Swift Transportation Reviews in Laredo, TX | Glassdoor

Swift Transportation Laredo Reviews

Updated July 27, 2017
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Laredo, TX

4.2
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Swift Transportation CEO Jerry C. Moyes
Jerry C. Moyes
3 Ratings

4 Employee Reviews

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Pros
  • Had a good driver manager which makes all the difference (in 19 reviews)

  • good people good pay, decent benefit (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Strict home time policies that suck (in 30 reviews)

  • Being away from home for this job just wasn't for me and my family (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Director of Operations"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Laredo, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Laredo, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swift Transportation (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Equal opportunity and promotions from inside. There is politics between business lanes but still there is a can i help culture around

    Cons

    Bad apples can last long time before leaving . There is rotation of personnel, but it is due the market

    Advice to Management

    Consienten training


  2. "Laredo only does urinalysis"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - OTR Driver in Laredo, TX
    Former Employee - OTR Driver in Laredo, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Swift Transportation (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Laredo orientation quick and easy, they only do urinalysis. No hair test. Driving test is easy to pass. A great starter company for new drivers

    Cons

    In cab cameras. Don't fall the drug test, no second chance.

  3. "Company Driver"

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    Former Employee - Company Driver in Laredo, TX
    Former Employee - Company Driver in Laredo, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have an academy you can go to learn tractor-trailer operation.

    Cons

    Preferential treatment and the management staff treatment of their drivers.

    Advice to Management

    I would re-evaluate the management structure


  4. Helpful (1)

    "great earning potential"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Laredo, TX
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Laredo, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You can make a lot of money if you hustle and work late . quality and quantity are in effect here.

    Cons

    Checks are inconsistent ...one pay period can be great and another horrid

    Advice to Management

    Great focused leaders . especially my veteran boss . real leader uses military background to get down and dirty with us to be successful


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