autominious vehicles


  9. "dock worker"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great pay and good equipment

    Cons

    terrible hours, barley get to spend time with your family

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "dock worker"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    very competitive pay and great management

    Cons

    hours and work schedule are rough to get acclimated too.


  11. "Dispatch"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion Freight full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I have the best memories of my life at work and with coworkers outside of work. Most of my really good friends are the people I work with. Great pay. Great hours. Fair work, but demanding. Great manager. Honest people and great experience. They weren't afraid to put me out on the dock as a supervisor at the age of 19. They showed me what I was doing wrong when I did it wrong and now I train all the employees on new information as we get it and I help out whoever I can when they need it. You have a boss but usually you are your own boss and they expect you hold yourself to a high standard.

    Cons

    Dock workers work split shifts. Sometimes work 14-20 hours in one day.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.



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