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YRC Freight Reviews

Updated February 13, 2019
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Pros
  • "They have good pay and benefits" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Good pay and benefits cant complain" (in 41 reviews)

Cons
  • "The workers can be tough to manage with little support from upper management" (in 27 reviews)

  • "hour work week does not provide for a health work/life balance" (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Drivers"

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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Laredo, TX
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Laredo, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Better service at pick Ups

    Cons

    Work so hard on safety

    Advice to Management

    Higher paying rates


  2. "A good place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Developer in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YRC Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People here are really friendly and supportive,
    regular acknowledgement and appreciation,
    work from home is good to balance life and work (depends on manager)

    Cons

    salary and health benefits could be better,
    tech stack could be better,

    Advice to Management

    management needs to be more involved with people who actually do the work,
    very imp to recognize people's capability and interest and allocate work accordingly, match people and capability to job role and not just number of years of experience

  3. Helpful (1)

    "YRC account manager"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Overland Park, KS
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Overland Park, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at YRC Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The management at the corporate office was great.

    Cons

    Unfortunately the department was run from Des Moines by people who couldn't differentiate between customer service and sales.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your sales people like sales people and your call center people like call center people.


  4. "Business Development Representative"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Representative
    Current Employee - Business Development Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at YRC Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, relaxed management, great work/life balance.

    Cons

    Terminals are old and dingy. Pipes always bursting.


  5. "Come join the clowns"

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    Current Employee - City Pick Up and Delivery Driver in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - City Pick Up and Delivery Driver in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at YRC Freight full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Dispatcher too dumb for position
    Medical benefits are great and free

    Cons

    Management sucks and they believe they know it all

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of ur last dispatcher


  6. "Good pay"

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    Current Employee - Driver in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Driver in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at YRC Freight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits and hours

    Cons

    Not very good company to work for


  7. "Transport Driver"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Transportation in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Transportation in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at YRC Freight part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Job it was !

    Cons

    Lots of no sleep nights ! But it's what ive done since 1972 !

    Advice to Management

    So far so good !

  8. "Ok"

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

    I worked at YRC Freight full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Steady pay check, except when they reduced everyone's pay.

    Cons

    Weak management. Bad hours and benefits

    Advice to Management

    Start ober


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YRC Freight full-time

    Pros

    great benefits and compensation for the time and effort you put in

    Cons

    when people call out the job has to get done even short handed


  10. "Dock/tow motor"

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    Former Employee - Dockworker-Part Time in Richfield, OH
    Former Employee - Dockworker-Part Time in Richfield, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at YRC Freight part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Every body got along for the most part

    Cons

    some Bosses to young get carried away treat men like kids

    Advice to Management

    Treat others as u want to be treated