Package Handler (Former Employee) – Sterling, VA – July 8, 2016
Working in a warehouse environment with extremely physical work that has to be done quickly to get mail to customers. Not much compensation and mostly part-time work. There is some opportunity for advancement, but it is difficult to advance unless you are willing to relocate. Good for a part-time job if you have other sources of income.
Courier (Current Employee) – Elmsford, NY – January 11, 2016
The full time courier position is a very demanding and stressful job to say the least. It drains you physically and mentally. If you're family oriented, this is not a job for you. I'd only recommend a part time position as a courier, if you're currently employed part time elsewhere and do not have medical benefits.
Work long hours to make decent check. Not good job to balance work and family.
driver (Former Employee) – Chillicothe, OH – January 21, 2016
drivers work for contractors not for fedex. the warehouse managers can be too worried about their numbers and not very helpful in getting the drivers on the road. this creates a backlog in trying to get on the road in the mourning. very frustrating to the drivers when they are trying to start their day. the contractors then feel they have their hands tied, this adds to the long day of driving and deliveries.
Over the Road Truck driver (Current Employee) – Rialto, CA – February 3, 2016
Good paying job, only problem is that as you work longer the less miles you will get. Once you arrive to your destination it will take you from 3 hours to 3 days to get another load and leave that location. Some co-workers are very good drivers and will help you if you need help, other drivers have no driving experience and will only drive around 200 miles a day.
Package Handler (Former Employee) – Johnstown, CO – March 8, 2016
Loved going into work with the people that were there, the time having to be there was what was killing me. otherwise, once you got over being tired and not wanting to wake up, you're set to go with great people.
Package Handler (Former Employee) – Maspeth, NY – January 7, 2016
Fed Ex sells its routes like McDonalds sells its franchise restaurants, therefore you are not directly employed by Fed Ex. You wear the Fed Ex uniform but you don't have the benefits that people think you have because you wear that uniform. For example no paid sick days, no paid vacation days, no medical insurance etc. Fed Ex Ground workers at the hardest working people I ever had the privilege to work with bar none !!!
Driver (Current Employee) – Kansas City, MO – September 30, 2015
This company wants your life to revolve around them, forget your health, your personal life, and your family. Typical day starts at or around 6:00 a.m. and the earliest you will get off is 4:30 p.m., this would be considered a good day. Besides that, your first 1-1.5 hours of the day is spent going through your truck and straightening it up because the loaders were not taught properly on how to load a truck. It does no good talking to FedEx about this issue, words from a member of management "It won't matter if you say anything about the load or the loader. Being that the loaders are part time, as long as they show up and do something, that's all we care about.". On top of that, this job takes a good toll on the body, and there are no benefits, or retirement.
No Benefits, no retirement, long hours-specially November-February
Warehouse Supply Custodian (Former Employee) – North Las Vegas, NV – January 21, 2016
I would work a typical 10-12 hours day, delivering and picking up customer packages in a timely manner to insure that they would go out for the next business days delivery. Very customer orientated, fun, and rewarding. Worked very closely with Management.
Material Handler (Former Employee) – Memphis, TN – January 19, 2016
I loved working at FedEx and definitely wouldn't mind honestly going back. I met so many diverse individuals and learned so much about freight and the company. I liked that there is also great benefits and chances of advancement within the company. Great place to develop a career in!
Package Handler (Current Employee) – Dodge City, KS – October 20, 2015
So a typical day at work consists of an average of 2 to 3 hours of intense labor. It starts with a general summery of what the shift will consist of, how many packages, review of previous days performance, and any problems we might encounter through out the work day. We then stretch and report to our stations. lately I have been unloading trailers witch is a very physical post, but I enjoy it. The work environment is very positive. I have a second job and the management is very considerate of that witch I am very thankful for. My co-workers are for the most part friendly, and helpful when needed.
Very friendly environment and good benefits
The smaller stations do not provide me with enough hours to earn a decent income
Package Handler (Former Employee) – Pompano Beach, FL – October 13, 2015
A typical day at fedex is to go get the small packages. Once you go get the small packages dump them in the sorter. Sort the small packages in the correct bin. Then once the packages are sorted in the correct bin then you bag the packages.After the packages have been bagged then the place the bags on the ic belt. You continue this cycle until there are no more packages. It's a very fast paste job. No time for taling, you have to get the job done in an fast but safe paste.Co workers usually get along with one another because working at Fed Ex require team work.The hardest park of the job is making sure you are working safe at all time. The most enjoyable part of this job is working really fast.