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very good job with great coworkers
Dock Work/Freight Handler/Order Builder (Former Employee), Montgomery, ALJanuary 29, 2015
Pros: free lunch/great breaks
Cons: not a stable job always being called in
great job for some extra money no room for advancement is the only thing that sucks, its a very great workout while getting paid and the team work is great managers and all will step in t o get the job done
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Warehouse environment
Cargo Processor (Current Employee), Groveport, OHJanuary 29, 2015
Cons: weather conditions, schedule, lack of productive promoting.
All around hands on and easy job. Harsh weather conditions during seasons. Shift schedule varies.
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bad company
Delivery Driver (Former Employee), Montgomery, ALJanuary 29, 2015
long hours, poor management and they will cut hours. not a good company to work for.
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good work environment.
Warehouse Coordinator (Current Employee), Kent, WAJanuary 26, 2015
Pros: people
Cons: hours
learned many things about transportation and other aspects of trucking.
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typical day
Night Operation Manager (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZJanuary 26, 2015
Pros: its a great company to work for
Cons: but they lie to you
this job was supose to be part time because i need a job to pay for other bills when my company got slow. but it turned into a ful time job. knowing that i told the manage in charge that i need this to be part time. hrs was from 7pm-1am and that was perfect for me. got promoted in 30days and was told my hours would not change but it did. had to start at 4pm to closed. i stayed with them another 13months and worked my details around there schedule. and got promoted again and hrs changed. so i resigned.
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Not a good place for employement Forward air CLT
Am Supervisor (Former Employee), Forest Park, GAJanuary 24, 2015
Pros: good insurance
Cons: new managment
Needs better pay, new management, No training your over worked short breaks, they will write you up for something that your not trained on. They make the rules up as it goes.
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Very good company to be a successful Owner/Operator
Owner/Operator (Former Employee), Groveport, OHJanuary 12, 2015
A typical work day actually starts in the evening. This company is mostly night driving. That is the hardest part of this job. Adjusting to the night driving schedule. this is a 99% drop and hook outfit. the best part of this job is you make your own schedule and the compensation is second to none. I definately fine tuned my time management here. Late deliveries are frowned upon.
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n/a (Former Employee), n/aDecember 10, 2014
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I worked for an air freight forwarder at Dulles in the adjoining building to Forward Air we did many freight pick ups & local deliveries there. Very busy place seemed to be well run considering the amount of freight that flowed through there daily.probably a dozen docks & you were lucky if you found an open 1when you pulled up. Us being their neighbors we had a bit of an IN ! & a bit of preferential treatment but if you don't like fast paced and long hours air freight is not the business or career you should be in. If they weren't in a hurry for it they wouldn't be sending it by air. cant be thin skinned either no around there took sensitivety101 LOL. IAD Rocks!
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no good
delivery driver (Former Employee), Atlanta, GADecember 7, 2014
Pros: just the pay was good when i first started.
Cons: benefits was not so great
the drivers are excellent family oriented people.the ceo gm district manager are up to no good.
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Day at forward Air
Package Handler (Current Employee), San Antonio, TXNovember 2, 2014
Pros: weekly pay, excellent workout, good supervisors and co-workers, fast pace work
Cons: short breaks (sometimes none), heavy workloads, low staff
A very fast-pace job requiring constant multitasking
Very organized, and synchronized system
Hot working conditions with short rest periods
Great workout!
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Bad place to work
Dock Worker (Former Employee), Kansas City MOOctober 27, 2014
manangers are rude and dont respect employees. hardly ever gave employees breaks after working 10 to 12 hours.
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Challenging
Import Specialist (Former Employee), Charleston, SCOctober 27, 2014
This company will challenge you in many ways, good and bad. The Charleston terminal tends to be disorganized and dysfunctional. The hardest part of the job is trying to maintain organization and keep up with the workload, amongst the many obstacles in place.
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Benefits are okay.Most of the managers are morons!!!!
dock worker (Current Employee), Desplaines IllinoisOctober 23, 2014
Pros: benefits
Cons: the management!!!
Dock manager is an idiot that has no business being in the position he's in. He hires all his family and friends and puts them in office positions.The warehouse manager micro manages everything.The dock lead shouldve been fired ten years ago and the night managers a chain smoking psychopath with no communication skills.
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Exhausted workplace, but with fun co-workers
Cargo Handler (Current Employee), Miami, FLOctober 17, 2014
Pros: the one is i have a job.
Cons: extensive time day's work, not a stable work schedule.
It is a continue burden of boxes, oftenly during 10, 12 and untill 14 hours day's work. I have learned to identify the boxes by their route and store #. Co-worker are fine. The break is the best time.
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it was allright
Forklift driver (Former Employee), newark, njOctober 16, 2014
It was ok , never got used to that place all dusty and dirty but it was fun when it was busy , more challenging for me
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Productive workplace
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee), Humble, TXOctober 4, 2014
Pros: very active job moving alot
Cons: shortbreaks
I enjoyed working here, I meet alot of new people and worked very hard. The hardest part about this job is that it was extremely hot in the warehouse and you were basically lifting very heavy boxes and or
crates. You would sweat non stop. I enjoyed most about the job were the people they kept you going, very humorous.
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started school
Laborer (Former Employee), Baltimore, MD 21230September 29, 2014
a typical day at work
what you learned
management
your co-workers
the hardest part of the job
the most enjoyable part of the job
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productive atmosphere
Package Handler (Former Employee), Irving, TXSeptember 22, 2014
Pros: good pay
Cons: some job assignments require no days off
a typical day on the job would consist of receiving your job assignment according to the jobsite check in the number of temp workers assigned to you complete the task at hand with quality and in a timely manner . coworkers are great normally people who were trained with you the hardest thing would have to b keeping up with employees on big sites sometimes they get a little lost and the most enjoyable thing would have to be the work flow
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made great friends
Dock Lead (Former Employee), Charlotte, NCSeptember 21, 2014
Pros: light days
Cons: no benefits, noraises
worst working experience ever wasn't willing to promote and never complimented us for anything
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very poor place to work
Driver (Current Employee), Cedar Rapids, IASeptember 14, 2014
Pros: non
Cons: the office help are very judgemental of everyone
terminal manager is a hot head does not have managment skills for this job..disfuctional managers in the Cedar Rapids terminal

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Forward Air Corporation is a leading provider of time-definite surface transportation and related logistics services.

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