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Pros
  • YRC offers very competitive salaries and good benefits (in 13 reviews)

  • Easy to recruit drivers based on pay and benefits (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper Management sold out to Yellow and destroyed a good thing (in 11 reviews)

  • Terrible senior management, bordering on bankruptcy, company is a sinking ship (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Steady"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Analyst in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Software Analyst in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is steady, typical corporate

    Cons

    Pretty much same people, day in day out, so can get boring

    Advice to Management

    Resist temptation to micromanage


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Was hired and told would be day cab driver....7 months later still in sleeper and hiring manager now gone!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Line Haul Driver in Albuquerque, NM
    Current Employee - Line Haul Driver in Albuquerque, NM
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is ok people are nice

    Cons

    Pay could be better life is by the phone waiting

    Advice to Management

    Work on moral


  3. "Application Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at YRC Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    I had a great team that worked well together. Enjoyed my time innovating and finding ways to get our shipments to their destination more efficiently.

    Cons

    The company has lots of debt and was unable to give merit increases for a long period of time.


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  5. "Average"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment, not long hours

    Cons

    Pay isn't great, facility is outdated


  6. "Road Driver / Trainer, Safety Team leader"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Road Driver/Trainer in Maybrook, NY
    Current Employee - Road Driver/Trainer in Maybrook, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at YRC Worldwide (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Salery, National company working regional

    Cons

    Old worn-out equipment, poor maintenance

    Advice to Management

    Raise salary back to where it was, cut out six million dollars bonus to senior management


  7. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YRC Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    The company is growing and beginning to profit. Most departments work well together. If you love a challenge, this is a great place.

    Cons

    Training is sink or swim in since there is not much cross training.


  8. "Operations Support Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Support Specialist
    Former Employee - Operations Support Specialist
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    They are great benefits package.

    Cons

    Raises and pay increase are VERY minimal or non-existent

    Advice to Management

    Value what hard working employees do. Reward them for exceptional work performances. What you fail to recognize, another company will.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Customer Service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at YRC Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    All shifts available that can fit your lifestyle.

    Cons

    Dead end job, no appreciation, spied on every day, written up for nothing routinely

    Advice to Management

    Get some common sense, less theory more reality


  10. Helpful (1)

    "CSS"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Healthcare, great coworkers, not bad pay

    Cons

    Very micro managed, forced overtime on a consistent basis, no room for personal growth,office culture is low, poor moral.

    Advice to Management

    Update how you do business across the board, YRC is doing business pretty much the same as they have done it since day one.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Ok to work in this environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at YRC Worldwide part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Atmosphere to work in. no hassle

    Cons

    Pay is weel below where it should be.



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