Swift Transportation Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2020

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3.2
56%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
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Swift Transportation CEO Jerry C. Moyes
Jerry C. Moyes
384 Ratings
Pros
  • "Terminals have free laundry and showers(in 37 reviews)

  • "Pretty good pay to be learning on the job(in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management needs to be more supportive when asking for home time(in 41 reviews)

  • "Bad dispatch and low pay loads first few months(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Had to put something"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Cdl Class A Driver in Jurupa Valley, CA

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay is decent so far

    Cons

    Depends on what you're looking for

  2. "Kellogg’s Dedicated"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CDL Driver in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, management & home time!

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities for local work in the Memphis Tn area

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  3. "great starter company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CDL Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    get experience, staff are helpful, nice trucks

    Cons

    Some people are not as helpful which is frustrating, not home often

  4. "Swift has been great! I got a great dedicated"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Company Driver in Lake City, FL

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great miles, pay is decent, truck issues get fixed quickly. Great option for dedicated routes. Not a bad place to be a company driver.

    Cons

    Some terminal are very difficult to deal with. A lot of times loads will be given to you already late so time is crunch. Depending on where you run out of sometimes getting someone on the phone is hard. And of course you get the talk of your a swift driver from other drivers

  5. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Owner Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and great co workers

    Cons

    Management mismanaged and in disarray

  6. "Easy going and medium pay"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Class A Cdl Truck Driver in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    No drama at this company. You will work a lot, and get paid weekly. Sometimes good pay.

    Cons

    The pay fluctuates a lot and is sometimes disappointing

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  7. "I enjoyed my experience there. My DL team was in order and the planners were great."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Class A Truck Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Swift Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits for drivers with little to no experience.

    Cons

    They may not have local dedicated routes for you which applies to all companies.

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  8. "Always tons if work to do in a 24/7 shop so it can be a bit overwhelming if you aren't organized and self motivated."

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Terminal Parts Coordinator in Los Lunas, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Swift Transportation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent starting pay, good hours, good benefits

    Cons

    Time off is earned and it takes forever to earn, raises are done yearly and they aren't much at a time, very dirty environment due to being in a shop.

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  9. "Not the best not the worst"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Truck Driver 

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time

    Pros

    decent miles if you know how to work the system, otherwise you're SOL. Never bad a problem getting home and was able to take as much time as I wanted but I had a damn good DM

    Cons

    Pay is low, you have to be on the planners to get good loads and if you're solo OTR you get last pick of loads

  10. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Over the Road Driver in Gary, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swift Transportation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company for driver to gain experience

    Cons

    So far so good indeed

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