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Purolator Courier Reviews

Updated Jun 17, 2019

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Approve of CEO
Wayne Cheeseman
54 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great People, Great Training, Fantastic Safety Culture(in 18 reviews)

  • "good benefits good people good customers(in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "Have to put the time to escalate job positions as this is a union work environment company(in 6 reviews)

  • "The organization; total lack of direction(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Decent for a sinking ship"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Purolator Courier full-time

      Pros

      Good pay decent hours and flexible management

      Cons

      Too much politics and lots of gossiping among employees

      Advice to Management

      Not much place was a sinking ship so no advice would help management turn things around

      Purolator Courier2018-05-18
    • "Promote the right people"

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

      I worked at Purolator Courier

      Pros

      People are the only reason to stay on

      Cons

      Need to be fair to employee that have been there for years.

      Advice to Management

      Promote the best person for the job not someone who is friends to. Family member

      Purolator Courier2016-10-05
    • "Not a bad gig"

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      Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Moncton, NB
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Purolator Courier full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Very energetic coworkers, great training

      Cons

      Busy, not alot of breaks, rushed, not many day offs

      Purolator Courier2019-06-17
    • "scanner operator specialist in toronto"

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        Former Employee - Scanner Operator in Midtown Toronto, ON

        I worked at Purolator Courier part-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        good benefits and competitive in salary

        Cons

        for me there is no better employer than purolator

        Purolator Courier2019-06-15
      • "Great company"

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        Current Employee - Courier in Vaughan, ON
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I have been working at Purolator Courier full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Good environment Good pay Unionized If u really love to drive this is the best Canadian company in this industry

        Cons

        Long hours specially Christmas season Working under stress to finish all of the deliveries and pick ups

        Purolator Courier2019-05-31
      • "Extremely well run, excellent senior management!"

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        Former Employee - Account Executive 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I worked at Purolator Courier full-time

        Pros

        Competitive earnings. Work life balance. Excellent benefits and a retirement plan.

        Cons

        Poor career planning and room for advancement outside of HQ

        Purolator Courier2019-05-24
      • "Courier"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I worked at Purolator Courier full-time

        Pros

        Great place to work. Good pay/benefits. Friendly co-workers. Strong union.

        Cons

        Very busy. You have to work very hard.

        Purolator Courier2019-04-28
      • "Great company to work for"

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        Current Employee - Courier 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Purolator Courier full-time for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Really good work life balance

        Cons

        Some unionized enployees with bad attitudes

        Advice to Management

        Pay front line managers more than the employees they manage

        Purolator Courier2019-04-15
      • "Company review"

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        Former Employee - IT Consultant 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Purolator Courier full-time for more than 10 years

        Pros

        The employee benefits package has a lot of flexibility. Company matches pension contributions. Starting vacation weeks is 3 on the Management/Professional payroll

        Cons

        Not much recognition for employees outside major centers. Pension is a defined contribution instead of defined benefit. Not much room for career advancement unless you are in a major center.

        Advice to Management

        More recognition for employees outside major centers. Limit the number of managers. Increase opportunities for advancement outside major centers

        Purolator Courier2019-04-08
      • "Warehouse sorter"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Purolator Courier part-time

        Pros

        Good salary and benefits Nice people

        Cons

        Heavy phisical job in the warehouse

        Purolator Courier2019-04-02
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