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  1. "Poor service"

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    Former Employee - Regional Sales Vice President in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Vice President in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Vitran Express full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    No clear objectives or direction from top level management. Could have been a great company as it had a great Sales team

    Cons

    Poor quality service and direction. Operations and technology was behind the times. Workers were not engaged by upper management. Could have been a great company


  2. "they were all right"

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    Former Employee - Purchase Agent in Pitts, PA
    Former Employee - Purchase Agent in Pitts, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vitran Express (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Monday thru Friday no weekends

    Cons

    judgemental attitude toward female employees

    Advice to Management

    it is best to show fairness to all who work for you

  3. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Plainfield, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Plainfield, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Vitran Express full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked with some good people, Answered phones, directed the calls, dispatched, Worked well alone & team player

    Cons

    The Company sold to another company, All the employees were let go to bring in their own workers


  4. "Assistant Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Operations Manager in Hanover, MD
    Former Employee - Assistant Operations Manager in Hanover, MD

    I worked at Vitran Express full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great employees, hard working people

    Cons

    organization shutdown without much notice, cut hours on employees who were there for many years who were full time employees


  5. "forklift"

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    Current Employee - Good Yardman the Best in Conley, GA
    Current Employee - Good Yardman the Best in Conley, GA

    I have been working at Vitran Express (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    yardman moving trailers to and from the dock

    Cons

    not enough hours i need and need one now

    Advice to Management

    i need a job soon as i can get one thanks


  6. "yard dog"

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    Former Employee - Carpenter in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Carpenter in Lexington-Fayette, KY

    I worked at Vitran Express (Less than a year)

    Pros

    liked staying on the yard moving trailers and working with good employees that treated me good. the pay was good and it wasn't that far from my house

    Cons

    there wasn't that many cons for this job, but the pay could have been better but was good enough to take care of homw


  7. "AR Accociate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Castle, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Castle, PA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Vitran Express (Less than a year)

    Pros

    decent coworkers and money, no micromanagement

    Cons

    poor management, total lack of communication

    Advice to Management

    learn to delegate and assign people to certain tasks

  8. "Outbound Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Outbound Supervisor in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Outbound Supervisor in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Vitran Express full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, good work life balance, Freedom to do the job your way no micromanagement, decent pay and benefits, No weekend work

    Cons

    Poor management at the corporate level, old equipment that was in disrepair, lagged behind in technology, still using late 80's early 90's technology

    Advice to Management

    Company is now closed because of poor decisions of upper management, my advice would be to make better decisions when it came to spending put the money where is need not in you own pocket


  9. "Solid Start"

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    Former Employee - Billing Specialist in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Billing Specialist in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at Vitran Express full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The work is not difficult, and the environment is comfortable. Hours are reasonable and you have some freedom with appearance and listening to music for example.

    Cons

    Tasks are mundane and can lead to watching the clock closely.


  10. "accounts receivable clerk"

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    Former Employee - Payroll Administrator in Moses Lake, WA
    Former Employee - Payroll Administrator in Moses Lake, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Vitran Express full-time

    Pros

    They paid insurance for you and your whole family

    Cons

    Our american branch wasicked on

    Advice to Management

    Don't worry about what they say


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