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John V. Faraci
19 Ratings
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  • "Too many unproductive tasks that are internally focused, instead of customer focused(in 3 reviews)

  • "The customer service is under a lot of stress and no help to relieve the stress(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "xpedx"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at xpedx full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Good to their employees, with hiring within.

    Cons

    Bought out by Veritiv Corp.

  2. "Laborer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at xpedx full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Very simple work that made you feel accomplished. If you show initiative to want more responsibility, they allow it.

    Cons

    None that I can think of. Great entry level job.

  3. "Scary future"

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    Former Employee - Driver in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at xpedx full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Communication channels are readily available

    Cons

    Poor management that doesn’t understand day to day tasks

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people

  4. "The best company to work for."

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at xpedx full-time

      Pros

      Ability to work independently but find assistance if necessary.

      Cons

      I really don't have any cons about the company.

    • "Acounting"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at xpedx full-time

      Pros

      Working with the people. Great benefits.

      Cons

      Outsourced jobs when they should not have

      Advice to Management

      Do not outsource when the teams you have already do a great job.

    • "Expertise in Packaging, Facility and Printing Supplies and Equipment"

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      Former Employee - Sales Professional in Seattle, WA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I worked at xpedx full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Strong national reputation, experienced management and seasoned sales team!

      Cons

      Merger created organizational changes and challenges.

    • "Sales rep"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at xpedx full-time

        Pros

        Enjoyed working with management. Very knowledgeable

        Cons

        Infrastructure was lacking. Needs some major updating

      • "Global Packaging Sales Specialist"

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        Current Employee - Global Packaging Sales Specialist in San Francisco, CA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at xpedx full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Great compensation Get to work remotely Get to interact with many different companies Get to integrate design and sales

        Cons

        Lack of management communicating with sales and other entities Lack of advancement opportunities or real learning opportunities Antiquated industry in general

        Advice to Management

        Please set up a better organizational structure that builds employees up and really rewards accomplishments. In addition, have management communicate better with sales.

      • "Used to be a good company"

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        Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Morrisville, NC
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at xpedx full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        I liked most of my coworkers. They were a really good group of people to work with.

        Cons

        Business decline. Xpedx's business was focused mainly on paper sales. Since more and more businesses and organizations are trying to go "paperless", that meant the company was constantly loosing business. The company leaders were too slow to try diversifying and adapting to the paperless trend. I worked there for 11 years. The company had almost no growth during that 11-year period. The division I worked for managed to...

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        Advice to Management

        Don't get stuck in the past. Learn to adapt and diversify the business model to keep up with modern, paperless trends.

      • "Good Employer"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at xpedx for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Owned at the time by IP (International Paper). Outstanding benefits and perks.

        Cons

        They sought to develop a Facilities Supplies segment to the Paper and Packaging business, however it did not develop fast enough and the division was sold off.

        Advice to Management

        Be forth right with employees.

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