Panalpina Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2020

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3.6
65%
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74%
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Panalpina President & CEO Stefan Karlen
Stefan Karlen
89 Ratings
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  • "Upper management , to much politics(in 10 reviews)

  • "People will complain about the littlest things to top management, but only about minority ethnicities(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Panalpina was Full of oportunities"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Trainer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Panalpina full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Panalpina had Great Values and culture

    Cons

    You can no longer work for Panalpina

  2. "No longer in business"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head of Air Freight in Sterling, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Panalpina full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Large and well organized god culture

    Cons

    Poor technology SAP/TM was a disaster

  3. "It was great while it lasted"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Import Customer Service 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Panalpina full-time

    Pros

    The people were great to work with.

    Cons

    Currently no longer in business

  4. "Good while it lasted !"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Panalpina full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, good opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    Upper management , to much politics.

  5. "Overall great experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Data Analyst 

    I worked at Panalpina part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere with a welcoming staff that quickly helped you learned the ropes around the office.

    Cons

    Not very challenging and work becomes monotonous very easily

  6. "Great while it lasted."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Panalpina full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Pay, Great Co-workers, Great Career

    Cons

    Sold to DSV Almost everyone layed-off

  7. Helpful (1)

    "SAP financial analyst."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Global IT Financial Analyst in Secaucus, NJ

    I worked at Panalpina full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Panalpina was a good company to work for. Employee and customer oriented.

    Cons

    Panalpina was bought by DSV logistics. A lot of Panalpina employees were let go due to the merger. They do not have the same mindset as Panalpina.

  8. "BAD MANAGEMENT"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customs Broker in Torrance, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Panalpina full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The work is easy and the load is light.

    Cons

    The management is horrible. The people who have been there for a long time have superiority.....doesn't matter if they work well or not. It's about seniority there and they outcast you if they don't like you.

  9. "Warehouse manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Panalpina full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Welcoming environment and team members, constant work load, time goes by quick.

    Cons

    Acquired by DSV and the panalpina brand is no more.

  10. "Amazing opportunity for development professionally and personally"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Implementation Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Panalpina full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Autonomy Development Engagement Great team environment

    Cons

    Being acquired Changing strategies Top heavy mgmt structure

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